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What is acute flaccid myelitis? Should I be worried about it?

Acute flaccid myelitis is a rare but serious condition that affects the nervous system, and causes the body’s muscles and reflexes to become weak.

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Celebrate Rare Disease Day

This February 29, we will celebrate Rare Disease Day, with a mission of raising awareness about rare diseases and their treatment.

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What to do if you think your child has a learning disability

Finding out there is a label for what they are experiencing and getting the help they need can be life changing for kids with learning disabilities.

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Treating children with ADHD

Pediatric neuropsychiatrist Jay Salpekar, MD, recommends a combination of therapy, education, behavior modification and medicine for treating children with ADHD.

EEG with electrical activity of abnormal brain at risk of SUDEP

What is SUDEP?

SUDEP, or Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy, is when someone with epilepsy dies suddenly and unexpectedly for an unknown reason. The good news is there are things a family and child can do to reduce the risk of SUDEP.