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Study shows links between prenatal exposure to air pollution and behavioral disorders

Long-term research tracks structural brain changes in young children exposed to PAHs

Staff Report

FRISCO — Prenatal exposure to common pollutants from auto emissions, power plants and other sources may be a big factor in the rising tide of behavioral disorders in children, researchers say. 493 more words


Getting to the bottom of rare genetic diseases (The One Show)

Broadcaster: BBC1

Year: 2014

Genre: Factual, Magazine Show

URL: http://bobnational.net/record/262307

This 5 minute piece from BBC One’s flagship magazine show (3rd December 2014) looks at the role being played by genomics and supercomputing to reveal the underlying basis of rare diseases. 122 more words


Blue-White All-Star games are tonight

Hendersonville girls basketball coach Eric Gash has felt like a kid in a candy store all week.

No wait, Gash has a better metaphor.

“I feel like a kid in Toys “R” Us on Christmas Eve with a million dollars in my pocket,” Gash said with a laugh. 153 more words


Burchette: Blue-White 'an awesome, fun experience'

North Buncombe senior Daniel Burchette has been in some real wars, basketball-wise, with some of his teammates for Saturday’s Blue-White All-Star basketball games.

It hasn’t prohibited the Black Hawks guard/forward from becoming fast friends with those former adversaries from McDowell and Roberson. 190 more words


Revised Blue-White All-Star rosters

Here are the revised rosters for Saturday’s Blue-White All-Star basketball games at Roberson after three changes were announced for the Blue boys and girls teams on Thursday. 215 more words


3 additions to Blue-White basketball

Three seniors have been added to Saturday’s Blue-White All-Star basketball games to replace others who are unable to play.

McDowell’s Kassie Brackett has joined the Blue girls team, while the Blue boys have picked up North Buncombe’s Kevin Church and R-S Central’s Devion Lynch. 60 more words


Basketball all-star options grow

Saturday saw the end of another high school basketball season in Western North Carolina.

The silver lining?

Postseason all-star opportunities have never been so abundant. And even an old mainstay is making some changes. 857 more words