As Children With Specialized Health Needs Age Out Of Pediatric Services They Struggle To Find Quality Care
California Children's Services has one person in each county who helps kids transition from pediatric to adult care, but families can still struggle with the process.
Kids With Disabilities Face A Tough Transition To Adult Care
Families with children who have Rett, cerebral palsy, and other severe physical or cognitive disabilities often struggle to find quality care for their kids. That only intensifies when they age out of pediatric services they can get at school or through state-sponsored programs. (Faust, 5/2)
In other public health news —
Los Angeles Times:
Can You Skip Your Regular Workout And Just Shiver Instead?
What do shivering and exercise have in common? More than you might think. Both shivering and exercise cause you to contract your muscles and expend energy — that's pretty obvious. But less obvious is a new discovery, published Tuesday in Cell Metabolism, that they both release a molecule into the bloodstream that tells your muscles to start burning fat. (Netburn, 5/1)