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BACK TO SCHOOL Navigating Speech and Language Services in Schools: What Parents Should Know

Aug 18, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
As kids all over the country begin heading back to school, some parents may have concerns about their child’s ability to communicate. These may include concerns with speaking, listening, reading, writing, and social interactions. Children may be eligible for treatment in schools by a speech-language......
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Key Protein Involved In The Development Of Autism Discovered

Aug 17, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Most individuals with autism spectrum disorder cannot be distinguished by physical traits or by severe neurological symptoms. In fact, these cases can be identified only on the basis of certain behaviour, namely their obsessive focus on certain activities, and difficulties with social communications......
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3 marketing essentials to combat social media distrust

Aug 17, 2018 , Healthcare Comm.
As users question their attachment to social media, marketers and PR pros don’t want to lose this valuable tool to speak to their audience. Try these tactics to maintain consumer...
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Snapchat dysmorphia: When social media filters mess with perception

Aug 16, 2018 , CNN Health
Social media filters are fun! You can look like a puppy dog or a nerdy cat or a fairy princess, or just hot! Like, slightly hotter than you actually are. Like you, but spackled and sandblasted and shaved down until you have a chin sharper than the Matterhorn and the complexion of a cotton ball....
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Don’t miss Friday’s Corporate Social Responsibility Awards deadline

Aug 16, 2018 , Healthcare Comm.
Enter PR Daily’s 2018 Corporate Social Responsibility Awards in more than 20 categories. The late submission deadline is Aug....
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AHRQ, Social Security Administration aim to attract FHIR developers

Aug 15, 2018 , Mobile Health News
WASHINGTON, DC — The Agency for Health Research and Quality and the Social Security Administration here on Monday announced plans for kicking off challenges to identify technologies that solve specific problems. SSA Executive Director of Health IT Jude Soundararajan said here at the White House Blue Button 2.0 Developer Conference that in September SSA will launch a GitHub site with its use case for disabilities. And he said that developer contests will...
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To Keep You Healthy, Health Insurers May Soon Pay Your Rent

Aug 15, 2018 , Forbes
Health insurers Anthem, Aetna, Humana and UnitedHealth Group are investing in housing, mental health counseling and even food to address "social determinants of...
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3 takeaways from Snapchat losing millions of users

Aug 11, 2018 , Healthcare Comm.
The social media app reported 3 million less active members than it had three months prior. Here’s what you can take away from the platform’s disappointing...
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Female leaders aim to reshape healthcare, despite the C-suite's gender gap

Aug 11, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Female executives are being urged to take charge in creating a healthcare system that keeps people healthy by looking beyond clinical processes to social...
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Your Brain On Drama: What Social Media Means For Your Personal Growth

Aug 11, 2018 , Forbes
Neuroscience has a decent grasp on the ways our brain develops, processes stimuli and reacts to the world around us. But with each day, that world becomes noisier, more cluttered and chaotic. But to stop ugly, angry social media engagements, we have to know why our brains like conflict and...
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Rewarding Investment in Social Determinants of Health

Aug 11, 2018 , Healthcare Business News
Aug. 10—Healthcare providers and health insurers would be far more likely to spend money on health-improving social programs if they could count on a monetary return on their investment....
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Snapchat dysmorphia: When social media filters mess with our perception

Aug 11, 2018 , CNN Health
Social media filters are fun! You can look like a puppy dog or a nerdy cat or a fairy princess, or just hot! Like, slightly hotter than you actually are. Like you, but spackled and sandblasted and shaved down until you have a chin sharper than the Matterhorn and the complexion of a cotton ball....
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The Cloud Facilitates Independent Living For The Elderly

Aug 11, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The EU-funded H2020 IN LIFE project has developed and connected tools and systems for the elderly with various early cognitive impairments such as early and moderate dementia. Supporting home activities – communication, health maintenance, travel, mobility and socialisation tasks – the services are ......
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This Spirited Toddler Has Rare Brittle Bone Dis

Aug 11, 2018 , WebMD
Three-year-old Byron Baxter has bones that break easily, sometimes with just a wave of his hand, his parents say. But he’s inspiring social media fans with his fighting spirit and cheerfulness in videos and pics his family posts...
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Exercise linked to better mental health - but too much may do harm

Aug 09, 2018 , Reuters
A study in the United States has found that people who exercise several times a week report having better mental health than those who take no exercise, with team sports and those involving social groups having the most positive effect....
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Your corporate social responsibility story matters

Aug 09, 2018 , Healthcare Comm.
We want to recognize your efforts. Enter PR Daily’s 2018 Corporate Social Responsibility Awards. We’ve extended the deadline until Aug....
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App Warns Those Recovering From Addiction When They’re In A Location That Could Trigger Relapse

Aug 08, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
It can also send a notification when the person is around an acquaintance that could make them vulnerable to using again. The app -- Hey, Charlie -- is part of a new trend of technology focusing on the social-network of a person in recovery. In other news from the opioid crisis: lawmakers are seeking documents from painkiller-makers as part of an ongoing investigation; a letter-writing campaign finds success in getting doctors to cut back on overprescribing; and more....
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Google Glass helps kids with autism, Fitbit cycle tracking falls short, and other digital health briefs

Aug 08, 2018 jonah.comstock@himssmedia.com (MobiHealthNews), Mobile Health News
Google Glass system assists children with autism. A pilot exploratory study recently published in Nature suggests that a novel system running on Google Glass and an Android smartphone can assist with social-affective learning for children with autism. Conducted among 14 families using the tool three times a week for an average of 72 days, the researchers report improved scores among the children in various measures of autism spectrum disorder...
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SunnyD returns with Gen Z focused campaign

Aug 06, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
SunnyD unveiled its brand revamp, which includes a fresh take on its classic logo, a new website, renovated social media channels and a campaign created by award-winning independent shop Terri and Sandy. Read More...
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Google Glass may help kids with autism read facial expressions

Aug 03, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Children with autism may be better able to understand facial expressions and improve their social skills by using a Google Glass headset and smartphone app, a small pilot study suggests....
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