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Could It Be Autism?

Communication challenges can offer clues that signal whether a child may have autism.

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5 Facts About Insomnia

While it’s a passing problem for some people, sleeplessness can impair quality of life for others and contribute to...

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Recognizing Depression

Knowing the nonverbal signs of depression may help you recognize the problem and lend a helping hand.

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Too Much Noise?

From headphones to hair dryers to heavy city traffic, learn about common noises that could put you at risk for permanent hearing loss if you don't...

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What is a Healthy Weight?

What's the best way to determine a healthy weight? Find out what your body mass index is by using our handy interactive BMI calculator,...

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The ABCDEs of Skin Cancer Detection

Many people have moles, and often, there's no need to worry. But moles can raise your risk of melanoma — especially if you have a lot of...

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  • Support Groups

    Rush has ongoing support groups for patients and families living with a variety of conditions. Through these group meetings, you can connect with people who face similar concerns and challenges as you.

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  • Pregnancy and Child Loss Forum

    Whether you've lost a child during pregnancy or in the midst of childhood, the Stepping Stones Bereavement Support Program is an online forum that offers you a safe, comforting place to grieve. On the site, you will find support, guidance and camaraderie from parents who have faced similar heartbreak.

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