Former Cedars-Sinai Aide Accused of Sexual Assault of Medicated Patients

Former Cedars-Sinai Aide Accused of Sexual Assault of Medicated Patients

Former Nursing Assistant Guillermo Fernando Diaz has been accused of sexually assaulting two female patients of Los Angeles’ Cedars-Sinai Hospital. The alleged assaults both took place last year, and were looked into by police after separate reports were filed against the aide by the two women, in which details were reportedly almost identical. The nursing […]

Is Paying for Studies on Media Use by Children Really Necessary?

Is Paying for Studies on Media Use by Children Really Necessary?

A study was published yesterday, March 31, on how parental monitoring of children’s media use positively benefits children with regard to their amount of sleep, school performance, reduced aggression and pro-social behavior—that is, the reduction in their tendency to be antisocial. This study is one in a long series of such studies, all of which […]

Autism Begins In Utero

Autism Begins In Utero

A study published on March 27 in the New England Journal of Medicine shows the first direct and clear evidence that autism begins before birth. The study, a joint effort between the University of California San Diego (UCSD) and the Allen Institute for Brain Science, looked at post-mortem brain tissue from 22 children between the […]

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