Addiction

Changes in drinking contexts: Adolescents' nightly alcohol use

New research from the Prevention Research Center of the Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation and the Illinois State University examines changes in adolescent drinking over the course of the evening and finds that:

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Final CDC update on Salmonella linked to backyard poultry

(HealthDay)—At least 334 people in 47 states have been sickened in Salmonella outbreaks linked to contact with live poultry in backyard flocks, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Autism spectrum disorders

One-third of autistic children likely to wander, disappear

A review of data on 1,420 children ages 6 to 17 with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) found that more than one-third had wandered away from a safe environment within the past 12 months, according to findings from two studies ...

Autism spectrum disorders

Children on autism spectrum more likely to wander, disappear

A new study by researchers at Cohen Children's Medical Center of New York (CCMC) suggests that more than one-quarter million school-age children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) or other developmental disorders wander ...

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