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In a major case of academic poaching among cross-town rivals, USC is announcing Friday that it is hiring away prominent UCLA neuroscientists and moving an internationally renowned lab that uses brain imaging to research such diseases as Alzheimer’s,...
It can happen in an instant, when their curiosity gets the best of them. A child becomes lost -- a parent's worst nightmare. Now that the weather is warmer and we're spending more time outside, we feel this is a good time to remember just how important...
This February a support group for fathers of children with special needs was created by the Jewish Adoption and Foster Care Options organization. JAFCO has begun expanding the organization's family preservation services by developing its developmental...
Tags: Yasmin (drug), Religion and Belief, Judaism
These groups meet regularly. Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Group — Third Wednesday, 5:30 p.m., at Lighthouse Senior Living at Ellicott City, 3100 N. Ridge Road, Ellicott City. 410-465-2288. Bereaved Parents, USA — Third Wednesday, 8 p.m....
The Food and Drug Administration is warning physicians that women who suffer migraine headaches and are pregnant or may become pregnant should not use the drugs valproate or valproic acid to prevent the severe headaches, in light of new evidence showing...
TODAY Newcomers Club Lunch and Cards: 11:30 a.m., Ramkota Hotel, 1400 Eighth Ave. N.W. Weight Watchers: 11:45 a.m. weigh-in, 12:15 p.m. meeting, Super City Mall, 2201 Sixth Ave. S.E. Alcoholics Anonymous: 1 and 8:30 p.m. (both closed; 8:30...
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To go along with Williamsport’s Civil War preservation project, some changes will be made at the historic site known as Doubleday Hill, accessed at the end of West Salisbury Street. For almost 116 years, the brick mounts that held the Doubleday...
Darius Johnson, a sophomore offensive lineman at Middle Tennessee State University and a former Dr. Phillips football standout, carried a special-needs child to safety during the Special Olympics at MTSU on Monday. Johnson (6-3, 293) was called upon to...
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Andrea Rediske knew her special-needs son had no business taking standardized tests. He was born with brain damage. He suffers from cerebral palsy and is legally blind. Just teaching Ethan to say "yes" or "no" — or even keep his gaze focused...
Have you loved R2-D2 and C-3PO since you were a kid? Do you have a soft spot in your in your heart for WALL-E? Did you used to play with Furbies and care for a Tamagotchi digital pet? Can the sight of a Roomba roaming your living room bring a tender smile...
One in 88 children has autism, a developmental disability that can result in sensory problems and problems with language, communication, social skills. April is Autism Awareness Month and early detection is key. There are general characteristics to...
Tags: Behavioral Conditions
Pregnant women who took the anti-seizure drug valproate during pregnancy increased the odds that their baby would have autism, and were roughly twice as likely to give birth to a child who would go on to be diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder,...
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