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Autism Symptoms Eased By Broccoli Extract, Study Finds

A chemical that's found in broccoli may be able to dramatically improve behavior and social skills in those with autism, researchers say.

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Feds Delay Enforcement Of New Caregiver Pay Rule

The Obama administration says it will delay enforcement of a new rule granting federal minimum wage and overtime protections to in-home care workers.

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Ranking Names Best Cities For People With Disabilities

A new ranking of 150 cities is offering insight on the nation's best and worst places for people with disabilities to call home.

Teens Charged In Ice Bucket Case

Five teens have been charged with dumping a bucket containing urine and tobacco spit on a 15-year-old with autism who thought he was taking part in the "ice bucket challenge."

In Siblings, Autism Signs Often Apparent At 18 Months

About 20 percent of younger siblings of those with autism are on the spectrum too and they often show symptoms of the developmental disorder as young as 18 months, researchers say.

Harvard Study Finds Psychiatrists Tough To Access

Making an appointment with a psychiatrist is often an uphill battle no matter if you're insured or if you intend to pay out of pocket, a new study suggests.

Disney Urged To Include Characters With Disabilities

Tens of thousands have signed a petition calling for Disney to include characters with Down syndrome in its animated films.

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