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MacGyver”-Like Rehabilitation Engineer Helps Medically Complex Kids at NY Hospital

Blythedale Children’s Hospital in Valhalla, N.Y., the state’s only independent, specialty children’s hospital and one of only 14 pediatric specialty hospitals in the United St...
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Keeping a stiff upper lip can hurt your health following death of a loved one

Keeping a stiff upper lip can hurt your health following death of a loved one Some people facing the loss of a loved one try to maintain their composure, but it's healthier t...
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Olympic Gold Medalist Scott Hamilton Releases Children's Book to Help Parents Talk to Kids about Cancer

Olympic Gold Medalist Scott Hamilton Releases Children's Book to Help Parents Talk to Kids about Cancer A new children's book, Fritzy Finds a Hat, written by Olympic Gold Med...
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Patient Power® Cancer Patient Survey Shows Majority of Patients Willing to Participate in Clinical Trials and Find Them Beneficial

Patient Power®, which delivers patient-powered journalism, information and opportunities to engage with and connect to the cancer community, reports that results from the firs...
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Cracking The Code To Society’s Most Feared Disease

Even more than cancer, there’s one disease most people fear. The thought of falling prey to Alzheimer’s disease and to the inevitable desecration of the mind is something that...
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Access Perfect Homes – An Innovative Resource for Finding a Home for the Disabled, Seniors, and Mobility Impaired

Access Perfect Homes is excited to announce the launch of its residential real estate team dedicated to addressing the housing needs of those with mobility issues or physical ...
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Machine-Learning Tool Identified Predictive Factors Associated with Worse Patient Outcomes After Arthroscopic Hip Surgery for Femoroacetabular Impingement

A machine-learning algorithm developed by an orthopedic surgeon at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) and his colleagues identified predictive factors associated with worse ou...
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Benefits of Fetal Surgery for Spina Bifida Continue in School-Age Children

In a follow-up to the landmark 2011 study that demonstrated prenatal surgery for spina bifida has measurable benefits over surgery after birth for one of the most disabling ne...
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HPV Status May Affect Risk of Early Death in Patients with Oropharynx Cancer

HPV Status May Affect Risk of Early Death in Patients with Oropharynx Cancer New research indicates that there is a higher risk of early death among patients with oropharynx...
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Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and Visual Dysfunction eLearning Course for Health Professionals Now Offered by Lighthouse Guild

Lighthouse Guild has launched a one-hour online program on traumatic brain injury (TBI) and visual dysfunction designed for healthcare professionals, such as optometrists, reh...
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The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation to Launch Inaugural Reeve Summit 2020: Where Care, Cure and Community Connect

The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation announced today its first-ever Reeve Summit 2020: Where Care, Cure and Community Connect from February 26-28, 2020, at the Marriott Mar...
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Alzheimer's: New ultrasound technique significantly improves brain performance

In neurological diseases such as Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease or Multiple Sclerosis, brain neurons are constantly being lost, resulting in memory lapses, speech di...
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Nursing professor offers tips to help children with autism eat well

School nurses are critical to the health care of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) since they work with a population susceptible to malnutrition, says a Ball State ...
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Breakthrough Treatment Promises New Hope And Help For Kids And Adults With Dyslexia And Related Disorder

Dr. Harold N. Levinson has made major strides in the understanding and successful treatment of those suffering from the many symptoms of dyslexia and its related disorders—ena...
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The Stepping Stones Group Acquires STAR of CA

The Stepping Stones Group (Stepping Stones), a leading national provider of therapeutic, behavioral and autism services to children in educational and community settings, anno...
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Happy Holidays and have a great New Year!

Thank you so much for being a part of the NEWS-Line family this year. Our best to you and your friends, family and work crew from all of us! Have a terrific holiday season, st...
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An Innovative Approach to Designing Adaptive Clothing with Samanta Bullock Blog Squad

Mai Ling Chan, MS, CCC-SLP, and Martyn Sibley, Xceptional Leaders Podcast co-hosts, chat with Samanta Bullock about her innovative approach to designing adaptive clothing. Wi...
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Carole Zangari: AAC Educator and Co-Founder of Praactical AAC Blog Squad

Rachel, Lucas, and Chris are joined this week by the amazing Carole Zangari! Dr. Zangari, co-founder of the Praactical AAC website and professor of speech-language pathology a...
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The Ad Council's 66th Annual Public Service Award Dinner Celebrates the Power of Purpose

The Ad Council, America's leading organization dedicated to using communications to drive social change, held its Annual Public Service Award Dinner. Emmy-nominated actress, a...
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Choking Deaths In U.S. Children Drop By 75 Percent In Past 50 Years

Children’s deaths from choking on small objects dropped by 75 percent from 1968 to 2017, according to a report published in JAMA. Various choking hazard regulations enacted du...
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Shaking Head To Get Rid Of Water In Ears Could Cause Brain Damage

Trapped water in the ear canal can cause infection and even damage, but it turns out that one of the most common methods people use to get rid of water in their ears can also ...
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Autism Study Tracks Musical Rhythm As Possible Treatment

Researchers from the Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center and the Marcus Autism Center at Emory University School of Medicine are partnering to study musical rhythm synchronizatio...
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How The Brain Detects The Rhythms Of Speech

Neuroscientists at UC San Francisco have discovered how the listening brain scans speech to break it down into syllables. The findings provide for the first time a neural basi...
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Musicians At Serious Risk Of Tinnitus, Researchers Show

The research team found that health and lifestyle factors had relatively little impact on Tinnitus and hearing difficulties. Noise exposure was by far the biggest risk. The f...
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Olympus Partners Goes Back To School With Soliant Health Acquisition

Stamford, Conn.-based private equity firm Olympus Partners (Olympus) has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire education and healthcare staffing provider Soliant Heal...
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