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Snopes.com: Pinterest Removes Three Prominent “Natural Health” Pages for Peddling Health Misinformation

Snopes.com: Pinterest Removes Three Prominent “Natural Health” Pages for Peddling Health Misinformation

On 30 October 2017, the social media company Pinterest announced new community guidelines for health misinformation, including a policy which stipulated that

We remove any content that promotes harmful behavior, or anything that encourages or suggests self-harm. We’ll take action on misinformation that has immediate and detrimental effects on a

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Miamiherald.com: A passenger is missing from a cruise ship. He's the fourth in the last month.

Miamiherald.com: A passenger is missing from a cruise ship. He's the fourth in the last month.

A 22-year old male passenger with special needs on the Carnival Cruise Line ship Fantasy has been missing since Sunday evening and likely went overboard.

The 2,675-passenger ship left Mobile, Ala., on Saturday, Dec. 15, and was sailing to its first stop of Progreso, Mexico on the five-night cruise when

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Moms.com: How To Recognize Difference Between Autism And Developmental Delays

Moms.com: How To Recognize Difference Between Autism And Developmental Delays

A lot of parents often ask this same question: what is the difference between a developmental delay and autism? To put it simply, a developmental delay is when your child does not reach their developmental milestones at the expected times. Autism, meanwhile, is a medical condition, present from early childhood,

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Wfla.com: 3-year-old boy with autism found wandering Clearwater street in diaper by himself

Wfla.com: 3-year-old boy with autism found wandering Clearwater street in diaper by himself

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CLEARWATER, Fla. (WFLA) – A 3-year-old boy with autism was found wandering around in the street by himself wearing just a diaper on Tuesday.

Clearwater police said Pennie Green, 49, was

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Ktvb.com: Former Sandpoint autism therapist jailed for embezzlement

Ktvb.com: Former Sandpoint autism therapist jailed for embezzlement

A former Idaho autism therapist accused of embezzling from her clients has been sentenced.

The Bonner County Daily Bee reports First District Judge Barbara Buchanan imposed a 90-day jail sentence Monday on Krista Louise Kreiger-Hurst.

The 50-year-old Naples resident was charged earlier this year with two counts of grand theft

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Lmtonline.com: Former autism therapist jailed for embezzlement

Lmtonline.com: Former autism therapist jailed for embezzlement

Published 1:44 pm CST, Tuesday, December 18, 2018

SANDPOINT, Idaho (AP) — A former Idaho autism therapist accused of embezzling from her clients has been sentenced.

The Bonner County Daily Bee reports First District Judge Barbara Buchanan imposed a 90-day jail sentence Monday on Krista Louise Kreiger-Hurst.

The 50-year-old Naples

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Communitynewspapers.com: Five easy tips to help individuals with autism enjoy the holidays

Communitynewspapers.com: Five easy tips to help individuals with autism enjoy the holidays

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For households across the world, the holidays bring joyous anticipation for family gatherings and celebrations. But the sights and sounds traditionally tied to the season, can be overwhelming and stressful for adults and children on the Autism Spectrum,

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Irishexaminer.com: Suspended sentence for man 'minding' EUR600000 of drugs at Dublin Airport 'unduly lenient', DPP says

Irishexaminer.com: Suspended sentence for man 'minding' EUR600000 of drugs at Dublin Airport 'unduly lenient', DPP says

A man with autism caught “minding” over €600,000 worth of heroin and cocaine in a car park at Dublin Airport must wait to hear the outcome of an appeal by the Director of Public Prosecutions.

Alyn Maginn (41) with an address in Drumhillery Road, Keady, Co Armagh, but who currently

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Medpagetoday.com: Nation's Deadliest Drug; Severe Autism Exclusions; Stem Cells for MS

Medpagetoday.com: Nation's Deadliest Drug; Severe Autism Exclusions; Stem Cells for MS

Fentanyl was linked to 29% of all overdose deaths in 2016, surpassing heroin as the drug most often involved in fatal overdoses, according to the CDC. (National Vital Statistics Report)

Children with severe autism may be excluded or underrepresented in recent treatment studies. (Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders)

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Mydallaspost.com: Kerry Magro, who has autism, will speak at Misericordia University Feb. 26

Mydallaspost.com: Kerry Magro, who has autism, will speak at Misericordia University Feb. 26

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DALLAS TWP. – The Autism Center at Misericordia University’s fourth annual Autism Speaker Series is presenting award-winning motivational speaker and best-selling author Kerry Magro who is on the autism spectrum for the symposium, “Defining Autism: From Nonverbal to Professional Speaker,’’ on Tuesday, Feb. 26 from 6:30

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