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NDC Savings Club – 04.15.15

Recovering Autism, ADHD, & Special Needs Guest Speaker:  Shelley Tzorfas – Specialized Tutoring/ Learning Assessments Shelley Tzorfas has been working with children, teens, and young adults who have learning disabilities, ADHD, Autism, Dyslexia, and other special needs. With over 20 years experience, she has created ways to help these children succeed in academics and social goals while teaching parents how …

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MIT Scientist: Glyphosate to Cause Autism in 50% of Children by 2025 – Christine Sarich

As if to corroborate a growing trend in rising autism rates, a senior research scientist from MIT has warned that of all children, a disquieting 50% will be autistic by 2025. What’s the culprit? Monsanto’s best selling Round-Up containing glyphosate is top on the list. The overuse of glyphosate in our food supply is causing diseases like Alzheimer’s, autism, cancer, cardiovascular disease, and …

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Canadian Media and the WHO Attempt to Discredit Scientists from University of British Columbia

When a professional gets a little too close to the truth for comfort, the most efficient and effective way for government agencies and the pharmaceutical industry to prevent them from exposing the truth is to destroy their credibility. This is exactly what happened when Professor Shaw and Dr. Tomljenovic published a series of leading papers exposing the possible links between …

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People from different cultures express sympathy differently, say researchers

The researchers found that cultural differences in whether or not people wanted to avoid negative emotions played a role in their expressions of sympathy. Credit: Shutterstock Sympathy is influenced by cultural differences, new Stanford research shows. For instance, when told about a tragedy or troubling situation, Americans of European descent are more positive in how they articulate sympathy while Germans …

BPA exposure linked to autism spectrum disorder, study reports

A newly published study is the first to report an association between bisphenol-A (BPA), a common plasticizer used in a variety of consumer food and beverage containers, with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in children. The study, by researchers at Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine (RowanSOM) and Rutgers New Jersey Medical School (NJMS), shows that BPA is not metabolized well …

Former Mooresville child compensated by federal ‘vaccine court’

As they started their family, Mooresville residents Theresa and Lucas Black dutifully got their children immunized, never doubting their doctor’s word that vaccines are safe and necessary. But their faith in those promises was shaken in 2001, when their 3-month-old daughter, Angelica, developed life-threatening seizures and brain damage just three days after getting several vaccinations. The child’s Charlotte neurologist diagnosed …