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Psychic diagnosed woman with cancer and was right!

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Did a psychic diagose a woman for cancer? Not so fast. Diagnosed by a psychic: Neath mum’s extraordinary cancer story – Wales Online Natasha Clyant visited medium Diane Lazarus in the hope of getting a comforting message from her late dad – but the medium ended up sensing she had cervical cancer. And when she…

12 girls suffer mystery condition in NY (Updated: diagnosis)

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Update on Tourette-Like Illness in Leroy LEROY, NY — Administrators in the Leroy Central School District updated parents and students about a mysterious disorder that’s affected twelve female high school students, causing them to exhibit symptoms similar to Tourette Syndrome. Tourette Syndrome is a neurological disorder defined by involuntary motor and vocal tics. Wednesday night,…

Four-part series on Discovering Autism – The upsurge in diagnoses

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Discovering Autism: Unraveling an epidemic – latimes.com. The L.A. Times has a four part series on autism beginning with this story about the increase in diagnosis. Rates of autism have exploded over the last 20 years. In exploring the phenomenon and its repercussions, Los Angeles Times staff writer Alan Zarembo interviewed dozens of clinicians, researchers,…

Eye eye eye – credulous story about iridology

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Eyes could hold the answer to mysterious health problems Kathryn picked up a flier giving information on alternative therapist Michelle Matthews and, having already visited her GP in vain, she decided to see if she could help. The Australian-trained naturopath, based in Edinburgh, uses iridology on patients before prescribing herbs for treatment. Iridology is the…

Autism diagnosis not consistent between clinics

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Diagnoses of Autism Spectrum Disorders Vary Widely Across Clinics The researchers found that diagnoses of specific categories of autism spectrum disorder varied dramatically from site to site across the country. Clinicians across centers varied in how they weighed different factors and in the thresholds they set to make diagnoses. Although verbal IQ strongly influenced diagnoses…