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Snapshot | Google Alerts – autism | Circa August 29, 2011

News 10 new results for autism Quebec doctor probes possible autism, in-vitro fertilization link Montreal Gazette By Charlie Fidelman, The Gazette August 29, 2011 9:02 PM In-vitro fertilization may be a factor in a small number of autism cases, researchers suggest. MONTREAL — In vitro fertilization may be another factor in the spike in cases […]

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Systemic understaffing, mental illness stigma played role in prison birth, lawsuit alleges

New Britain — Tianna Laboy spent nearly 30 days at an inpatient mental health treatment program before she was admitted to York Correctional Institution in August 2017. When she arrived at the Niantic prison, officials put her in the mental health infirmary. New filings in her civil lawsuit allege that her placement there “guaranteed she would be […]

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FBI gets involved as QAnon follower sends death threats to Florida parents and teachers over masks – Raw Story

Damaris Allen commented on a friends Facebook post about students wearing face masks in school, but when a woman chimed in with an angry comment, things got out of control, WFLA reports. “She kept saying that she was going to make sure we never worked again, and that everyone knew what sickos we were and […]

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Active dad, 26, collapsed in front of friends and now can’t walk or swallow – Mirror Online

Ben Williams, 26, collapsed suddenly one evening and was taken to hospital. The dad from Llanpumsaint, Carmarthenshire, Wales, was diagnosed with functional neurological disorder (FND), Wales Online reports. FND is a rare medical condition which affects the nervous system and also how the brain and body send and receive signals. Ben, who runs his own […]

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Edible marijuana now available for patients in Florida

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Just one week after health officials signed off on guidelines for edible pot products, Florida’s largest medical marijuana operator on Wednesday began selling THC-infused candies in Tallahassee. The edible products are appearing on shelves nearly four years after Floridians approved a 2016 constitutional amendment that legalized medical marijuana for a broad swath of […]