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CDC: 1 In 68 U.S. Kids Identified With Autism

A new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 1 in 68 U.S. children have been identified with Autism Spectrum Disorder. According to the report, entitled “Prevalence of Autism Spectrum Disorder among Children Aged 8 Years,” the number of children identified with ASD is growing, with the estimate about 30-percent higher than in previous studies.

03/27/2014

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‘U’ To Offer Gender-Neutral Housing

The University of Minnesota will soon offer gender-neutral housing. Up to several dozen upper-division students will have access to the campus apartments, beginning in the fall of 2015. Anyone, regardless of their sex or gender identity, will be able to live there.

12/28/2013

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Anxiety May Be Harder On Women Than Men

For many people, balancing family life with work and everything else in between can get the best of you. But a new study found anxiety causes women’s brains to work harder than men’s when put in the same situations.

06/08/2012

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Low Enrollment Shuts Gender-Divided School

Minnesota Democrats Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken are among a bipartisan group of U.S. senators backing a bill to eventually end tax subsidies for ethanol producers.

05/05/2011

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Legislator Wants To End Pay Equity Reporting

A Minnesota lawmaker wants to end a state program that fines municipalities for pay inequities based on gender.

02/11/2011

Saturday Night with Esme Murphy – 9/4/10

Two former Hooters waitresses have the opportunity to continue their weight discrimination case against the company after a judge dropped a motion to dismiss the cases.  Dr. Karen Gail Lewis joins the program to talk […]

09/05/2010

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