Friday, February 17th, 2012
MRI Brain Changes Seen in Early Infants with Autism
Autism may be detectable in infants as young as 6 months old, according to a study released Friday in the American Journal of Psychiatry, suggesting the condition has a stronger genetic and biological root.
One in 10 U.S. Kids Have Alcoholic Parent: Study
More than one in 10 U.S. children live with an alcoholic parent and are at increased risk of developing a host of health problems of their own, according to a new government study released on Thursday.
Abuse Cases Put Los Angeles Schools Under Fire
The spate of accusations has put an intense spotlight on the way the Los Angeles Unified School District monitors its employees and responds to reports of abuse.
School Votes Not to Appeal Prayer Banner Case
A Rhode Island public school committee on Thursday voted not to appeal a federal court decision ordering the removal of a prayer banner displayed in a high school.
Strict Rules about Drinking May Prevent Alcohol Disorders in Teens
A study from the Netherlands found that a laid back attitude from parents can lead to drinking issues in their teens, whereas strict parental rules about drinking can curb adolescent impulses to drink.