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Wash. U. is at the Forefront of New Research to Find the Cause of Autismnew

Washington University psychiatrists Kelly Botteron and John Constantino are part of a national study that will use magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to scan the brains of babies, specifically the brothers and sisters of autistic children. "No one has looked at kids this young," says Botteron, who specializes in brain imaging.
Riverfront Times  |  Kathleen McLaughlin  |  06-20-2008  |  Science

Tobacco Researcher Dedicates Her Life to Being a Pain in the Ashnew

Environmental activist Anne Landman has become addicted to fighting tobacco. From the tiny hamlet of Glade Park, Colo., she authors the e-mail newsletter Doc-Alert, highlighting significant material the tobacco companies have been required to make public.
Westword  |  Laura Bond  |  09-20-2004  |  Science

What Some Black Women Don't Know About Their Mennew

Black men who have sex with men but still identify as straight instead of gay or bisexual are known as "down low." By definition, these men do not tell their wives and girlfriends that they are sleeping around, a health risk because, studies suggest, 30 percent of such men are carriers of HIV.
Baltimore City Paper  |  Christina Royster-Hemby  |  08-11-2004  |  Sex

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