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Which website is good, concise for cancer chemotherapy, but explained in normal english for non-medical people?

Which website is good, concise for cancer chemotherapy, but explained in normal english for non-medical people?

NCI: There are excellent pages provided by the national cancer institute for almost all cancers affecting adults and the pediatric population. For adults: http://www.Cancer.Gov/cancertopics/pdq/adulttreatment for kids: http://www.Cancer.Gov/cancertopics/pdq/pediatrictreatment. ...Read more

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Is their a website that has posts nutrition facts for everything?

Is their a website that has posts nutrition facts for everything?

Yes!: This is one of the best websites i've found for analyzing nutritional data of foods. http://nutritiondata.self.com/. ...Read more

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Learning disabilities diagnostic clinic for preemies. Anyone tried this?

Learning disabilities diagnostic clinic for preemies. Anyone tried this?

Yes: premature infants are at risk for learning disabilities. Many academic programs have follow up programs which include developmental pediatricians, pediatric neurologists and developmental psychologists, who can evaluate and help manage former premies who have learning problems. ...Read more

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Is it confusing for children to hear two languages?

Is it confusing for children to hear two languages?

No: Hearing two languages is totally appropriate for a child and will enhance the development of both those languages. ...Read more

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For speech language pathologists, what jobs are available for them at hospitals?

For speech language pathologists, what jobs are available for them at hospitals?

Speech path. jobs.: For the hospitals that can financially support them, there are jobs for speech pathologists, and what they do. As one can reason out, these jobs would most likely consist of helping people who have dysarthria which is inability to speak clearly either from a stroke or other cause. Many people have a lisp, etc. Which impairs pronounciation and speech pathologists help them form words better. ...Read more

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Is there a good forum or website for med school students to ask questions if one is shy during clerkship?

Is there a good forum or website for med school students to ask questions if one is shy during clerkship?

Be more assertive: If you have questions...you need to ask. Not only is this important because your building a medical database that will help you break down medical problems presented to you in the future..but I'm sure your classmates have the same questions as you do. In addition, try to begin to rely on yourself..learn where to get the knowledge you seek independently. ...Read more

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Does anyone have examples of online support for parents with learning disabilities?

See below:: Try: www.Ldonline.Org/ it is called ld online-works with learning disabilities association of america. ...Read more

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What is a reliable website for researching general medical information for patients and their families?

Medlineplus.gov: Medline Plus is a very reliable site managed by the National Institutes of Health. It is full of reliable information on almost any medical topic, and has many links to other reliable medical organizations' information, all searchable and organized by topic. ...Read more

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What are the house rules for revound young adult?

Don't Understand: Please re-ask your quesiton. I simply don't understand it in the form you have framed it. ...Read more

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Are there any official online tests for ADHD from gov or pediatrics websites?

Are there any official online tests for ADHD from gov or pediatrics websites?

No.... But: There are no official online tests from the government or aap recognized websites for the diagnosis of adhd. It's diagnosed predominately from careful history taking and in-office observation. However, there are questionnaires available online that can assist your doctor in making the diagnosis. One of the more widely used is the nichq vanderbilt which has parent and teacher versions. ...Read more

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Bullying happens in school, the work place, home, kids etc.. Is there a mental health diagnosis for why people bully others?

Bullying happens in school, the work place, home, kids etc.. Is there a mental health diagnosis for why people bully others?

Nonspecific: Bullying can be a final common pathway of behavior for a wide variety of reasons. There is no specific psychiatric diagnosis that matches bullying. Certainly things in such a person's history -- like being mistreated or abused at home -- may be a factor. But it's not an excuse, and bullying must be stopped. If the bully has been through trauma, s/he needs help as well as firm limit-setting. ...Read more

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Are the computer software for biofeedback for add children just a gimmick?

Are the computer software for biofeedback for add children just a gimmick?

Some are: In the 70's the gizmo was a $20, 000 piece of equipment with rows of " pac-man." if the child gazed steadily at the screen, the "pac-men" gobbled each other up. Children with adhd can " hyperfocus" on tv or video games the same way, especially if they're fast-paced & provide immediate reinforcement. This does not generalize to real-life situations nor improve ability to inhibit one's own behavior. ...Read more

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Is it possible to find out what percentage of us medical schools teach their students about sleep health?

Is it possible to find out what percentage of us medical schools teach their students about sleep health?

Don't think so: I am not aware of a website that tracks / posts this information. Sleep study was a short elective at my med school. Am not aware of anyone requiring it. Some aspects to come up in other lectures, though. ...Read more