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    • Down Syndrome Chloe Anthony Mr. Holley Human Interaction http://
    • What is Down Syndrome ?
      • Down Syndrome is a genetic condition affecting mental and physical health; People affected with Down Syndrome sometimes can be identified by their appearance, yet, it varies from person to person and ranges from mild to severe. (Teen Health
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    • Symptoms
      • There are many common symptoms of Down Syndrome: limitation of mental development and social skills, lack of muscle tone, extreme flexibility, a small head compared to body, and a seemingly flattened face. (Teen Health and Wellness)
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    • Life Long Effects http:// People with down syndrome are more likely to be diagnosed with leukemia, lung infections, Alzheimer's, and diabetes (University of Illinois Medical Care).
    • Treatment and Therapy
      • Educational therapies and physical education are commonly recommended, yet there is not actual treatment for Down Syndrome itself (University of Illinois Medical Care)
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    • Prevention
      • Unfortunately, there is no prevention for Down Syndrome.
      • However, women who may be at risk of giving birth to a child with Down Syndrome may consult with a genetic counselor. (Salem Press)
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    • The End
    • Works Cited
      • http://www.teenhealthandwellness.com/article/128/down-syndrome
      • http:// uimc.discoveryhospital.com/main.php?id =609
      • http://health.salempress.com/doi/full/10.3331/Genetics_1132?prevSearch=down%2Bsyndrome&searchHistoryKey=& queryHash =9fd3edbb3bb81632a4a8651971de8b02#d293e313