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Fragile X Syndrome Awareness Month

Fragile X Syndrome Awareness Month

Fragile X Syndrome is a complex disorder. In observance of Fragile X Awareness Month, we wanted to spread some information about the syndrome to create a better understanding for those unaffected and increase awareness. Fragile X Syndrome occurs when a full mutation of the gene FMR1 is present. This causes different symptoms for all those …

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Suburban Research Associates Response to Racial Injustice

Suburban Research Associates Response to Racial Injustice

In light of the recent acts of racial injustice towards George Floyd and many others, the critical conversation regarding the ongoing matter of racism and racial injustice in our society has been renewed. We understand this is an incredibly tough time and sensitive topic for many. We hear you and we are here for you. …

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The Importance of Self-Care

The Importance of Self-Care

It is no surprise that life can get busy and overwhelming at times. That is why practicing self-care is incredibly important, especially when faced with challenges, but even just everyday life. In the midst of busy schedules, the need to make time for ourselves is very important in today’s society. It can be so easy …

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Tourette’s Syndrome: What is it? Signs and Symptoms

Tourette’s Syndrome: What is it? Signs and Symptoms

Tourette’s Syndrome can be a frustrating condition for those diagnosed. It starts in childhood around 5-7 years old and causes involuntary motor movements and/or verbal sounds (tics) that can significantly interfere with one’s daily life. Tourette’s looks different for everyone who has it. Some signs and symptoms of Tourette’s include, but are not limited to: …

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May is Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

In observance of Mental Health Awareness Month, we want to shed some light on how mental health concerns affect so many of us every single day. This is nothing new; in fact, the number of people affected has only risen over the years. While these concerns were prevalent well before the Coronavirus pandemic, there is …

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Coping with Isolation During Quarantine

Coping with Isolation During Quarantine

There is no doubt that these are incredibly rough times for many of us. In our last blog post, we discussed ways to cope with anxiety related to the Coronavirus. In addition to anxiety about the virus itself, many are isolated at home which can cause even more feelings of angst, depression, confusion, and more. …

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Anxiety Surrounding the Widespread Coronavirus

Anxiety Surrounding the Widespread Coronavirus

The Pandemic of the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) is becoming increasingly widespread and so is the anxiety and fear surrounding it. With an increasing number of cases in the US, businesses and schools shutting down etc., many are left in fear of what is to come next.  It is understandable given the rapid and growing nature of …

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Important COVID-19 Updates for Our Patients!

At Suburban Research Associates (SRA), safety is our top priority. As efforts concerning the containmentof COVID-19 (Coronavirus) expand and evolve here in the U.S and around the world, we want to assureyou we are focused on three things: • Ensuring the safety of our patients, employees, and our community• Continuing to provide exceptional service to …

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International Angelman Day: Angelman Syndrome and New Hope for Treatment

International Angelman Day: Angelman Syndrome and New Hope for Treatment

Angelman Syndrome is a rare neuro-genetic condition, specifically in children that can cause developmental delays and challenges and/or affect nerve functioning. Because of the rare nature of the condition, until recently there haven’t been many treatment options available. However, with advancements in the fields of medicine and psychiatry, more research is being done in attempt …

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Mental Health and Valentine’s Day

Mental Health and Valentine’s Day

While Valentine’s Day can be a day filled with love and joy for some; it can also be a hard day for others. For those struggling with anxiety, depression, or other mental health concern; it can make things overwhelming, anxiety-provoking, or even daunting. There can be increased pressure to make things “perfect” for the one …

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