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Camp STAR 2015 Registration Opens

December 2nd, 2014

Register now for this unique Summer camp for children with ADHD and related disorders. Camp STAR is an award-winning summer treatment program for children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and related disorders. This seven-week…

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PKU Study Needs Participants

November 13th, 2014

Help clinics understand how they can assist families caring for children with PKU. Research conducted by the University of Louisville aims to help clinics offer improved care and support for families of children with PKU….

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Gas Stove Safety

November 3rd, 2014

A recent study found increases in respiratory illness such as asthma and bronchitis when gas stoves are not used properly. Researchers recommend using a ventilation system to make sure air pollutants like carbon monoxide and…

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How to Get Health Insurance

October 31st, 2014

Get the health coverage you need. The Health Insurance Marketplace helps uninsured people enroll in health coverage. You can compare health plans by using the Marketplace website or making an appointment with a Navigator.  A…

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Preventing Unintentional Injury

October 23rd, 2014

Learn the risks, common causes, and prevention strategies of unintentional injury. Developmental Pediatrician, Dr. Patty Huang, talks about the key factors that place children with special health care needs at risk for unintentional injury. Dr….

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Guide By Your Side Newsletter

October 3rd, 2014

Guide By Your Side is by parents, for parents. Trained parent guides offer information, support, and resources. Check out their latest newsletter for several upcoming events, many focused on hearing loss.

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Get Paid for Your Thoughts

October 3rd, 2014

Offer your suggestions on the redesign of the National Survey of Children’s Health. An important survey about children’s health is being redesigned to improve the questions. If you have an hour of time and you’re…

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