Day: February 3, 2018

Kentucky.com: She was made an honorary team captain. Then she did something unbelievable.

Kentucky.com: She was made an honorary team captain. Then she did something unbelievable.

Christian County High School helped set up one of the most-special sports moments of the year, but a young lady for whom the moment existed managed to make it even more special on Friday night.

Kristian Shouse, a student in Christian County’s Function Mental Disability unit, has developed a close

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Mirror.co.uk: Double victory for the Sunday People after investigation revealing horrific use of bleach to “cure …

Mirror.co.uk: Double victory for the Sunday People after investigation revealing horrific use of bleach to “cure …

Campaigners were cheering tonight after the Sunday People scored a double victory over the ­horrific use of bleach and ­turpentine to “cure” ­autistic children.

Two major sources of the potentially-lethal practice have been blocked after we revealed last week how deluded parents were making kids swallow the poisonous chemicals and

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Washingtonpost.com: Regulators who targeted anti-vaccine doctor may pay millions for humiliating him

Washingtonpost.com: Regulators who targeted anti-vaccine doctor may pay millions for humiliating him

Mark Geier built a medical practice in Rockville and a national reputation for propagating the discredited theory that vaccines cause autism. The Maryland Board of Physicians suspended his license seven years ago because he was treating autistic children with a drug considered dangerous for young people and not known to

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Wrdw.com: Columbia County deputies looking for missing man with autism last seen near Owens Rd

Wrdw.com: Columbia County deputies looking for missing man with autism last seen near Owens Rd

Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018

COLUMBIA COUNTY, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) — Columbia County deputies confirm they are searching for 28-year-old, Jason Richardson, who was last seen around Owens Road in Evans.

Richardson’s mother tells us he is autistic. She said he was last seen yesterday around 6:30 A.M.

According to an incident

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Herald-review.com: As North Texas autism community becomes a reality, the program seeks its first trainees

Herald-review.com: As North Texas autism community becomes a reality, the program seeks its first trainees

CROSS ROADS, Texas _ The first part of a $12 million project in Denton County that’s aimed at creating job and housing opportunities for adults with autism officially launches this year.

Starting in mid-February, adults ages 18 and older who have a primary diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder and

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Citizentribune.com: WellSpan Philhaven moves outpatient office, quickly sees visits double

Citizentribune.com: WellSpan Philhaven moves outpatient office, quickly sees visits double

As big new partnerships prepare to enter the mental health care market here, the provider that has long dominated the region reports continuing high demand for services.

WellSpan Philhaven on Thursday celebrated an expansion that took place a few months ago, with an office relocation that leaders said has already

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The-japan-news.com: TROUBLESHOOTER / Should I reveal disabilities of my son to my grandparents?

The-japan-news.com: TROUBLESHOOTER / Should I reveal disabilities of my son to my grandparents?

The Yomiuri ShimbunDear Troubleshooter:

I’m a male company executive in my 30s, and I can’t make up my mind whether I should reveal my eldest son’s disabilities to my grandparents.

He was diagnosed as having autism with mental disabilities right before he turned 3. Thanks to my wife and

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Firstcoastnews.com: Lawmakers respond to veterans' allegations in TRICARE investigation

Firstcoastnews.com: Lawmakers respond to veterans' allegations in TRICARE investigation

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Congressman Al Lawson responded to a First Coast News investigation by finding answers on his own for veterans. Lawson sent letters to Humana and the Secretary of Defense demanding answers to allegations that TRICARE was increasing copayments and not reimbursing providers.

“We want to make sure that

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Psypost.org: Social norms elicit activity in distinct brain regions

Psypost.org: Social norms elicit activity in distinct brain regions

Social norms elicit activity in distinct brain regions, according to a meta-analytic study published in the journal Human Brain Mapping.

“My research interests are social norms and mechanisms of its enforcement in social groups. I was interested how the brain processes the information about normative concepts in healthy people to

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Techtimes.com: Teenager Suffers From Lead Poisoning After Eating Pens And Pencils

Techtimes.com: Teenager Suffers From Lead Poisoning After Eating Pens And Pencils

Tropical Storm Philippe hits vulnerable Florida still reeling from Irma’s impact A 14-year-old from New York has been hospitalized from lead poisoning after eating pens and pencils. This isn’t the first time the teenager has been hospitalized from eating weird objects.   ( Jade Noakes | GoFundMe )

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