Health News Brief: Autism Not Diagnosed as Early in Minority Children, 11 Surprising Symptoms of Acid Reflux, Finding Food Allergy Allies American Medical ID

 

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Health News Brief

March 6, 2012   


March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
Colorectal cancer screening saves lives. If everyone aged 50 years old or older were screened regularly, as many of 60% of deaths from this cancer could be avoided.
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Read More

Autism Not Diagnosed as Early in Minority Children
Early diagnosis is considered key for autism, but minority children tend to be diagnosed later than white children.
Source: American Academy of Pediatrics Read More

11 Surprising Symptoms of Acid Reflux
If left untreated, heartburn can lead to Barrett’s esophagus, which is a precursor to cancer.
Source: Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine
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Finding Food Allergy Allies
Many parents of children with life-threatening allergies say they are seeing changes at schools, day-care centers and restaurants.
Source: The Wall Street Journal Read More

Wii Motion Gaming Won’t Guarantee Better Fitness
Since the arrival of Wii in 2006, the concept of motion gaming has not only became mainstream, but has arguably dominated the so-called ‘casual’ gaming scene.
Source: Baylor College of Medicine Read More

March is National Nutrition Month! Check out this Healthy Recipe

View this healthy recipe from Mayo Clinic: "Lemon Rice with Golden Raisins and Almonds"

Only the hull is removed during the processing of brown rice, so it has more fiber, vitamins and minerals than white rice does. Brown rice is also chewier and has more flavor.
Source: Mayo Clinic Click Here

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