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The recent "coming out" by Scottish singer Susan Boyle, who found she has high-functioning autism , also known as Asperger syndrome, improves awareness and shows that those with autism spectrum disorders can lead a full life - albeit one with unique challenges.
Although a lot of people avoid them, vaccines are recommended. Experts say they can prevent viruses that could sicken people, and spread to their families and communities.
Is Katie Couric taking Jenny McCarthy's place as the latest celebrity vaccine denier? If her recent show on the vaccine that prevents most types of cervical cancer is any indicator, the answer is "yes."
The test is presented in the scientific journal Molecular Autism and is unique in that researchers have, as part of their evaluation, compared the group diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder with psychiatric patients.
Vaccinations aren't just for children, and they aren't just about protecting oneself from a communicable disease.
Scottish singer Susan Boyle has revealed that she's been diagnosed with a mild form of autism called Asperger's syndrome, which affects social and communication skills.
Influenza, meningitis, whooping cough, measles. These are just a few illnesses that can be prevented, if we vaccinate ourselves and our children against them.
When Jacki Zuvella adopted her daughter, a six month old who had been abandoned by her birth mother, she suspected that something just wasn't right.
For years, the Stay-at-home mom brigade and radical religious groups have kept their children from being vaccinated due to the fear that it would make their children autistic.
Katri Wilson from Origin Housing with the Mayor of Barnet, Councillor Melvin Cohen, Cathy McCarthy from Origin Housing, and Mathew Kedall from Barnet Council.
The Mayor of Barnet, Councillor Melvin Cohen, was invited to officially open Origin Housing's Speedwell Court in Woodside Grange Road.
The director of a pioneering Cambridge autism centre has praised singer Susan Boyle's decision to reveal she has Asperger Syndrome.
The online media world, particularly Twitter, has been infatuated with the recent feud between In These Times labor reporter Mike Elk and Daily Beast national security reporter Eli Lake , which has continued to escalate far beyond whatever conflict these two have with each other.
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Autism advocates are set to protest tomorrow against a quiet effort by Mayor Michael Bloomberg's administration to require annual flu vaccinations for all New York City schoolchildren.