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Noise Cancelling Headphones and Earplugs for Children with Autism

Children with autism are typically hyper-sensitive to auditory stimuli. This is the most common sensory hypersensitivity in individuals with high functioning autism or Asperger’s.

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Billboard Person of the Year Selena Gomez Gives a Face on the Lupus Community

Selena Gomez was diagnosed with lupus three year, which eventually led to her kidney transplant that went public recently in September. Now, she has been named Billboard's Person of the Year while also giving a face to the lupus community.

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Boy with Autism Finds Companionship in Apple's Siri

It can be a difficult world to make friends in, especially for children with autism. However, a young boy named Gus was able to find companionship in an unlikely place - Apple's virtual assistance platform, Siri.

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How to Maintain Proper Nutrition and Bone Health in Celiac Disease Patients

The reduced bone density of patients is sometimes devalued by people, but the reality is that reduced bone density is how celiac disease is sometimes detected by doctors. Having a balanced and nutritious diet is the best way to have healthier bones, so here are the most important nutrients that will help with patient's health.

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The Very Best Diet for Weight Loss for People at Risk for Diabetes

For those that are at risk of developing type 2 diabetes, making a change in lifestyle to improve their health becomes paramount in order to prevent the disease from developing and ensuring their health in the long term.

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The Reality Behind Juvenile-Onset Fibromyalgia

According to Mayo Clinic, about 2 to 6 percent of children are affected by fibromyalgia, mainly those who are adolescent girls. Keep reading to learn more about the reality those with juvenile-onset fibromyalgia face.

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Project Fizzyo: A Breathing Exercise Game for Children with Cystic Fibrosis

While the goal in developing this technology was to make breathing exercises more appealing to children, it turns out that Project Fizzyo has also captured the attention of adults with CF.

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A Newer Perspective on Diabetes and Depression

Latest research seems to support those who have diabetes are at higher risk of developing depression, and vice-versa. View this slideshow to have a newer perspective on the relationship between diabetes and depression.

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The Link Between Crohn's Disease and B-12 Deficiency

Recent research has again confirmed that those with Crohn’s disease are at high risk for vitamin B-12 insufficiency.

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Fibromyalgia Through the Centuries: How Fibromyalgia Has Evolved

What many may not know is that this disease has only just been considered a neuromuscular disease, and over the years, fibromyalgia has been identified but never fully expanded upon. Many wonder how did this disease even come to be?

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New Technology Could Minimize Breast Cancer Radiation Side Effects

A new technology known as Vision RT may hold the answer to resolving radiation side effects. The Vision RT monitors patient patterns to make sure that the radiation precisely strikes only in areas where it is meant to go.

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Mickey Rowe Is First Actor with Autism to Play Lead in "Curious Incident of the Dog"

Mickey Rowe is hitting the Indiana Repertory Theatre staring in the Tony-winning Best Play The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, a 2003 novel that has become a Broadway smash hit. Rowe has autism spectrum disorder, and will be the first person with ASD to play the role.

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I Told the Doctor My Nipples Were Itchy. And Here's What He Told Me!

Itchy nipples may seem like a bit of a taboo thing to talk about, but almost two thirds of women experience it!

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What Is a GI Cocktail?

A GI cocktail or gastrointestinal cocktail is actually a mixture of liquid antacid, viscous lidocaine, and an anticholinergic drug. A GI cocktail is primarily used to treat dyspepsia. Learn more about the GI cocktail in this article.