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Be skeptical of unproven addiction aid | Local News | batesvilleheraldtribune.com

Better Business Bureau serving Central Indiana advises consumers to use caution when considering alternatives to conventional drug rehab services. Recently, the organization conducted several investigations into companies advertising an IV treatment called NAD+ Amino-Acid Therapy. Proponents of the treatment claim the infusions of NAD+ enable patients afflicted with drug and alcohol addictions to quit cold […]

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Watch This New Short Film About a Non-Verbal Girl With Autism on Disney+

As part of a program aimed at discovering new storytellers and storytelling techniques, Disney+ released a short film in January featuring a non-verbal character with autism. And you should watch it with your kids. Source: Watch This New Short Film About a Non-Verbal Girl With Autism on Disney+

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Posting anti-vaccine propaganda on social media could become criminal offence, Law Commissioner says 

Posting anti-vaccine propaganda on social media could become a criminal offence – even if those promoting it believe the pseudoscience, the UK’s new criminal Law Commissioner has said. Source: Posting anti-vaccine propaganda on social media could become criminal offence, Law Commissioner says 

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Horrific moment vomiting autistic boy, 16, is handcuffed by cops after suffering epileptic fit as his mom screams – The Sun

DISTURBING video shows police handcuffing a 16-year-old autistic boy after he collapsed with an epileptic fit. Mother Lourdes Ponce can be heard screaming at officers who arrested her traumatised s… Source: Horrific moment vomiting autistic boy, 16, is handcuffed by cops after suffering epileptic fit as his mom screams – The Sun

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Family of autistic 8-year-old sues Berwyn school districts for abuse – Chicago Tribune

Family of autistic 8-year-old sues Berwyn school districts for abuse Source: Family of autistic 8-year-old sues Berwyn school districts for abuse – Chicago Tribune

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Autistic teen having a seizure was arrested by Fresno police – The Washington Post

Fresno police officers arrested an autistic boy who was having a seizure at a fast food restaurant. The incident is being reviewed by the department. Source: Autistic teen having a seizure was arrested by Fresno police – The Washington Post