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Photo by Jonathan Torgovnik/GettyER's Are Failing Mentally Ill KidsA...

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 07:36
A new study shows that one in 10 hospitalized kids suffer from mental-health conditions-and many never make it past the emergency waiting room.
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UV exposure found to lower folate levels in young women

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 07:30
Women who are pregnant or trying to fall pregnant and taking a folic acid supplement may be at risk of reducing their folate benefit through sun exposure, a new QUT study has warned.
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Mental Health Specialist Cambrian Group Set To IPO In London

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 07:07
The company, which provides health services including adult mental health and child autism and learning disability care, said its planned offer will only comprise a small number of new shares to raise gross proceeds of about .
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8 Things You Need to Know on Wednesday, March 19

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 06:54
The state senate is supporting a measure that would expand insurance coverage for children being treated for autism, and three people from Gorham facing sex trafficking charges will be in court this afternoon.
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Medical Conspiracies: Half of Americans Believe in a Bogus Theory

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 06:45
About half of American adults believe in at least one medical conspiracy theory, according to new survey results, such as U.S. regulators prevent people from getting natural cures or that a U.S. spy agency infected a large number of African Americans with HIV.
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Fainting Goats' Are Funny and Adorable

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 06:23
When startled, the goats' muscles freeze, causing them to collapse, stiff as a board.
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Neurexin proteins play key role in formation of synaptic connections

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 06:17
Neuroscientists and bioengineers at Stanford are working together to solve a mystery: how does nature construct the different types of synapses that connect neurons -- the brain cells that monitor nerve impulses, control muscles and form thoughts.
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Measles outbreak in New York brings backlash against anti-vaccine movement

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 06:10
Recent outbreaks in diseases such as measles, mumps and whooping cough have resulted in a backlash against parents who refuse to have their children vaccinated.
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Marathon effort for worthy causes

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 06:10
Paul Milligan is running the London Marathon in aid of the National Autistic Society and will be wearing a Squires Effect vest for the run Paul Milligan, a consultant in the motor trade, said some members of his family have autism and his son is also going through the process of being diagnosed.
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CIA Infected African Americans with HIV? 12 Percent Americans Believe in Medical Conspiracy Theory

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 05:40
For instance, 37 percent of the Americans believe in the theory that the US regulators prevent people from getting natural cures, while 12 percent also believe that a US spy agency infected a large number of African Americans with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus .
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Rainham dancers win awards for busting moves

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 05:29
Visitors to Rainham business Tree Tops, which cares for adults with a learning disabilities ranging from autism to Down's syndrome, celebrated last month as they picked up certificates in Latin and disco.
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Disabled film-makers roll out the red carpet

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 05:14
SURREAL, clever, funny - let's face it, you can't help but laugh at the tale of a love-lorn carrot turned violent vegetable in the name of revenge - but most of all, just downright entertaining.
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The lyrical depth of these poems shows the poet's supreme triumph

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 04:46
Mar. 19, 2014 - The Rhythm of the Spirit Paperback: 60 pages Publisher: Cyberwit.net Language: English ISBN-10: 8182534771 ISBN-13: 978-8182534773 Product Dimensions: 8.6 x 5.8 x 0.2 inches Shipping Weight: 2.9 ounces Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,709,611 in Books The poems included in this poetry collection reveal an impressive intensity of feeling ... (more)
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A Messy Wednesday Night?

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 04:14
Here are a few things you need to know right now in Westborough: Expect mostly sunny skies today with highs in the low 40s.
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LETTERS: Proposed pot policies stifle greenhouses

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 03:55
Responsible medical marijuana legislation allowing dispensaries was passed by the Nevada Legislature to create a healthier and stronger Nevada.
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Mumps Outbreak at OSU Renews Prevention Discussion

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 03:36
Mumps continues to make a comeback this year, recently hitting Ohio State University after making the rounds at Fordham University last month.
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New Albany, Ind., Dentist Dr. Ron Receveur Makes Plea on Behalf of...

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 03:16
Dr. Ron Receveur, a Louisville, Ky., dentist who practices across the Ohio River in the Southern Indiana town of New Albany, has issued a plea for caregivers of all persons with special needs to not overlook their dental care as March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month.
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To Environmentalists 'Wasteful' And 'Unneeded'...

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 03:10
I'm the founder of Science 2.0A and co-author of "Science Left Behind". A wise man once said Darwin had the greatest idea anyone... South Carolina is suing the federal government to save the mixed oxide fuel project at the Savannah River Site in South Carolina, where weapons-grade plutonium from dismantled nuclear weapon stockpiles will be ... (more)
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The foolish anti-vaccination crowd

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 03:00
In a feat that would have been unimaginable a few decades ago, the anti-vaccine movement has managed to breathe life into nearly vanquished childhood diseases.
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Gloria Glyer: Fundraising events around the Sacramento region

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 03:00
The Red & Gold Gala and Auction themed PACE will beSaturday March 29 on the Jacob Lane campus.
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