Monthly Archives: January 2016

Genetic study provides first-ever insight into biological origin of schizophrenia

Cambridge, Mass. January 26th, 2016 — A landmark study, based on genetic analysis of nearly 65,000 people, has revealed that a person’s risk of schizophrenia is increased if they inherit specific variants in a gene related to “synaptic pruning” — … Continue reading

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How Obama’s Gun Law Executive Action Hurts People With Mental Illness

This week, President Obama announced a sweeping series of executive actions to address the urgent need for gun reform in the United States, attempting to circumvent Congress since it refuses to act despite pleas from the White House. The fourfold … Continue reading

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Weaving a Future A Day at the Healing Family Foundation

Baan Sanook, which directly translates to “House of Joy,” is run by the Healing Family Foundation. Founded in 2005 by a group of parents who wanted to give their intellectually disabled children a brighter future in a society where those with disabilities … Continue reading

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Autism and Church: It’s a Good Thing, Part II

Our pastor’s wife, Kim, approached Joel before the service. “Joel, it’s your job to blow out the Advent candles today, OK? So, when it’s time, you and I will walk up front together.” Joel grinned. Instead of doing what he … Continue reading

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