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Practical Swine Flu Prevention Tips for Parents & Teachers

By Erika Schwartz

No one knows what this school year has in store, so what must be done to make sure your child is Swine Flu safe? According to Dr. Erika Schwartz, Medical Director of Cinergy Health , as kids gear up for back to school, adults may be leery about health concerns. Recently the CDC reported 436 deaths
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Sunburn & Sun Safety Tips

By JustMommies staff

You want your kids to have fun this summer but how can you keep them safe in the sun. Here are some of safety tips for having fun in the sun. Keep babies under the age of six months out of the sun. Babies have sensitive skin that is much thinner than adults. If your baby is under six months of age she
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Pain During Sex - Causes and Treatments

By Maria T. Pepin

Sex is supposed to be a pleasurable experience. If you are noticing some pain during intercourse, it’s important to consult with your doctor right away. Do not ignore the problem because it can impact your relationship and have negative emotional effects as well. Proper treatment can help you go back
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Weight Gain After Depo Shot May not Come Off

By JustMommies staff

According to a report found on Reuters, women who gain weight quickly after taking the Depo Provera shot may be stuck with that weight gain long term. Researchers found that women who gained weight quickly and during the first six months after taking the Depo Provera shot were likely to keep gaining
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New Findings on Autism and Maternal Autoimmune Disorders

By JustMommies staff

Researchers have found more evidence of a link between autism and maternal autoimmune disorders, according to a report from HealthDay News. Older research had already pointed to a connection between autism and autoimmune disorders like type one diabetes and rheumatoid arthritis, but a new study published
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Endometriosis

By JustMommies staff

Endometriosis occurs when there is endometrial tissue outside of the endometrial cavity. The endometrium lines a woman's uterus. Although this tissue can be found anywhere, it is commonly found in the pelvic area. What happens to my body if I have endometriosis? The endometrial tissue that has attached
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What is Sensory Integration Disorder?

By JustMommies staff

Children with Sensory Integration Disorder have problems interpreting things they hear, see, smell, or touch. Sensory Integration Disorder occurs in the brains of children. The nervous system works by interpretting signals sent from the body through the nerves to the brain. These signals tell the brain
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Tourette Syndrome FAQ

By JustMommies staff

Tourette Syndrome is a neurological disorder characterized by repetitive movements and sounds. These movements and sounds are referred to as tics. What is a tic? As stated above, a tic is any repetitive motion or sounds. Quite frequently a tic appears to be purposeful to an onlooker. In reality, it is
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Spina Bifida

By Rebecca Pillar

Spina Bifida is a condition where, during development in the very first month of pregnancy, the spinal cord does not completely close. Spina Bifida is estimated to occur in nearly 7 out of every 10,000 live births in the United States. Exact figures are not available due to the possibility of under reporting.
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Screening for Scoliosis

By Rebecca Pillar

Our spine was designed to support our weight and help hold our body in place. Normally, when viewed from the back, the spine appears straight. A person with scoliosis, however, has an abnormal curvature of the spine. Most causes of scoliosis are unknown. What is known, is that scoliosis occurs far more
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