A single mother in Michigan is raising 3 children and works a full-time job. She earns an annual salary of $40,000, well above the poverty line of $23,000 to receive Medicaid from the government. While she is not eligible, her children actually are due to the flexibility of Medicaid regarding children, and the help of CHIP (Children’s Health Insurance (more…)
The separation of parents, especially during one’s own childhood, is often times a traumatic experience that carries long term damage. While a child may not realize it, underlying harmful effects can form and hinder their lives down the line. The one thing any good parent wants for their children, is their happiness. As such, it is imperative (more…)
A few select men and women around us manage to abuse hard drugs without ever falling into the abyss of addiction. However, the facts speak for themselves — most people inevitably wind up trapped in addiction, a disease that causes a wide range of problems at home, at school and at work. It wrecks people’s lives, leaving them feeling isolated and helpless. (more…)
For years, there has been a push for healthcare recipients to take charge of their care and to act more like consumers. Today, that has never been truer, and many consumers are educating themselves using the wealth of information available on the internet. They are going online to
- Choose which doctors to see
- Find what conditions may be causing their (more…)
The importance of micronutrients cannot be overstated. They serve a fundamental role in your health, development, growth, and overall wellness.
The good news is that micronutrients show up in a variety of food items that you no doubt eat. The bad news is that you like most people probably aren’t getting enough micronutrients in your diet.
Sleep disorders are more common than we think, even in youth. It’s estimated that up to 30% of children develop a sleeping disorder at some point during their childhood that might pass or become a permanent disorder. That’s a pretty high figure when you consider the fact that most parents aren’t aware of what a sleep disorder is or how to manage one. (more…)
Teeth are small calcified structures planted in gums and they do require care to remain free of infections. Tooth problems are growing, as people fail to take enough measures to sustain healthy teeth.
Everyone must be aware of the fact that, there exist many problems associated with teeth, apart from the most common issue-Dental Cavities. So, in order (more…)
“Organic Food” is the result of production methods that strictly forbid or limit modern synthetic inputs. The growth of this kind of food in a chemical-free environment has made a large scale of people believe that it outweighs conventional food in terms of health. Also, people concerned with the humane treatment of animals and environment safeguarding (more…)
On November 10th, disaster struck the Philippines in the form of Typhoon Haiyan. Also called Typhoon Yolanda, the catastrophic tropical storm impacted a significant portion of Southeast Asia, with storm-related fatalities reported from Vietnam to Taiwan.
In what has proven to be the deadliest typhoon in the Philippine history, the region’s most severe (more…)
Schizophrenia is a serious mental disorder. This brain disorder is chronic and disabling and is often quite severe. Although schizophrenia frequently begins during adulthood, it can be found in children as well. Symptoms are generally the same regardless of age.
Diagnosis of Childhood Schizophrenia
There are a few common steps towards diagnosing schizophrenia. (more…)