US autism estimate rises to 1 in 68 children
NEW YORK — The government’s estimate of autism has moved up again to 1 in 68 U.S. children, a 30 percent increase in two years.Continued ...
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Fibromyalgia sufferer training to swim the English Channel
BALTIMORE — When the drugs and the doctors and the physical therapists failed her, Katie Pumphrey had one choice left: She could run from pain or confront it, curtail her lifestyle or push it as far as pain would allow.Continued ...
Retirees’ paperwork, stuck in a mine, points to government’s balky IT problems
BOYERS, Pa. — The trucks full of paperwork come every day, turning off a country road north of Pittsburgh and descending through a gateway into the earth. Underground, they stop at a metal door decorated with an American flag.Continued ...
Route 11 Potato Chips finds success as a cult favorite t
MOUNT JACKSON, Va. — Being a small fry can have its advantages. Take the Route 11 brand of sweet potato chips. The snack-food giants — Frito-Lay and such — haven’t taken up the challenge of this more fragile of the tubers, which tends to caramelize and burn during mass production.Continued ...
Fur heritage fades as trapper’s work is Canada’s loneliest
OTTAWA, Canada — A frozen lynx carcass hangs upside down, chained to the beam outside the door of a western Alberta cabin, still dusted with snow.Continued ...
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