| 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...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 12:30 PM
A human voice has no special ring to the autistic brain because areas related to reward and emotional context are not well wired to its center of voice recognition, a Stanford University study has found.
The findings, published Monday in the...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 4:48 PM
A search for a missing 11-year-old autistic boy in Riverside County expanded Tuesday, with hundreds of volunteers and law enforcement officials searching the rural hills around Menifee.
More than 100 deputies from five Southern California sheriff’...
| 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
| 5:54 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 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,...
| Jul 17, 2013
Several weeks ago, the night before an early screening of "Pacific Rim," I could not sleep.
In the middle of the night I woke up and realized that I had been dreaming of the neon-colored images from the movie's trailer. I could not say why, exactly,...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 5:30 AM
NEW YORK — Less than a week after Elisabeth Hasselbeck said her goodbyes after 10 years on "The View," another divisive blond has joined the daytime talk show.
On Monday, Barbara Walters confirmed the rumors that Playboy model-turned-anti-vaccine-...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 10:34 PM
Volunteers were aiding law enforcement officers late Monday in a search for an 11-year-old autistic boy last seen at his Riverside County home on Saturday night.
Terry Dewayne Smith is described by law enforcement authorities as an "at-risk" child who...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Jenny McCarthy may be the latest femme to take a seat at "The View's" table.
The model, thesp and TV host is in serious talks to take current co-host Joy Behar's spot on "The View" once Behar leaves the show in August, according to a report from Us...