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Being left out puts youths with special needs at risk for depression

The challenges that come with battling a chronic medical condition or developmental disability are enough to get a young person down. But being left out, ignored or bullied by their peers is the main reason youths with special health care needs report symptoms of anxiety or depression, according to a new study.
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Managing chronic disease with inspiration instead of fear

Health : The Checkup (3 hours ago)

medicine The opposite of scare tactics ‘Introduce our patients to mentors,’ KevinMD.com Chronic disease management is a big issue in modern medical care: Hypertension, diabetes, asthma, obesity and allergies are among the conditions... Read Post

Feather loss hits young Antarctic penguins, putting them at risk in frigid weather

Health : The Checkup (5 hours ago)

Although penguins can’t fly, they still need feathers. Without them, the birds risk disease and even death, which is why researchers are concerned about the recent reappearance of a rare disorder causing the feathers of young pengui... Read Post

Study finds parents of children with disabilities at higher health risk

Health : Medical News Today (7 months ago)

A University of Limerick study has found that parents of children with learning or developmental disabilities have an increased risk of depression and are more likely to suffer from chronic health conditions. The figures showed that... Read Post


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