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Autism Study Reveals Happy Face Brain Region Differences

Posted On April 01, 2015

(Hempstead, NY) -- An autism researcher out of New York says he and his team have uncovered a big piece of the autism puzzle. Sara Lee Kessler reports.   Play Clip

Physician Recommendations Increases Weight Loss Success Rate

Posted On April 01, 2015

(Undated) -- Getting recommendations from a physician to lose weight is being linked to a higher weight loss success rate. Research from the University of Georgia showed that patients who were advised by their physicians to lose weight dropped more pounds than those who tried on their own. Physician advice was also associated with a…

Letting Kids Taste Alcohol Could Lead To Early Drinking

Posted On March 31, 2015

(Undated) -- Letting children taste alcohol is being connected to underage drinking. A new study from Brown University showed that kids who sip alcohol before sixth grade were five times more likely to start drinking by high school. They were also four times more likely to binge drink by their first semester of high school,…

NJ Doctors Saying “No” To New Obamacare Patients

Posted On March 31, 2015

(New Brunswick, NJ) -- New Jersey ranks dead last when it comes to primary care doctors willing to take new patients under Obamacare. Kathy Hempstead of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation says a new CDC study shows fewer than 39-percent of doctors are accepting new Medicaid patients in the Garden State compared to the national…

Connecticut Committee Passes Car Smoking Ban

Posted On March 31, 2015

(Hartford, CT) -- Connecticut is on its way to making it against the law to smoke in a car that has kids in it. House Bill 6285 cleared the Public Health Committee Monday and moves on to the Connecticut House of Representatives. The bill would bar motorists from smoking in a vehicle if it has…

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    Found black Lab/Pit mix

    Posted on May 22, 2015
    Location: Lawrenceburg, Indiana

    FOUND in downtown Lawrenceburg. black lab/pit mix with a white…