Thursday, April 28, 2011

Study points to 5-minute checklist as possible way to screen 1-year-olds for risk of autism

"A simple checklist that parents fill out in the waiting room may help doctors someday screen for warning signs of autism as early as a baby's first birthday."

Read more here.

Media Attention Fixed on Royal Wedding as World's Largest Teen Hunger Awareness Campaign Happens Same Weekend

"While an estimated two billion viewers worldwide Friday will be focused on London’s Westminster Abbey and the royal wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton, more than 150,000 young Americans will use the weekend to take part in World Vision’s 30 Hour Famine, the world’s largest teen hunger awareness campaign. Since 1992, 30 Hour Famine has raised more than $140 million and involved more than 6 million teens in fighting global hunger."

Click here for more.