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WDBJ 7 Anchor/ReporterMany children struggle with disorders like autism, ADHD and dyslexia. Now a clinic that's opened in Roanoke is offering a treatment option for them. á Connections Achievement and Therapy Center started in Charlottesville, and now has an office in...
The Hartford CourantShortly after her move from New Hampshire to Newtown in 1998, Nancy Lanza had good news about her troubled son. "Adam is doing well here, and seems to be enjoying the new school," Lanza wrote to a friend back in Kingston, N.H., in a Feb. 9, 1999, email....
The Growing Families ministry of La Ca˝ada Presbyterian Church invites parents and grandparents of elementary to high school children to a presentation on the subject of bullying at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, in the church’s Fellowship Hall. The presenters...
Staff Writer, Copy EditorSun Valley Research Center in Imperial will take part in a global clinical trial to test the efficacy of a drug that aims to improve the social and communication skills of autistic children. The research center is in the process of recruiting children...
Mothers who took folic acid supplements around the time they became pregnant were less likely to have children with an autism spectrum disorder, a new study has found. Researchers in Norway examined health records of more than 85,000 children born there...
In his recent commentary, Dallas Dance, superintendent of Baltimore County Public Schools, highlighted the need to transform our schools into "21st century learning environments" ("A way forward for county schools," Jan. 9). I wholeheartedly agree that...
Clark County Health DepartmentNational Folic Acid Awareness Week is Jan. 6-12. Folic acid is an important B vitamin that helps prevent neural tube defects (NTDs) within the baby’s brain or spine. Taking folic acid aids in the multiplication of cells, allowing proper growth and...
A UC Irvine researcher has helped uncover a link between a certain genetic variation and longer life. People who live past 90 are significantly more likely to have a dopamine-receptor gene variation named the DRD4 7R allele, according to a UCI and...
Every day, Marylanders are exposed to pesticides in our drinking water, on our food and through chemicals in our homes, lawns and public spaces. We also encounter pesticides in our rivers and streams and the Chesapeake Bay. While these exposures are often...
Tags: Asthma, Diseases and Illnesses, Autism, Culture, Wildlife
The Hartford CourantThe stack of photographs, nearly a foot high, captures Rachel D'Avino in all her buoyant glory. There she is, dark hair and broad smile, striking a silly pose in dress-up clothes, or thrusting her arm around her cousin, her big personality shining...
Tags: Teachers, New Britain, Holidays, Religion and Belief, Autism
Roughly one in three college seniors nationwide has taken illegally obtained prescription amphetamines. And they don't feel bad about it. That's according to the Center on Young Adult Health and Development, a research institute at the University of...
In its second year awarding grants, the Women's Giving Circle of Harford County gave 11 nonprofit organizations nearly $36,000 in 2012 to help women and girls in the county. Four thousand dollars went to the local Arc chapter to help single parents; $2,...
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