Canine Covid-19: Can Dogs Get Coronavirus?

Can Dogs Get Coronavirus? In early March 2020, the World Health Organization announced that the COVID-19 novel coronavirus is a global pandemic. In the panic over the spread of the virus, people not only fear about their own health, but the health of their cats, dogs, and other pets as well. Because of this, pet owners have shared photos of dogs wearing face masks across social media. Now, the question: can dogs get coronavirus? Coronavirus In Dogs Some coronaviruses that affect animals, especially dogs, have become able to transmit these viruses to humans and then spread between people. This, however, is a rare occurrence.…

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Top Health Issues Facing Americans for the Last Decade

The United States is one of the most culturally diverse countries in the world. As different as Americans appear, the health problems some of them face from ASD to Cancercan be quite similar.  Trends in health care tend to be continuous across the population, so it’s important to pay close attention when one becomes prevalent.  This article will tackle the health issues that last for a long period of time, and typically cannot be cured entirely. So here are the top 10 health issues in America for the last decade. 1) Diseases of the Heart Women and Heart Disease Age group: Heart attack, stroke,…

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Marijuana Legalization Around the World Pros and Cons

Marijuana causes a lot of debate from the medical and legal side. Many studies have shown that marijuana use is beneficial in treating a lot of diseases but since it is illegal for such a long time the purported benefits of weed in slowing cancer and as a pain treatment has not been used medically. Researchers are unable to make studies on weed because it is long-considered by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to be in the same league as heroin, Lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD), and ecstasy. These drugs are likely to be abused and lacking in medical value. For a long time,…

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Behavior Strategies for Children on the Autism Spectrum

Because autism comes with neurological differences, it is almost certain these children will have difficulty with conventional behavior expectations. Among the common characteristics of autism, which often lead to behavioral conflict, are the following: Characteristics of a Behavioral Conflict Significant, atypical difficulties with understanding and using language. This is especially demanding in group situations where several people are conversing, or a teacher is leading a discussion. Often, an overly reactive sensory system that makes ordinary noise, smell, or touch intolerable. Problems with shifting attention or transitioning from one activity to another. Leaving a favored activity is hard, but stopping an assigned task before it…

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Effective Back to School Transition Tips for ASD Children

Even though your child has gone to school before, the beginning of the school year is filled with newness and a lot of unknowns. Your child has a new teacher, new classroom peers, and a new routine and schedule. This change is difficult for any child, but for a child with autism, it can be 100 times more difficult. Imagine the stress and anxiety you would feel if you were thrown into a new job with no training. It would feel pretty uncomfortable. So take that uncomfortable feeling and pair it with the inability to express yourself. Can you understand a bit more why…

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How to Improve Autistic Children Social Skills In the Kitchen

One of the most valuable experiences for raising a healthy child on the spectrum is spending time in the kitchen. Parents often are disbelieving when hearing this. It sounds like a lot of mess. And is it safe? Yes, with proper preparation, cooking with your child is safe. And, yes, it will probably be messy. It’s also much more than that. Kids with autism are more likely than their peers to have food aversions, which leads to a poor quality diet. Inviting children into the kitchen to experience various textures and temperatures is often the first step to eventually tasting something new. Research shows…

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