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Children conceived in winter months ‘are more likely to have autism’

Pregnant women who don’t get enough sunshine ‘are more likely to have children with dyslexia, autism or ADHD’, major study suggests 21% of children conceived in February, March and April had a learning disability In contrast, the figure was just 16.5% for youngsters conceived in June and July The findings come from more than 400,000… Read More »

Hackensack offers children VR games to cope with hard procedures

Virtual reality goggles are being used to help children at Hackensack University Medical Center stay calm during painful or uncomfortable procedures. The goggles enable a patient to play games or relax on a virtual beach, among other scenes, while getting blood drawn or undergoing a spinal tap or an IV insertion, among other unpleasant treatments.… Read More »