Posts By: Anne Eldridge

Fragile X: a common but unknown condition

Chances are, you know someone whose life has been touched by Fragile X. It’s also highly likely that you’ve never heard of Fragile X, even though it’s the leading inherited cause of intellectual disability, autism and developmental delay. Fragile X is actually a family of genetic conditions that can have profound effects on carriers of…
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Rates of ADHD on the rise in the region

Chances are you know at least one child who has been diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. In fact, you may know several people—children and adults—whose impulsive behavior, inattention and hyperactivity led them to be diagnosed with ADHD. According to a new study published by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the children of Kentucky…
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