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The Health Dose: Children and Family Health

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Tags: Sleep, college life, diet, depression, anxiety, mental health, time management, student success

The time we all have been waiting for, the return to campus. Most of us are usually excited to see our college friends and catch up from the summer away. Departing from home is easier than the last time, as we begin to become the... read more

Tags: maternal mental health, perinatal mood and anxiety disorder, pregnancy, childbirth, maternal & child health, family metal health

Around the world, as many as 2 in 10 new mothers experiences some type of perinatal mental health issues. Having a child is viewed as being a happy time in a woman's life however for many it can be a dark, terrifying and... read more

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Tags: autism, autism spectrum disorder, autism awareness, asd, special needs, children, neurodevelopmental disorders, psychiatry, repetitive behaviors, sensory processing disorder, aspergers

As of 2018, autism spectrum disorder (ASD) affects one in 59 births in the United States, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. People with ASD have difficulty with social communication and interaction... read more