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PRESS CONFERENCE: FATS AND SUGARS: FRIENDS OR FOES?

By: ManilaSpeak
Local and international studies show that excessive levels of fructose could lead to the development of metabolic syndrome, raising risks for health ...

WORLD AUTISM AWARENESS DAY

By: Dr. Francis Dimalanta
April 2 is World Autism Awareness Day as declared by the United Nations General Assembly. This is to highlight the need to improve the quality of li ...

WORLD DOWN SYNDROME DAY

By: Dr. Francis Dimalanta
March 21 is internationally recognized as World Down Syndrome Day. This is an important event for remembering children with special needs. Over the ...

PARENTING TIDBITS

By: Dr. Francis Dimalanta
At the clinic, I mostly see children with developmental delays or behavioral problems but I offer the same recommendations when dealing with any oth ...

GIFTEDNESS AND WHAT IT MEANS

By: Dr. Francis Dimalanta
Most experts agree that there is no single, accepted definition to giftedness. Unfortunately, the absence of a true definition can lead to misunders ...

Down Syndrome: Blessing or Burden?

By: Malu Tiongson-Ortiz
Note: This is an excerpt from my book “Embracing God’s Purpose for my Special Child” Years ago, children with special needs were h ...

On Healthy Resolutions and the Measles Outbreak

By: Joy Bautista Guerrero
We are midway through the first month of the year and it is a good time to examine if we are indeed following our new year’s resolutions.  It is kno ...

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