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9&10 News Cadillac
Missing Emmet County Man Found Thanks to Tracking DeviceA missing 82-year-old man is safe at home after he was reported missing in Emme
Missing Emmet County Man Found Thanks to Tracking Device
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 13 minutes ago
A missing 82-year-old man is safe at home after he was reported missing in Emmet County. Around 7 Sunday morning, the Emmet County Sheriff's Office responded to a call that Edwin Long had wandered from his home. Luckily, Long was wearing his Care... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Autistic man gets break in child porn caseLOCKPORT – A man who has been diagnosed on the autism spectrum was allowed to r
Autistic man gets break in child porn case
The Buffalo News / Posted 44 minutes ago
LOCKPORT – A man who has been diagnosed on the autism spectrum was allowed to reduce his guilty plea in a child pornography case from a felony to a misdemeanor Monday, but he still will have to register as a sex offender. Anthony Agugliaro, 27, of... Read more
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Herts Advertiser
St Albans community groups receive windfalls from council More than 20 voluntary and community groups that help vulnerable people have
St Albans community groups receive windfalls from council
Herts Advertiser / Posted 2 hours ago
More than 20 voluntary and community groups that help vulnerable people have been given grants of up to £5,000 by the district council. The local authority has issued 22 grants as part of... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Mother argues drugs help her illness in courtTHE parents of four young children, one of whom has both autism and Down syndro
Mother argues drugs help her illness in court
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 2 hours ago
THE parents of four young children, one of whom has both autism and Down syndrome, have faced court after police found nine marijuana plants growing in a pot plant outside their caravan. But Magistrate Cameron Press rejected submissions Lyteesha... Read more
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Cold Lake Sun
Hargrove sets off on the Hugginz HighwayCurtis Hargrove’s Hugginz Highway journey has finally begun. On August 30, the
Hargrove sets off on the Hugginz Highway
Cold Lake Sun / Posted 2 hours ago
Curtis Hargrove’s Hugginz Highway journey has finally begun. On August 30, the “Cold Lake Runner” left on foot from Port Alberni, BC on route to his final destination at the Ellen DeGeneres studio in Burbank, California. Hargrove will be running 58... Read more
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WPBF Palm Beach
Wheeler found guilty in teen beatingLIVE IN OKEECHOBEE WITH THE DEVELOPMENTS. TED? THIS WAS A VERY QUICK TRIAL. WHE
Wheeler found guilty in teen beating
WPBF Palm Beach / Posted 2 hours ago
LIVE IN OKEECHOBEE WITH THE DEVELOPMENTS. TED? THIS WAS A VERY QUICK TRIAL. WHEN IT WAS TIME IF FOR JURORS TO DELIBERATE THEY CAME BACK WITT A VERDICT QUICK ARE THAN A SHORT LUNCH BREAK. IT WAS CELL PHONE VIDEO FROM A HOUSE PARTY SEEN LAST YEAR.... Read more
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Washington Post
At the school year begins, it’s time to think about vaccination policiesA pediatrician holds a dose of the measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine at his p
At the school year begins, it’s time to think about vaccination policies
Washington Post / Posted 3 hours ago
A pediatrician holds a dose of the measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine at his practice in Northridge, Calif. (Damian Dovarganes/AP) As kids start a new academic year, some won’t have had their recommended vaccines because their parents have claimed... Read more
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FOX 31 Denver
Missing 14-old boy with autism found safe in AuroraBenjamin Martin (Photo: Aurora Police Department) AURORA, Colo. — The Aurora P
Missing 14-old boy with autism found safe in Aurora
FOX 31 Denver / Posted 3 hours ago
Benjamin Martin (Photo: Aurora Police Department) AURORA, Colo. — The Aurora Police Department said it found a 14-year-old boy who has autism and a history of seizures who went missing Monday morning. Benjamin Martin is 5-foot-6 with a thin build.... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Missing teen with autism found safe: 14-old boy disappeared after being dropped off at schoolAURORA - UPDATE: The boy has been found safe, Aurora Police announced at 11:05
Missing teen with autism found safe: 14-old boy disappeared after being dropped off at school
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 4 hours ago
AURORA - UPDATE: The boy has been found safe, Aurora Police announced at 11:05 a.m. Police in Aurora are asking people to be on the lookout for a missing teen who has autism and seizures. Benjamin Martin, 14, was dropped off at Mrachek Middle... Read more
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KWGN Denver
Missing 14-old boy with autism found safe in AuroraBenjamin Martin (Photo: Aurora Police Department) AURORA, Colo. — The Aurora P
Missing 14-old boy with autism found safe in Aurora
KWGN Denver / Posted 4 hours ago
Benjamin Martin (Photo: Aurora Police Department) AURORA, Colo. — The Aurora Police Department said it found a 14-year-old boy who has autism and a history of seizures who went missing Monday morning. Benjamin Martin is 5-foot-6 with a thin build.... Read more
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The Mining Journal
State pushes job opportunities for disabled workers"There is tremendous talent out there in that segment of our community, and the
State pushes job opportunities for disabled workers
The Mining Journal / Posted 4 hours ago
"There is tremendous talent out there in that segment of our community, and the opportunities to showcase that talent aren't always there," said Matt Wesaw, executive director of the Michigan Department of Civil Rights. A new committee appointed by... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
'Awakenings' author, neurologist Oliver Sacks dies at age 82NEW YORK (AP) -- There was the blind man who had the disastrous experience of r
'Awakenings' author, neurologist Oliver Sacks dies at age 82
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 4 hours ago
NEW YORK (AP) -- There was the blind man who had the disastrous experience of regaining his sight. The surgeon who developed a sudden passion for music after being struck by lightning. And most famously, the man who mistook his wife for a hat. Those... Read more
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MLive.com
WOOD TV8 names new anchor for 'Daybreak' morning newsGRAND RAPIDS, MI – The 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina and Tropical Storm
WOOD TV8 names new anchor for 'Daybreak' morning news
MLive.com / Posted 5 hours ago
GRAND RAPIDS, MI – The 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina and Tropical Storm Erika were among the top news stories of the day last Friday. Closer to home, WOOD TV8's morning news show "Daybreak" reported on a local man beaten and discovered... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Health briefsDr. Rivera joins Park Ridge Health Dr. Kathya Rivera is one of the newest spec
Health briefs
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 6 hours ago
Dr. Rivera joins Park Ridge Health Dr. Kathya Rivera is one of the newest specialists to join Park Ridge Health. Dr. Rivera is an endocrinologist specializing in diabetes and metabolism. Dr. Rivera is board-certified in internal medicine and... Read more
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WXOW 19 La Crosse
LCT expands education opportunities to Autism SpectrumLa Crosse Community Theatre is offering some new takes on theatre education. "
LCT expands education opportunities to Autism Spectrum
WXOW 19 La Crosse / Posted 6 hours ago
La Crosse Community Theatre is offering some new takes on theatre education. "This is the next big step for LCT," said new Education Director Sara Pillatzki-Warzeha. "I was encouraged to dream big and see what i could do, so I'm not 100% sure yet... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
'Awakenings' author, neurologist Oliver Sacks dies at 82There was the blind man who had the disastrous experience of regaining his sigh
'Awakenings' author, neurologist Oliver Sacks dies at 82
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 7 hours ago
There was the blind man who had the disastrous experience of regaining his sight. The surgeon who developed a sudden passion for music after being struck by lightning. And most famously, the man who mistook his wife for a hat. Those stories and many... Read more
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express
Autistic boy, 6, 'can't stop eating' his mother's wallpaper LITTLE Harry Burlton is quite literally eating his mother out of house and ho
Autistic boy, 6, 'can't stop eating' his mother's wallpaper
express / Posted 7 hours ago
LITTLE Harry Burlton is quite literally eating his mother out of house and home - by munching his way through carpets, wallpaper and even his BED. Zoe Burlton, right, with autistic son... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
'Awakenings' author, neurologist Oliver Sacks dies at 82NEW YORK (AP) — There was the blind man who had the disastrous experience of re
'Awakenings' author, neurologist Oliver Sacks dies at 82
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 8 hours ago
NEW YORK (AP) — There was the blind man who had the disastrous experience of regaining his sight. The surgeon who developed a sudden passion for music after being struck by lightning. And most famously, the man who mistook his wife for a hat. Those... Read more
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The Daily Review
'Awakenings' author, neurologist Oliver Sacks dies at 82NEW YORK -- Dr. Oliver Sacks, whose books like "The Man Who Mistook His Wife Fo
'Awakenings' author, neurologist Oliver Sacks dies at 82
The Daily Review / Posted 8 hours ago
NEW YORK -- Dr. Oliver Sacks, whose books like "The Man Who Mistook His Wife For a Hat" probed distant ranges of human experience by compassionately portraying people with severe and sometimes bizarre neurological conditions, has died. He was... Read more
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The Washington Times
‘Awakenings’ author, neurologist Oliver Sacks dies at 82NEW YORK (AP) — There was the blind man who had the disastrous experience of re
‘Awakenings’ author, neurologist Oliver Sacks dies at 82
The Washington Times / Posted 8 hours ago
NEW YORK (AP) — There was the blind man who had the disastrous experience of regaining his sight. The surgeon who developed a sudden passion for music after being struck by lightning. And most famously, the man who mistook his wife for a hat. Those... Read more
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Washington Post
Is this any way to run a school district?Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) Back in 2012, the long-belea
Is this any way to run a school district?
Washington Post / Posted 8 hours ago
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) Back in 2012, the long-beleaguered Chester Upland School District in Pennsylvania ran out of money — literally — and the unionized teachers and staff agreed to work without pay. (When it made... Read more
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Fort Wayne News-Sentinel
'Awakenings' author, neurologist Oliver Sacks dies at 82NEW YORK — There was the blind man who had the disastrous experience of regaini
'Awakenings' author, neurologist Oliver Sacks dies at 82
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel / Posted 8 hours ago
NEW YORK — There was the blind man who had the disastrous experience of regaining his sight. The surgeon who developed a sudden passion for music after being struck by lightning. And most famously, the man who mistook his wife for a hat. Those... Read more
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Romford Recorder
Rainham mum ‘grateful’ for charity’s lifeline Deanine O'Connell with her son Danny and daughter Grace A mum-of-two has exp
Rainham mum ‘grateful’ for charity’s lifeline
Romford Recorder / Posted 10 hours ago
Deanine O'Connell with her son Danny and daughter Grace A mum-of-two has explained how First Step helped her son, who has autism, become “the happiest child you could have”. Deanine O’Connell told the... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Little boy has condition that makes him compulsively eat carpets and wallpaperA little boy with a condition which means he eats the house he's living in has
Little boy has condition that makes him compulsively eat carpets and wallpaper
Daily Mirror / Posted 10 hours ago
A little boy with a condition which means he eats the house he's living in has driven his mum to start a fundraiser for a 'safespace'. Harry Burlton is munching his way through carpets, wallpaper and even his BED, and his mum Zoe has decided to... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
'Awakenings' author, neurologist Oliver Sacks dies at 82Dr. Oliver Sacks, receiving his Commander of the Order of the British Empire, b
'Awakenings' author, neurologist Oliver Sacks dies at 82
Crain's New York Business / Posted 10 hours ago
Dr. Oliver Sacks, receiving his Commander of the Order of the British Empire, by Britain's Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace, London in 2008. There was the blind man who had the disastrous experience of regaining his sight. The surgeon who... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
UCF students want to make bionic arms for Syrian childrenUniversity of Central Florida engineering students who have used 3-D printers t
UCF students want to make bionic arms for Syrian children
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 10 hours ago
University of Central Florida engineering students who have used 3-D printers to make prosthetic arms for children with missing limbs want to help children in Syria. A nonprofit group founded by the UCF students, Limbitless Solutions, is holding a... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Don’t hesitate to screen child for autism Letters Policy Submit Your Letter Also in Opinion Many thanks to Dr. John
Don’t hesitate to screen child for autism
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 11 hours ago
Letters Policy Submit Your Letter Also in Opinion Many thanks to Dr. John Barnard for his Aug. 23 column that advocated autism screening for all children 18 to 24 months old. Autism is a worldwide... Read more
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iol.co.za
‘Poet laureate of medicine’ Sacks diesAFPNeurologist Dr Oliver Sacks speaks at Columbia University in 2009 in New Yor
‘Poet laureate of medicine’ Sacks dies
iol.co.za / Posted 12 hours ago
AFPNeurologist Dr Oliver Sacks speaks at Columbia University in 2009 in New York City. Picture: Chris McGrath/Getty Images/AFP London - Oliver Sacks, the British-born neurologist and acclaimed writer once described as the “poet laureate of... Read more
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The Washington Times
Oliver Sacks, ‘Awakenings’ author and neurologist, dies at 82NEW YORK (AP) — There was the blind man who had the disastrous experience of re
Oliver Sacks, ‘Awakenings’ author and neurologist, dies at 82
The Washington Times / Posted 12 hours ago
NEW YORK (AP) — There was the blind man who had the disastrous experience of regaining his sight. The surgeon who developed a sudden passion for music after being struck by lightning. And most famously, the man who mistook his wife for a hat. Those... Read more
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Slate
Critical Thinking Starts With StatisticsWhat Are the Odds?To learn to think critically, take a statistics class. Illus
Critical Thinking Starts With Statistics
Slate / Posted 12 hours ago
What Are the Odds?To learn to think critically, take a statistics class. Illustration by Mouni Feddag If there’s one skill almost everyone agrees schools should be teaching, it’s critical thinking, although what, exactly, critical thinking consists... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Walking his mum down the aisle, the man not expected to live after a vicious beating Scott Vineer with his mum Helen and her husband Paul Doney A young man who w
Walking his mum down the aisle, the man not expected to live after a vicious beating
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 13 hours ago
Scott Vineer with his mum Helen and her husband Paul Doney A young man who was not expected to live after a vicious beating left him in a coma for three months has... Read more
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ScienceBlogs
The CDC promotes vaccination, and antivaccinationists lose itIf there’s one thing that is true of the antivaccine movement, it’s that its me
The CDC promotes vaccination, and antivaccinationists lose it
ScienceBlogs / Posted 13 hours ago
If there’s one thing that is true of the antivaccine movement, it’s that its members are rarely willing to admit that they are, in fact, antivaccine. Sure, there are uncommon exceptions who say it loud that they are antivaccine and proud and through... Read more
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The Alliance Review
'Awakenings' author, neurologist Oliver Sacks dies at 82 in New YorkNEW YORK (AP) -- There was the blind man who had the disastrous experience of r
'Awakenings' author, neurologist Oliver Sacks dies at 82 in New York
The Alliance Review / Posted 14 hours ago
NEW YORK (AP) -- There was the blind man who had the disastrous experience of regaining his sight. The surgeon who developed a sudden passion for music after being struck by lightning. And most famously, the man who mistook his wife for a hat. Those... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
'Awakenings' author, neurologist Oliver Sacks dies at 82NEW YORK (AP) � There was the blind man who had the disastrous experience of re
'Awakenings' author, neurologist Oliver Sacks dies at 82
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 14 hours ago
NEW YORK (AP) � There was the blind man who had the disastrous experience of regaining his sight. The surgeon who developed a sudden passion for music after being struck by lightning. And most famously, the man who mistook his wife for a hat. Those... Read more
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Salon.com
‘Awakenings’ author, neurologist Oliver Sacks dies at 82NEW YORK (AP) — There was the blind man who had the disastrous experience of re
‘Awakenings’ author, neurologist Oliver Sacks dies at 82
Salon.com / Posted 14 hours ago
NEW YORK (AP) — There was the blind man who had the disastrous experience of regaining his sight. The surgeon who developed a sudden passion for music after being struck by lightning. And most famously, the man who mistook his wife for a hat. Those... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
'Awakenings' author, neurologist Oliver Sacks dies at 82NEW YORK (AP) � There was the blind man who had the disastrous experience of re
'Awakenings' author, neurologist Oliver Sacks dies at 82
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 14 hours ago
NEW YORK (AP) � There was the blind man who had the disastrous experience of regaining his sight. The surgeon who developed a sudden passion for music after being struck by lightning. And most famously, the man who mistook his wife for a hat. Those... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
'Awakenings' author, neurologist Oliver Sacks dies at 82NEW YORK (AP) � There was the blind man who had the disastrous experience of re
'Awakenings' author, neurologist Oliver Sacks dies at 82
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 15 hours ago
NEW YORK (AP) � There was the blind man who had the disastrous experience of regaining his sight. The surgeon who developed a sudden passion for music after being struck by lightning. And most famously, the man who mistook his wife for a hat. Those... Read more
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Worcester Telegram & Gazette
'Awakenings' author, neurologist Oliver Sacks dies at 82 Posted Aug. 31, 2015 at 6:00 AM Posted Aug. 31, 2015 at 6:00 AM NEW YORK —
'Awakenings' author, neurologist Oliver Sacks dies at 82
Worcester Telegram & Gazette / Posted 15 hours ago
Posted Aug. 31, 2015 at 6:00 AM Posted Aug. 31, 2015 at 6:00 AM NEW YORK — There was the blind man who had the disastrous experience of regaining his sight. The surgeon who developed a... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
'Awakenings' author, neurologist Oliver Sacks dies at 82NEW YORK (AP) - There was the blind man who had the disastrous experience of re
'Awakenings' author, neurologist Oliver Sacks dies at 82
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 15 hours ago
NEW YORK (AP) - There was the blind man who had the disastrous experience of regaining his sight. The surgeon who developed a sudden passion for music after being struck by lightning. And most famously, the man who mistook his wife for a hat. Those... Read more
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The East Liverpool Review
Oak Glen Middle School welcomes new teachersThis year, Oak Glen Middle School has welcomed five new teachers to its faculty
Oak Glen Middle School welcomes new teachers
The East Liverpool Review / Posted 16 hours ago
This year, Oak Glen Middle School has welcomed five new teachers to its faculty. Kylee Barnhart, Alex Kuntupis, Natalie Ware, Kim Smith, and Shauna Smith have all assumed teaching roles at the middle school level. Three of the teachers transferred... Read more
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Disability Scoop
Airlines Encouraged To Better Serve Flyers With DisabilitiesFederal transportation officials are shedding light on the rights of people wit
Airlines Encouraged To Better Serve Flyers With Disabilities
Disability Scoop / Posted 17 hours ago
Federal transportation officials are shedding light on the rights of people with autism and other developmental disabilities when fly. (Anthony Souffle/Chicago Tribune/TNS) A new guide from the U.S. Department of Transportation is spelling out the... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Neurologist, author of ‘Awakenings’ dies at 82Dr. Oliver Sacks | / 1933-2015 Health Headlines NEW YORK — There was the blin
Neurologist, author of ‘Awakenings’ dies at 82
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 18 hours ago
Dr. Oliver Sacks | / 1933-2015 Health Headlines NEW YORK — There was the blind man who had the disastrous experience of regaining his sight. The surgeon who developed a sudden passion for music after... Read more
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Quincy Herald-Whig
AP News in Brief at 7Poland's fraught Holocaust history fuels debate over remembering heroic rescuer
AP News in Brief at 7
Quincy Herald-Whig / Posted 20 hours ago
Poland's fraught Holocaust history fuels debate over remembering heroic rescuers of Jews WARSAW, Poland (AP) - As a Catholic Pole, Elka shouldn't even have been in the ghetto of Czestochowa, in southern Poland. But the nanny was so devoted to the... Read more
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Daily Mail
The mind-blowing life of Oliver Sacks, the 'poet laureate of medicine'The drug-taking muscleman who brought people back from the dead: who has died
The mind-blowing life of Oliver Sacks, the 'poet laureate of medicine'
Daily Mail / Posted 20 hours ago
The drug-taking muscleman who brought people back from the dead: who has died aged 82 English neurologist and writer Oliver Sacks has died at the age of 82 Pioneer in the field... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Oliver Sacks, best-selling author and neurologist, dies at 82NEW YORK - Renowned neurologist and writer Oliver Sacks, who explored the myste
Oliver Sacks, best-selling author and neurologist, dies at 82
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 20 hours ago
NEW YORK - Renowned neurologist and writer Oliver Sacks, who explored the mysteries of the human brain in a series of best-selling books, died Sunday at age 82. Oliver Sacks was the author of the 1973 book "Awakenings," which detailed his real-life... Read more
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Daily Mail
Why going grey is more fun with friends: Scared to ditch the dye? So were these women, until they joined forces When
Why going grey is more fun with friends
Daily Mail / Posted 21 hours ago
: Scared to ditch the dye? So were these women, until they joined forces When Denise O'Niell, 52, from Belfast, went grey she had no support She wrote a blog about her experience, sparking four new... Read more
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Santa Cruz Sentinel
‘Awakenings’ author, neurologist Oliver Sacks dies at 82NEW YORK >> There was the blind man who had the disastrous experience of regain
‘Awakenings’ author, neurologist Oliver Sacks dies at 82
Santa Cruz Sentinel / Posted 22 hours ago
NEW YORK >> There was the blind man who had the disastrous experience of regaining his sight. The surgeon who developed a sudden passion for music after being struck by lightning. And most famously, the man who mistook his wife for a hat. Those... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
'Awakenings' author, neurologist Oliver Sacks dies at 82NEW YORK — There was the blind man who had the disastrous experience of regaini
'Awakenings' author, neurologist Oliver Sacks dies at 82
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 23 hours ago
NEW YORK — There was the blind man who had the disastrous experience of regaining his sight. The surgeon who developed a sudden passion for music after being struck by lightning. And most famously, the man who mistook his wife for a hat. Those... Read more
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The Columbian
‘Awakenings’ author, neurologist Oliver Sacks dies at 82NEW YORK — Dr. Oliver Sacks, whose books like “The Man Who Mistook His Wife For
‘Awakenings’ author, neurologist Oliver Sacks dies at 82
The Columbian / Posted yesterday
NEW YORK — Dr. Oliver Sacks, whose books like “The Man Who Mistook His Wife For a Hat” probed distant ranges of human experience by compassionately portraying people with severe and sometimes bizarre neurological conditions, has died. He was... Read more
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