Bachmann became a polarizing figure, grabbing attention by saying Obamacare would kill women and children, insisting climate change is a "hoax," and suggesting the Muslim Brotherhood could be infiltrating the U.S. government. Full story
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) interventions for babies born very small and early have drastically reduced infant deaths in the United States, but in doing so they've contributed to more intellectual disabilities, according to a new study. Full story
(Reuters) - As many as one in 50 U.S. school-age children have a diagnosis of autism, up from one in 86 in 2007, with much of the increase involving milder cases, suggesting the rise is linked to growing awareness and better testing methods, government researchers said on Wednesday. Full story
A Congressional internship program gives students with intellectual disabilities a look inside the halls of Congress and experience and confidence to get jobs in the future. NBC's Luke Russert reports.
U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann, who has reignited the debate over the HPV vaccine during her presidential campaign, has come under fire for claiming it has “dangerous” side effects and may cause mental retardation. NBC’s Kelly O’Donnell reports.
Dr. Holly Phillips joins the show to talk about the vaccination.
The morning after the CNN Tea Party debate in Florida, Texas Gov. Rick Perry responded to the crowd’s negative reaction to allowing in-state tuition for illegal immigrants. Perry also talked about the Michele Bachmann’s statement that the HPV vaccine can be linked to mental retardation.
This Saturday will be the first “Eunice Kennedy Shriver Day,” with events happening all over the world in her honor. Her nephew, Robert F. Kennedy Jr., talks about his aunt’s passion for helping people with intellectual disabilities.
Members of Fusionarte dance group rehearse during the group's dance class in Madrid April 20, 2013. Argentine choreographer and dancer Pau Vazquez set up Fusionarte dance group in 2007 in Madrid to introduce dance to people with special needs. The group, which is assisted by another three dance inst