Health Problems in Asian American/Pacific Islander and Native Hawaiian Women: Getting Health Care
Health Problems in Asian American/Pacific Islander and Native Hawaiian Women: Getting Health Care Printer Friendly version Although this isn't a problem with the health of women, it can lead to health problems because many women can't get the right health services, medicines, and supplies when... Children with Disabilities
Each of us is affected by disability, whether we have a disability ourselves, or a family member or friend with a disability. As we age, the odds increase that disability will enter our lives in some way, either affecting us directly or someone we know. From learning disabilities, to mental... Adoption Medicine: Healing the Wounds of Troubled Children
During the past decade, a surge in international adoption has lead to the development of a new medical category: adoption medicine. Ten years ago, expertise in international adoption medicine was rare indeed. Clinics developed because a need existed; children adopted from foreign institutions were... Depression and Parkinsons Disease
Symptoms of Depression * Persistent sad, anxious, or "empty" mood * Feelings of hopelessness, pessimism * Feelings of guilt, worthlessness, helplessness * Loss of interest or pleasure in hobbies and activities that were once enjoyed, including sex * Decreased energy, fatigue,...
Haiti Working Toward Hague
October 31, 2012, 7:39 am
The best thing that has come out of the terrible destruction in Haiti back in 2010 is the increase in attention the children of this country have gotten. The earthquake had devastating effects on the country of Haiti that was already struggling under the weight of poverty and disease. Yet, the... Monsters
October 22, 2012, 4:39 am
Yesterday, Tinker said, "Mom, I have something to tell you. The closet door was open yest-night and there was a big scary monster in there."
"Oh, Tink," said I, sagely, "Monsters aren't real. You are okay."
"Oh this was for real, Mommy, I promise!"
With three young kids, we here a... Haiti Allowing Adoptions
September 30, 2012, 7:43 pm
I have great news for those of you are waiting for Haiti to re-open their adoption program. On September 14, 2012, the Haitian Adoption authority released a statement regarding the status of adoption for their country. This statement lays out the changes that will be made to the Haitian adoption...
Search: Many Want to Be Found
I am 35 years old and was adopted at birth as were my two brothers. My adopted parents were always open with us about being adopted and "SPECIAL", so I grew up with a very positive attitude... A 56 Year Search
My mother was adopted and didn't know until she was 27 years old. She developed a neuromuscular disease and eventually went into an assisted living facility. After I had children, I became concerned... Rejected
A few years ago, my mother told me that I had a sister she had given up for adoption at birth. Mom tortured herself for years, wondering if she had made the right decision and if her daughter was OK....