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Physical or occupational therapy? You can take it outside Image

Physical or occupational therapy? You can take it outside

August 25, 2014

When someone says they are receiving physical or occupational therapy, the typical thought is that they are inside using exercise balls, bikes, parallel bars and other equipment. Can you imagine it a different way? Experiencing outside therapy is another option. Read More »


Maternal singing calms preemies and their mothers: study Image

Maternal singing calms preemies and their mothers: study

August 22, 2014

For preemies, the combination of hearing mother’s voice softly singing while being held against her skin can have a number of health benefits - and it helps moms, too, a new study suggests. Read More »


Mary MacCracken, Who Wrote About Disabilities, Dies at 88 Image

Mary MacCracken, Who Wrote About Disabilities, Dies at 88

August 21, 2014

Mary MacCracken, whose memoirs about her intensely individualized approach to teaching children with emotional and cognitive disabilities were made into television movies, died on July 23 in Hanover, N.H. She was 88. Read More »


Vitamin D Tied to Alzheimer’s Risk Image

Vitamin D Tied to Alzheimer’s Risk

August 20, 2014

Low vitamin D is associated with an increased risk for Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia, according to a new report, though whether low vitamin D is a cause of the disorders remains unknown. Read More »


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