Heritage Health News

Autism Awareness Day

02 Apr 2019

Autism Awareness Day The twelfth annual World Autism Awareness Day is April 2, 2019. Autism-friendly events and educational activities take place all month to increase understanding and acceptance and foster worldwide support. Autism’s core symptoms are social communication challenges and restricted, repetitive...

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Rare Disease Day

28 Feb 2019

Rare Disease Day A rare disease, is any disease that affects a small percentage of the population. Characteristics of Rare Diseases There are over 6000 rare diseases, characterized by a broad diversity of disorders and symptoms that vary not only from disease to disease but also from patient to patient suffe...

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World Leprosy Day

30 Jan 2019

World Leprosy Day Leprosy is a disease that causes severe, scarring skin sores and nerve damage in the limbs. Leprosy firstly affects the skin and then moves on to nerves present outside the brain and spinal cord which is known as the peripheral nerves. Although, it takes three to five years for these symptoms ...

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