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Disability News Weekly Roundup Monday, Jan 6 – Friday Jan 10
Health: Chicago Tribune— Daily Pot Tied to Age of First Psychotic Episode In a study of adults who experienced psychosis for the first time, having smoked marijuana daily was linked to an earlier age of onset of the disorder, according … Continue reading
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Disability News Weekly Roundup Monday, Dec 9 – Friday Dec 13
Disability News Weekly Roundup -12/9-12/13 Health: Reuters—Psychiatrists less likely to take insurance than others Researchers found only about half of psychiatrists accepted private insurance between 2009 and 2010, compared to almost 90 percent of doctors in other specialties. Dr. Tara … Continue reading
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Event Announcement: Cloud Computing and People with Disabilities
NIDRR consultant Clayton Lewis, PhD, Professor of Computer Science and Fellow of the Institute of Cognitive Science at the University of Colorado, will present Cloud Computing and People with Disabilities, March 26th, 12:30-1:30pm EDT, at the National Science Foundation: Please … Continue reading
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2012 Science of Eliminating Health Disparities Summit 10/31-1/3 – Registration Closing Tomorrow!
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), under the leadership of the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), invites you to the 2012 Science of Eliminating Health Disparities … Continue reading
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How different are the brains of people on the autism spectrum?
NPR has a great piece on autism studies showing how the brains of people on the autism spectrum operate different from those without autism. Researchers used functional MRI (fMRI) to compare the brains of people with and without autism as … Continue reading
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