Month

October 2013

Should Babies Born To Prisoners Be Deprived of Mother’s Milk?

Source: The Guardian.com US Last July, as my parents and I sat… around a visiting room table with my incarcerated sister…a cry rang out from the table next to us. There, a bawling infant lay cradled in the arms of a visitor…(who) surreptitiously opened her shirt...
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Bypass The Affordable Care Act Website Bug

Source: Deseret News.com A Utah man said he accidentally stumbled upon a way to bypass a bug that’s been plaguing the Affordable Care Act website since it launched Oct. 1. “I actually found this bug in the software where if you log in using a special kind of Web browser in...
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Distortion of Afforable Healthcare Act
Impact on Special Needs Children

Source: Factcheck.org When Senate leaders announced a bipartisan deal that would end the partial government shutdown, Texas U.S. Senator Ted Cruz held a media availability and issued a press release to say he opposed — but would not block — the agreement. He said he would oppose...
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Study: Gold Star nutrition ratings appear to work

Source: Post Bulletin.com A nutritional rating system using gold stars affixed to price labels on grocery store shelves appears to have shifted buying habits, potentially providing another tool to educate consumers on how to eat healthier, according to a new study. “Our...
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Featured Video: Dyslexia Awareness Month

Decoding Dyslexia New Jersey: http://decodingdyslexianj.org Dyslexia is a specific learning disability that is neurological in origin. It is characterized by difficulties with accurate and / or fluent word recognition and by poor spelling and decoding abilities. These...
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Tests suggest baby born with HIV may be cured

Source: Statesman.com Doctors now have convincing evidence that they put HIV into remission, hopefully for good, in a Mississippi baby born with the AIDS virus – a medical first that is prompting a new look at how hard and fast such cases should be treated. The case was...
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