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What others say: Focus should be on reducing FASD, not on political points

...effort to combat Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders have been carried way out of proportion...The effects of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders can't be reversed. It's devastating...eliminating, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders.- Fairbanks Daily News-Miner,March...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-03-31/what-others-say-focus-should-be-o
Opinion

...bars, rocky road cupcakes.In fact, it serves a higher purpose - providing job training for people with head injuries and disorders such as autism.The St. Louis Post-Dispatch officials at the Center for Head Injury Services came up with the idea after...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/food/2014-05-20-3
Food
Safety for autistic kids shouldn't depend on GPS

...walked away from school - has spurred the U.S. government to fund GPS tracking devices for children with autism spectrum disorders. But while the effort to expand families' access to tracking devices is a worthy one, it shouldn't overshadow the lower-tech...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-06-02/safety-for-autisitic-kids-shouldn
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Mental illness facts need to be known

...lifetime.- Stress, heavy drinking of alcoholic beverages and common health risks like obesity all contribute to mental disorders, as does a general lack of regular exercise.Mississippi fortunately has a relatively low rate of mental illness compared...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-05-27/mental-illness-facts-need-to-be-know
News
UCSB shooter insane, not sexist

...ran a piece by Brittney Cooper arguing that "white male privilege kills." Cooper seems to believe that severe psychiatric disorders are something that rich white kids are prone to because they consider themselves so entitled. The other interpretation is...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-06-01
Opinion
Male eating disorders rise amid more focus on body image

...Women are more likely to have eating disorders than men. But men can also suffer from...Making Weight,'' believes such disorders afflict about 2 percent of men versus...gymnasts have a higher incidence of eating disorders. Cohn said they can develop bad habits...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/052304/peo_052304hea002001.shtml
People
Workshop on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders slated

...disability known as Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders, or FASD, said Evensen, director of...the people on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders. "Children with FASD: Navigating the...educator and a specialist on behavior disorders. Her work with FASD spans Alaska, Canada...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/032508/news_4697.shtml
News

...officials had been discussing requirements related to sleep disorders. But there is still no national screening requirement for...anyone hired to drive a bus or a train is screened for sleep disorders using the Epworth Scale, a questionnaire that asks people...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-05-18-2
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FASD receives state, national attention

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders are gaining widespread attention due...would allow judges to consider the disorders in sentencing. The Advancing FASD...coordinator for the Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) Program at Frontier Community...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-04-10/fasd-receives-state-national-attenti
News
No easy answers to FASD

Today is International Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) Day. All around the world, people are recognizing...Vickie Tinker is coordinator for the Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Program at Frontier Community Services.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2011-09-09/no-easy-answers-to-fasd
Opinion

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