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Struggles of Special Needs Siblings

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Kids who grow up with a sibling with special needs often develop amazing qualities like patience, kindness and compassion. But, they also have unique struggles. Here are common concerns that siblings of special needs children often share and some resources that might help.

New Technology May Predict Autism in Babies

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New research shows that doctors may be able to predict autism at an earlier age than ever using special MRI images of a child’s brain.

Heading on Vacation? 5 Travel Tips for Children with Autism

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For autistic children who thrive on set schedules and take comfort in places that are familiar, a vacation can be, well, stressful. Here are a few tips to make traveling more bearable for everyone.

Prevent ‘Testing Season’ Headaches, Migraines with These 7 Tips

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In Austin, March is a month full of fun activities from rodeo to SXSW to Spring Break. Then why do we often see a spike of headaches and migraines among kids?

Fish Oil Supplements and Kids

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Fish oil has been used for hundreds of years by cultures all over the world to treat everything from skin ailments to high cholesterol. Learn more about its brain boosting potential

Groundbreaking Youth Concussion Study Launches in Texas

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With youth sports concussions on the rise, and more than 800,000 high school athletes in Texas, it is only fitting that the most comprehensive study to date on these traumatic brain injuries be conducted here. Learn more...

5 Ways to Treat Colds for Kids with Extra Sensitivities

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The rules for nursing a kid through a cold or flu are simple…rest, liquids and maybe some over-the-counter medicine for aches and fever. But if you have a child with special needs or sensitivities, your job as a parent is a bit tougher. Here are simple ways to treat your sick one...

Dr. Karen Keough, Chase for the Cure in Austin Family magazine

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Chase Johnson, 11 years old, was disappointed that his school never taught about epilepsy, a condition he suffers from. He decided to change that by launching a non-profit Chase for the Cure. Austin Family magazine caught up with Chase and his parents to learn about his progress.

Want to Boost Brain Power? Move it!

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You already know the countless health benefits of exercise. For kids, add better brain function, higher self-esteem and improved academic performance. Sounds like a no-brainer...

Congrats to Our Austin Monthly Top Docs

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Every year Austin Monthly pulls together a list of the region's 'Top Docs'. While we believe all of our docs are top notch, we are proud to have two of our doctors make this year's list. Congrats Dr. Jeffrey Kane and Dr. Karen Keough!

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