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04.11.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Sara Matuk
There has been a lot of discussion in the news about Autism and vaccinations. The measles outbreak in the Milwaukee area is causing dissention between parents who vaccinate and those who don't. Some parents would like to stop the vaccinations, but then later cave once they're provided the statistics on how "rare" Autism is. I was one of those parents. I felt something was wrong with my son, bu...
Wednesday, March 19, 2008
The big news flash as we write this is that our tap water contains drugs. More specifically, 41 million Americans live where the water provides them with a dose of someone else’s prescription, free of charge.
Wednesday, March 5, 2008

Under the next president, U.S. could be R&D capital

I think now, for the first time, we have three remaining presidential candidates who support mandatory reduction in greenhouse gas emissions, support putting a price on the emission of carbon and support large increases in U.S. spending on technology development—that’s a significant step...
Wednesday, March 5, 2008

Featured from this week's Expresso

One good bill is getting stuck in the final days of the regular legislative session: insurance coverage of autism. Senate Democrats—plus 15 Senate Republicans—voted to mandate that insurance companies cover treatment for autistic kids (SB 178). But Assembly Republicans want to give private insurers $6 million of state money and $8 million of federal money for coverage. "...That means the insurance companies would get the giveaway, while Wisconsin parents receive no new guarantee that treatments for their autistic children would be covered.”