Monday, April 21, 2014

Eileen Bailey's Posts

1 in 68 Children Diagnosed with Autism

A few years ago, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) made a surprising announcement that 1 in 88 children was diagnosed with autism. The most recent data shows another increase, to 1 child in 68 being diagnosed with autism in 2010. This is an almost 30 percent increase over two years. This includes high functioning forms of... Read moreChevron

10 Tips for Managing Stress at Work

Everyone feels stress at work at some time. It often occurs when you are feeling overwhelmed or when you don’t have control over the situation but can also happen for other reasons. Stress at work can interfere with your ability to do your job, create friction between you and your coworkers or carry over to your time outside of work, causing... Read moreChevron

New Book: “ADHD Does Not Exist”

Are you easily distracted? Impulsive? Hyperactive? Do you have problems focusing or paying attention for extended times? If so, you might believe you have ADHD. Or, you might have been diagnosed with ADHD. According to a new book, ADHD Does Not Exist: The Truth About Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder, by Richard Saul, if you have been... Read moreChevron

Coinfection with Hepatitis C and HIV

HIV and hepatitis C are completely different viruses. You can have both illnesses at the same time. When this happens it is called coinfection. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately 25 percent of people with HIV also have hepatitis C. This number is much higher, between 50 and 90 percent, for... Read moreChevron

Managing Hepatitis C

Treatment for Hepatitis C is done with two goals in mind: to clear the virus and to prevent damage, or further damage, to the liver. If you have acute hepatitis C, which means it was diagnosed within the first six months, your doctor might elect to see if your body clears the virus on its own. If not, he might suggest treatment; however, if there... Read moreChevron