Category Archives: Health

Down Syndrome, the Immune System Disorder | American Scientist

Source: Down Syndrome, the Immune System Disorder | American Scientist

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Collapse Of Health Care Bill Leaves Medicaid Unscathed – Disability Scoop

Source: Collapse Of Health Care Bill Leaves Medicaid Unscathed – Disability Scoop

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Counting Down to the 3-2-1 Deacon Dash for Down Syndrome – March 25, Forsyth Family Magazine

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Why You Should Care About Looming Medicaid Cuts | The Huffington Post

Source: Why You Should Care About Looming Medicaid Cuts | The Huffington Post

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With New Mandate, Special Ed Classrooms Get Cameras – Disability Scoop

Ten years after she first asked her son’s school district and state lawmakers to install cameras in classes for students with special needs, a mom is finally seeing her request fulfilled. Source: With New Mandate, Special Ed Classrooms Get Cameras … Continue reading

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In First, Insurer To Offer ABA Coverage Nationwide – Disability Scoop

The nation’s largest health insurer says it will soon include coverage of applied behavior analysis in every group plan it offers. Source: In First, Insurer To Offer ABA Coverage Nationwide – Disability Scoop

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Governor McCrory Proposes Budget Priorities to Support Families, Vulnerable Citizens | State of North Carolina: Governor Pat McCrory

Surrounded by families, children, first responders, advocates and care providers, Governor Pat McCrory unveiled his budget priorities to further promote a healthy North Carolina. Source: Governor McCrory Proposes Budget Priorities to Support Families, Vulnerable Citizens | State of North Carolina: … Continue reading

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Behavioral health groups told by N.C. legislators to tap reserve funds to avoid service cuts – Winston-Salem Journal: State / Region

RALEIGH — Tension over state financing for North Carolina’s eight behavioral-health managed care organizations bubbled to the surface Tuesday when legislative leaders expressed concerns again about potential service cutbacks. Source: Behavioral health groups told by N.C. legislators to tap reserve … Continue reading

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Research traces cause of organ dysfunction in Down syndrome

Source: Research traces cause of organ dysfunction in Down syndrome

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This Man With Down Syndrome Totally Transformed Himself To Compete In A Bodybuilding Contest

“Bodybuilding is in my blood.” Source: This Man With Down Syndrome Totally Transformed Himself To Compete In A Bodybuilding Contest

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