Spina bifida is a global disease (IMAGE) IOS Press Caption Spina bifida is a global disease. This special issue addresses a range of issues such as the use of the body mass index to categorize weight issues, managing bowel and urologic issues, self-management by adolescents and young adults, disparities in health between Latinos and other ethnic groups, and pregnancy and childbirth Credit Journal of Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine (Sruthi P. Thomas, MD, PhD, Baylor College). Usage Restrictions N/A License Original content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.