| Jul 16, 2013
Your doctor hands you a prescription for a blood pressure drug. But is it the right one for you?
You're searching for a new primary-care physician or a specialist. Is there a way you can know whether the doctor is more partial to expensive, brand-name...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 3:39 AM
MISHAWAKA -- An 18-year-old man told Mishawaka police he was sexually assaulted at the Town & Country Shopping Centre just after 1:30 p.m. Wednesday.
According to the police report, the victim, who said he is slightly autistic, was helping two men...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 2:26 PM
An immune system that ensures survival is one of the earliest gifts from a mother to her child. But sometimes, that gift can be a Trojan horse, sending soldiers that are programmed to attack the body’s own antigens into the fetus, where they...
| Jul 10, 2013
Re "Slipping through the cracks," July 8
Thank you for this article. While The Times highlighted the fact that 900,000 children on state medical insurance no longer have access to the critical autism therapy known as ABA, it did not mention that in...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 9:57 AM
Wedding date: April 13, 2013
Her story: Jennifer "Jenny" Ayd, 29, grew up in Baltimore. She is a registered nurse at Johns Hopkins Hospital. Her mother, Elaine C. Ayd, is a secretary and her father, Gregory J. Ayd, is a general contractor and owner of...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 7:13 AM
If finding a job is tough for any young adult in South Florida these days, imagine the challenge for those with autism and other developmental disabilities.
The Dan Marino Foundation is starting a program to reduce those hurdles.
A new jobs-...
| Aug 4, 2013
For most people, attending a relative's wedding is a happy occasion. But for one Highland Park couple, seeing their son socialize and dance qualified as a once-in-a-lifetime thrill.
"Ethan was just so appropriate ... so engaged in life," said Rebecca...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 5:06 PM
GULLANE, Scotland — It hasn't always been a walk in the park for Ernie Els, the current toast of the golf world. There have been some hard times for the Big Easy.
Now is not one of them, of course.
He is here for the 142nd British Open, as...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 5:54 PM
Comedienne turned Playboy centerfold turned autism advocate Jenny McCarthy may not have a medical degree like Dr. Mehmet Oz. But she has publicly embraced some medical opinions that are even more flimsily supported by scientific evidence than some of...
| Jul 24, 2013
Students eligible for special services in District 25 rose slightly last year and concerns expressed in a survey of parents are being addressed, the school board was told in an annual program review.
Aimee LeBlanc, director of the Department of...
| Jul 3, 2013
You never know when the urge will get the best of him. In the middle of his preschool classroom, in the waiting room at therapy or outside in the dirt. When the mood strikes him, he drops to the ground and doesn't hold back.
It's yoga, and for Johnny,...