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Endometriosis can start in your teens and early 20s

Tessa Nielsen, 21, was in so much pain from her menstrual periods and cramps, she couldn’t do much at all. “I would lie in bed, curled up in ball with a heating pad,” she said. […]

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What can a routine infection have to do with a child’s sudden outbursts and obsessiveness?

The 5-year-old who arrived at the Norton Children’s Hospital emergency department in December was far different than the happy, healthy girl her parents had come to know. A month earlier, it started with emotional outbursts. […]

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Separating autism myths from the facts

About 1 in 54 children in the U.S. has autism spectrum disorder (ASD), according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Despite how common the disorder is, autism myths continue to persist. These […]

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Study: Black children disproportionately face autism diagnosis delays

Diagnosing a child with autism typically is a monthslong process involving multiple assessments, but for Black children the delay was found to average more than three years in a recent study. From the parents’ first […]

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Strategies for reducing the infant mortality rate

A pregnant patient’s race, social status, access to medical care and living conditions all can affect whether they are more likely to deliver a baby weighing less than 5 pounds, 8 ounces (low birth weight), […]

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Endometriosis can start in your teens and early 20s

Tessa Nielsen, 21, was in so much pain from her menstrual periods and cramps, she couldn’t do much at all. “I would lie in bed, curled up in ball with a heating pad,” she said. […]

Read Full Story

What can a routine infection have to do with a child’s sudden outbursts and obsessiveness?

The 5-year-old who arrived at the Norton Children’s Hospital emergency department in December was far different than the happy, healthy girl her parents had come to know. A month earlier, it started with emotional outbursts. […]

Read Full Story

Separating autism myths from the facts

About 1 in 54 children in the U.S. has autism spectrum disorder (ASD), according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Despite how common the disorder is, autism myths continue to persist. These […]

Read Full Story

Study: Black children disproportionately face autism diagnosis delays

Diagnosing a child with autism typically is a monthslong process involving multiple assessments, but for Black children the delay was found to average more than three years in a recent study. From the parents’ first […]

Read Full Story

Strategies for reducing the infant mortality rate

A pregnant patient’s race, social status, access to medical care and living conditions all can affect whether they are more likely to deliver a baby weighing less than 5 pounds, 8 ounces (low birth weight), […]

Read Full Story

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