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    Dyslexia - Cause

    The cause of dyslexia is not clear, although it is probably an inherited (genetic) disorder because it runs in families.

    Some studies have shown that people with dyslexia have abnormalities in the functioning of the areas of the brain involved in reading and language.1

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    What Emergency Supplies Should I Keep in My Car?

    In every issue of WebMD the Magazine, we ask our experts to answer readers' questions about a wide range of topics. In our July/August 2012 issue, we asked WebMD's child health expert, Hansa Bhargava, MD, how parents should put together an emergency kit for their cars. Q: I worry that my car will break down somewhere when I'm alone or with my kids. What emergency supplies should I keep in my vehicle? A: Whether it's a blown tire, a broken-down engine, or a case of being just plain lost,...

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    Last Updated: November 14, 2014
    This information is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor. Healthwise disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this information.
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