Monthly Archives: February 2013

New Research

New research links different diagnoses to same genes.   Mental illnesses share common DNA roots, study finds By Maggie Fox, Senior Writer, NBC News The biggest study yet into genetics and mental health has come up with a stunning result: … Continue reading

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Weirdo! Weirdo! Weirdo!

We shunned the local retard at our parents’ insistence. “But, Mom, I like him.” “Sorry, sweetie, stay away.” Dumb weirdo. A neighborhood child, post-polio, walked with a limp. No more friends. Crippled weirdo. Daddy said I shouldn’t play with my … Continue reading

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