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Boy Becomes Unexpected Superhero, Inspiring Others After His Death

Ryan Lamantia loved Spider-Man. The boy died, but his heroic spirit lives on. Courtesy Mary Lamantia If anyone needs proof that childre...Teen finds family of inspirational boy who died of cancer on Facebook.

On Ramp to Autism: Do Freeways Trigger Autism?

Pregnant women living near freeways were almost twice as likely to have a child later diagnosed with autism, the neurodevelopmental disorder charact...Despite media attention, this study doesn't deliver much.

Are Jared Loughner's Parents to Blame for His Actions?

A note from a 10-year-old boy lies in the memorial for Rep. Gabrielle Giffords outside her Tucson, Arizona, office. Credit: Gina Ferazzi, ...Shouldn't Loughner's parents have had some idea of what he was capable of?

The Terrible Thing in Arizona and Why the Media Is Missing the Point

There was a terrible thing that happened in Arizona last weekend. A terrible thing. The person who caused that terrible thing to happen appears...I don't know what brought Jared Loughner to rob the world of so many innocent lives, but what I do know is that we have a crappy mental health system in this country.

NFL Star David Garrard on Battling Crohn's Disease and How He's Helping Kids With the Illness

David Garrard visits with Dalton Spinks, 12, at Wolfson Children's Hospital in Jacksonville, Fla. Courtsey of the David Garrad Foundation ...Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback David Garrard is helping kids with Crohn's disease.

Autism Risk Higher With Closely-Spaced Pregnancies

The timing of pregnancies could affect autism odds. Credit: Getty Images More fuel to throw on the burning autism debate: A new study sa...Second children who are conceived within a year of their older sibling's birth were more than three times more likely to be diagnosed with autism, according to a study.

Theaters Nationwide Host Special Movie Screenings for Kids With Autism

Parents with autistic children can hit the movies with their kids at Sensory Friendly Films screenings. Credit: Getty Images There m...Autism Society, AMC have partnered to screen new movies for autisic children.

Little Girl Dare Not Get Excited ... About Anything

Two-year-old Holly Cleveland's heart and breathing stops when she gets too excited. Credit: Jeremy Durkin / Rex / Rex USA A little gi...
Little girl stops breathing if she gets excited.


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