An Austrian doctor who was one of the pioneers of autism research, and who lent his name to a common form of autism, played an active role in the Nazi regime during World War II, according to a new report based on previously unexamined documents and patient reports from era. Dr. … [Read more...] about Autism doctor Hans Asperger aided Nazi “euthanasia” of children, documents show
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Signs of Zika infection can be seen in semen for as long as nine months, but the risk of sexual transmission appears to end in one month, according to a study published Wednesday. The study suggests health officials have been overly cautious in advising couples to abstain from … [Read more...] about Risk of Zika Infection Through Sex May Last Only a Month: Study
(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Chip Colwell, University of Colorado Denver (THE CONVERSATION) The remains of a 6-inch long mummy from Chile are not those of a space alien, according to recently … [Read more...] about Rights of the dead and the living clash when scientists extract DNA from human remains
This week’s stories include ... (1) EEOC Unveils New Nationwide Policy for Position StatementsOur top story this week: The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announces new nationwide disclosure rules for position statements. Retroactive to January 1, 2016, … [Read more...] about EEOC on Position Statements, Hispanic Ruled as Race, NLRB on Computer Use, Big Data Privacy, Tip of the Week [VIDEO]
Hillary Clinton, Americans are treating health like a groundbreaking campaign issue. Yesterday, after Secretary Clinton’s episode following the 9/11 memorial service, public outcry erupted, demanding that she publicize details about her health. The Washington Post even got … [Read more...] about Can We Stop Saying Hillary Clinton Has a ‘Duty to Disclose’ Medical Records?