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GPS Tracking Devices for Kids with Autism?

On January 26, 2014, the Associated Press published an article about a newly-proposed piece of legislation called Avonte's Law. The proposed law is being introduced by New York senator Chuck Schumer and is named for Avonte Oquendo, a 14-year-old boy with autism who wandered away from his Queens …

Taking These Antidepressants Won’t Cause Autism in Baby — but They Will Raise His Risk

A newly released study from Denmark found that women who take <b>selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) for depression or anxiety</b> <b>do not cause</b> …

Parasitic Worms, Hot Baths Tested as Autism Treatments

Although the remedies may sound unconventional, doctors are currently testing whether infecting people with worms or giving them hot baths could …

More on the unsavory history of the vaccine-autism 'link'

The old line about a lie traveling halfway around the world before the truth can get its boots on certainly applies to the supposed link between autism and the MMR (measles/mumps/rubella)<p>vaccine-- in spades.<p>Aaron Carroll, the pediatrician and medical policy expert who pointed us toward the map of …

A Guide to Healthy Eating for Older Adults - Unlock Food

• Is weight gain a concern?<br>• Are you losing weight?<br>• How is your appetite?<br>• Bone up on calcium!<br>• What about protein?<br>• Troubles swallowing, biting or chewing?<br>• Are …

Nutrition

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Number of patients being tied up and locked in rooms by care staff DOUBLES as MPs issue warning about hospital abuse

• Almost 3,000 restraint orders were granted for dementia sufferers last year<br>• Measures are taken to stop patients wandering off or hurting …

Human Rights

Whipps Cross Hospital workers jailed for patient abuse

<b>Three healthcare assistants who abused elderly patients at Whipps Cross University Hospital in east London hospital have been sentenced.</b><p>Akousa Sakyiwaa, 38, who was found guilty of four counts of subjecting three patients to ill-treatment and neglect, was jailed for 12 months.<p>Sharmila Gunda, who …

Top Reason Patients Sue Doctors: Failure To Diagnose

By: Rachael Rettner<p>Published: 07/18/2013 06:56 PM EDT on LiveScience<p>The most common reason patients give for suing their doctors is a delay or failure to diagnose a disease, such as cancer, a new study finds.<p>The study -- which reviewed information on medical malpractice claims against primary care …

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Candidiasis (see the image below) is a fungal infection caused by yeasts from the genus <i>Candida</i>. <i>Candida albicans</i> is the predominant cause of the …

Six Myths About Vaccination – And Why They’re Wrong

A pear has 600 times more formaldehyde in it than a vaccine does, writes Rachael Dunlop.<p>Image: Oksana Kuzmina/Shutterstock<p>Recently released …