Monday, October 16, 2017

App helps students locate "lunch buddies"

About 30 to 40 teens at a Maryland high school have signed up for the free, student-developed mobile app Sit With Us, which allows students to invite classmates to join them during lunch. Students say they hope the "lunch buddies" program expands to other schools.   Bethesda Magazine online (Md.)

Twitter Fueling Anti-Vaccine Sentiment

An online chorus linking some immunizations to autism has gained momentum via Twitter, a new study shows, with most of the negative comments coming from select areas of the country. Read More;

Friday, October 13, 2017

Cerebral Palsy Can Be Diagnosed By 6 Months Of Age, Study Finds

Cerebral palsy can be accurately diagnosed by 6 months of age, researchers say, yet kids often aren't flagged until they're 1 or 2, potentially losing out on valuable early intervention. Read More;