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MIDLAND CITY, Ala. (AP) — Speaking into a 4-inch-wide ventilation pipe, hostage negotiators tried Thursday to talk a man into releasing a kindergartener and ending a standoff in an underground bunker that stretched into its third day. The man...
(CNN) -- Across this devastated town, students returned to schools Tuesday, marking the beginning of a new reality. With their sense of normalcy shattered after last week's massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary, students at other schools are seeing more...
WSBT-TVSOUTH BEND- The aftermath of what happened in Newtown, Connecticut is shedding more light on mental health in our country. The mental health of the shooter, Adam Lanza, is being investigated as to a possible motive of why he did this. We're digging...
Tags: Autism, Psychiatry, Human Interest, Mental Health, Adam Lanza
CHICAGO (AP) — Close birth spacing may put a second-born child at higher risk for autism, suggests a preliminary study based on more than a half-million California children. Children born less than two years after their siblings were...
Morgan Lane Arnold, an emotionally frail 14-year-old freshman, navigated the hallways of her Howard County high school each day filled with anxiety, unable because of a learning disorder to decipher the social cues, jokes and emotions of her peers. Her...
Tags: Gaming, Human Interest, Catonsville, Witnesses, Prosecution
Farmington ValleyOn Friday, April 26, FOCUS Center for Autism held their well-attended "Celebrate FOCUS" dinner. This semi-formal event celebrated the accomplishments FOCUS made over the past year, and raised much-needed funds for FOCUS's programming. During the evening,...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters) - The long-awaited, controversial new edition of the bible of psychiatry can be characterized by many numbers: its 947 pages, its $199 price tag, its more than 300 maladies (from "dependent personality disorder" and "voyeuristic...
AP Medical WriterCHICAGO (AP) — In the new psychiatric manual of mental disorders, grief soon after a loved one's death can be considered major depression. Extreme childhood temper tantrums get a fancy name. And certain "senior moments" are called "mild...
Tags: Heart Disease, Authors, Psychologists, Mental Illness, Culture
A Slatington woman sentenced in March to up to a decade in prison for accidentally shooting her 19-month-old son in the head and killing him while unloading a gun she planned to sell to a drug dealer tearfully asked a judge Tuesday to reduce her sentence....
Data entry is repetitive and hard to do well — that is, quickly and accurately. Shane Foley is great at it. The 21-year-old Ellicott City man works on two computer screens, eyeing images of handwritten sheets on one and clicking the information...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women who take the epilepsy drug valproate during pregnancy are three times more likely to have a child with an autism spectrum disorder, suggests new research based on close to 700,000 babies born in Denmark. Previous studies...
"Who are we?" Ann Troxel bellowed, her scarlet pirate costume flapping in the wind. "Troxel Buccaneers!" barked the crowd of almost 80 behind her, heads wrapped in bandannas and hands tucked into plastic hooks. "Arrr!" Troxel beckoned with an...
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