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Researchers believe they have come up with a way to tell whether a newborn infant has a higher-than-normal risk of developing autism -- by looking for abnormalities in the placenta shortly after birth. The abnormalities in question are called...
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...
Is there anyone among us who does not know, or know of, a child with an autism spectrum disorder? Whether diagnostic criteria are allowing us to identify more individuals, or something in the environment is causing more autism, or our social habits and...
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Los Angeles Times Staff WriterALASKA Fiords and islands Cruise the Inside Passage on a naturalist-narrated sailing aboard the Maple Leaf schooner. Passengers will cruise among fiords and offshore islands, with grizzly-bear viewing at the top of the agenda. They will also sail down...
Special to The TimesYears ago HIV/AIDS was the "it" health news item. As consumers of media, we have moved on to the next epidemic: autism. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention states that 1 in 150 children have an autism spectrum disorder ( ASD). If Oprah has a...
Channel 2 NewsCommunities across the nation are reacting to the effects of the deadly storms in Moore, Oklahoma as the Anchorage School District enters the home stretch before the school year ends. "The heart wrenching stories of teachers in Oklahoma covering their...
Anchorage Daily NewsWeather hasn't been kind to those in charge of scheduling high school sports this spring, and Friday's snowfall brought about some fresh challenges. Cook Inlet Conference softball organizers moved all of Friday and Saturday's games to next week. Two...
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The Gazette, Cedar Rapids, IowaGavin Brown faces Lauren Clapp, a Velcro paddle in his right hand. "Do it the highest as you can!" he shouts. Lauren, a sophomore at Regina High School, tosses a ball high in the air. Gavin holds the paddle out, laughing when the ball sticks to it....
Channel 2 NewsThe Anchorage School District reports 2013's high school seniors have been offered $44 million in scholarships and awards. The money comes from various universities, companies, and organizations and the district says it is likely that much more money...
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Channel 2 NewsThe future looks promising for the class of 2013 in the Anchorage School District with thousands of students graduating this week at the Sullivan Arena. ASD says more than 3,200 seniors have been offered $44 million in scholarships and awards from local...
Kennedy Krieger Institute has announced a new program that will offer free autism screenings to infants between five and 10 months who have a sibling with autism. “We launched this initiative to increase the likelihood of identifying children...
Tags: Behavioral Conditions, Autism
Mail Tribune, Medford, Ore.After two years of searching, the Ashland School Board has hired Jay W. Hummel as superintendent to replace Juli Di Chiro, who is retiring in July after 13 years as head of the district. Hummel is in charge of a school district on the outskirts of...
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