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Brain Scans are Fascinating but Behavior Tells Us More About the Mind
This article was originally published at The Conversation. The publication contributed the article to Live Science's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights.
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Tue Mar 11, 2014
Why boys are more susceptible to autism
Boys are at greater risk than girls for neurodevelopmental disorders like autism.
The hopeless romantic who's terrified of love: Woman, 39, suffers...
A hopelessly romantic OCD sufferer says she is unable to meet Mr Right because her illness means she is terrified of love.
Measles threat reminds parents to vaccinate children
The Nw York City Health Department is investigating an outbreak of measles in Upper Manhattan and the Bronx, after seven adults and nine children were diagnosed with the highly contagious infection.
UC Davis MIND Institute wins national recognition
Leonard Abbeduto, director of the UC Davis MIND Institute, announced that with the coveted designation as an Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center, "We also become part of a network of 14 other centers that collaborate beyond what one center can do on its own."
Mon Mar 10, 2014
The Jersey Journal
Community Access Unlimited brings to life special Tales of Beatrix Potter
Community Access Unlimited this past weekend staged a very special production, "The Tales of Beatrix Potter," a play written by a young man with Asperger's syndrome, a component of the autistic spectrum.
Vaccines Are Safe for Infants, But Don't Tell Their Parents
Since the late 1990s, doctors and public health officials have been battling the belief , fueled by a discredited study , that vaccines can cause autism.
Girl with ADHD denied treatment at Brandon centre
Watching her daughter struggle to get through the day, one Westman mother is slowly being broken by the very system designed to protect them.
Changes in the DSM-5: what social workers need to know
Social workers that provide therapeutic and other services to children and adolescents can expect to find some major changes in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition : in their placement within the DSM-5 , the conceptualization of the disorders, the criteria for the disorders, the elimination of disorders, and the ... (more)
Bethlehem vo-tech students build supports for inclusionary art and its message
Northampton Area High School sophomore Amanda Strohl, left, 15, of Bath, and Freedom High School senior Brittany Sloss, right, 18, of Bethlehem Township, Pa., unveil a painting during a presentation at the Bethlehem Area Vocational-Technical School on March 5, 2014.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Health News Digest
A Look At Health Communication
The CDC defines health communication as "The study and use of communication strategies to inform and influence individual decisions that enhance health."
Ignorance and Bliss
Cultural production of ignorance provides rich field for study. 'Proctor, a professor of the history of science at Stanford, is one of the world's leading experts in agnotology , a neologism signifying the study of the cultural production of ignorance.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Co-Parenting with a Partner on the Autism Spectrum
With as many as 1.5 million Americans having some form of autism, including milder variants such as what used to be called Asperger Syndrome, many of those on the autism spectrum are also parents.
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Quilters take on a special cause
Close, for a quilting/sewing bee taking in '50s rock classics as they stitched away at the Olive Branch Senior Center.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Inside the mind of the TV detective
Scandi-drama The Bridge is known as much for the personal life of Swedish detective Saga Noren and her Danish colleague Martin Rohde as for its gritty monochrome crime scenes.
Ben's trek along the Great Wall for autism charity
Ben Kirimli, 27, of Bexhill Road, St Leonards, spent seven days on the expedition, collecting more than A 2,000 for Autism Sussex.
Genetic Trigger Discoverd For Most Common Form of Mental Disability and Autism
The most common form of intellectual disability is caused by a mechanism which shuts of an associated gene, a new study finds.
Vaccines called safe option
In spite of misinformation, vaccines remain a safe, scientifically proven way to prevent disease, according to Dr. Margaret O'Dell.
Health Report 3-7-14
Spaulding Rehab Hospital Cape Cod presents a free "Mondays in March" pediatric educational lecture series for parents, health professionals, educators and caregivers of young children.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Jazlynn is making a difference
Headlight Photo Jazlynn Eberling, 14, does her beadwork in preparation for the 49th annual Rockhound Round Up this weekend at the Southwestern New Mexico State Fairgrounds.