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Burden of Genius Documents Historic Transplantation Career of Thomas Starzl

By on January 29, 2018 in Experts, Featured, Health News Texas with 0 Comments
Burden of Genius Documents Historic Transplantation Career of Thomas Starzl

Fifty years after his first liver transplant and almost a year-to-the date of his death, a new film is set to debut in Silicon Valley on the life of Dr. Thomas Starzl, often referred to as “the father of modern transplantation”.  Burden of Genius tells the incredible story of one man who tilted the scales monumentally in favor of mankind in the healthcare battle.

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Squeezing A Medical Deduction For Autism

By on April 14, 2012 in Experts, National Health News with 0 Comments
Squeezing A Medical Deduction For Autism

Studies have shown that Autism and autism-spectrum disorders have profound effects upon both social interactions and sensitivity to sensory stimulation in persons that often make it uncomfortable or impractical for them to turn to other human beings for comfort. In 1965 Temple Grandin, Ph.D.designing the squeeze or hug machine so both she and others could turn to it for sensory relief.

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Special Need Families Have Special Medical Tax Deductions

By on March 17, 2012 in Central Texas, Experts with 2 Comments
Special Need Families Have Special Medical Tax Deductions

Developmental disabilities are on the increase. There are more than six million special needs children in the U.S., and the ranks continue to grow. Those affected by autism alone grew more than 70% in the last seven years.

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