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Lowest Preterm Birth Rate In 15 Years
2013-11-01 13:30:21

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The United States was given an average score of ‘C’ in the new March of Dimes 2013 Premature Birth Report Card, meeting the organization’s target of 9.6 percent and hitting a 15-year low. In the annual report, the March of Dimes ranked each state individually on its pre-term birth rate. With a few exceptions, northern states tended to score higher on the report card than their southern counterparts. "Although we have made...

2013-10-30 15:59:23

Improving standing balance in children with cerebral palsy is crucial to improve cognitive and motor functions. Studies have shown differences in sitting balance between children with cerebral palsy and normal children. Are there differences in standing balance between children with diplegic and hemiplegic cerebral palsy? Valeska Gatica Rojas and colleagues from the Laboratory of Human Motor Control, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Talca, Chile detected standing posture balance in...

2013-10-16 23:04:55

Resource4thePeople fears Labor Department "companionship exemption" ruling could adversely affect the care of cerebral palsy victims. National network of attorneys will continue to offer free consultations for parents seeking information involving compensation for alleged medical malpractice in such cases. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) October 16, 2013 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/medicalmalpractice/cerebralpalsy-lawsuit.html Resource4thePeople announced today its concern over a...

2013-10-12 23:02:59

Columbia Medical designs and manufactures a wide range of innovative, helpful products for both children and adults, including their popular Therapedic™ Positioning Restraint System, the first choice of parents, caregivers and therapists for the safe and secure transport of individuals with disabilities. Elberton, GA (PRWEB) October 12, 2013 Rehabmart.com, an online e-commerce company that sells rehabilitation and medical supplies, has joined into a distribution agreement with Columbia...

2013-10-01 23:35:34

Wheelchair-bound attorney Rafal Strzalkowski, who lives with cerebral palsy, will be a keynote speaker at the 8th World Congress on Conductive Education following the launch of his accessibility awareness nonprofit. GAINESVILLE, FL (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 Wheelchair-bound attorney Rafal Strzalkowski, who lives with cerebral palsy, will be a keynote speaker at the 8th World Congress on Conductive Education following the launch of his accessibility awareness nonprofit. On Oct. 12 in...

2013-09-21 23:02:15

Attorney Patrick A. Salvi says that a new blog article about a unique three-year study is an example of the helpful information that can be found at CerebralPalsyInjuries.com. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 21, 2013 Patrick A. Salvi, a leading Chicago medical malpractice lawyer, said families with a loved one with cerebral palsy should review a new article on his law firm’s CerebralPalsyInjuries.com Blog concerning a new speech therapy study. According to the article, “New Research...

2013-09-16 23:25:04

U.S. and Australian scientists have been investigating causes of cerebral palsy and early infant death. Resource4thePeople attorneys continue to offer free consultations for parents seeking information involving compensation for alleged medical malpractice in such cases. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) September 16, 2013 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/medicalmalpractice/cerebralpalsy-lawsuit.html Resource4thePeople announced today that the findings of a new international study on cerebral palsy...

2013-09-10 10:23:02

Scientists from NIH and Australia investigate risk factors that contribute to cerebral palsy and early infant death Karin B. Nelson, M.D., scientist emeritus at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), part of the National Institutes of Health, and her colleagues from the University of Sydney, the University of Western Australia and Sydney Adventist Hospital in Australia examined the degree to which four specific risk factors contributed to cerebral palsy and...

2013-09-09 23:25:55

d’Oliveira & Associates has posted a new informational graphic about cerebral palsy due to medical malpractice. (PRWEB) September 09, 2013 Cerebral palsy is a condition that affects the brain and nervous system. It can occur during fetal development, during birth, or through an injury during infancy. This condition can cause a number of disorders but most frequently it is associated with lack of muscle control and coordination. About 70% of the time this condition is caused by...


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