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    The holiday season can be a particularly challenging time for both children with autism and their families. The value of planning for the holidays cannot be overestimated for those with sensory sensitivities, who thrive on routine, and are easily disoriented. The holidays are filled with sights, sounds, and smells....
     
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    While nonagenarians, a person whose age is in the nineties, may not be able to go “dashing through the snow” as fast as they did in their youth, they can make an effort to see friends, do volunteer work, play a rousing game of Scrabble, or even knit holiday sweaters for their grandchildren. Extra servings...
     
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    A new study shows that doing brain training exercises is more effective at improving cognitive function than performing knowledge games, like crossword puzzles. This is the preliminary analysis of the results from Iowa Healthy and Active Minds Study (IHAMS) presented yesterday at Gerontological Society of America (GSA...
     
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    The holiday season can be an especially trying time of year for those in recovery. The California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists offers tips for those suffering with addiction to help prevent relapse. Imagine the challenges faced by an overeater that is tempted by the abundance of holiday treats, the...
     
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    The majority of Americans embrace the holiday season as a festive time to eat, drink and celebrate with friends, family and co-workers. For those with eating disorders such as binge eating disorder, bulimia nervosa and anorexia nervosa, however, the holiday season can be a nightmare. People with eating disorders...
     
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    Thanksgiving is a time for celebration, family, and loads of food. With so many delicious dishes, people use this holiday as an excuse to pig-out. You can enjoy everything on the table without stuffing yourself, according to Molly Shattuck, United Way's Healthy Food Ambassador. "During the holiday season, it...
     
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    There’s a new product to help couples before they start trying to conceive. FertileDetox, a regime to cleanse the body of environmental toxins, is the newest in a line of products formulated by a team of experts, including obstetricians, nutritionists, and naturopaths. "FertileDetox helps promote the...
     
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    Alternative Therapies are finding that managing your emotions can help with pain management. Mind Body Medicine Therapist, Rosemary Davey, has found through using kinesiology, that a person’s emotional well being has a direct impact on the management of pain in their body. “When people have pain in any...
     
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    Most people are looking forward to the food, family gatherings, and gift giving that comes along with the holiday season. Dr. Robin Gurwitch, a psychologist at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, reminds parents that this is also the time of year when they should pause to say thanks and also reinforce...
     
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    These aren’t your grandmother’s humidifiers!
    Humidifiers are a great way to help temporarily relieve dry air discomforts, counteracting the effects of dry harsh winter air by adding essential moisture to any room. Now a recent study published in the open access, peer-reviewed journal, Environmental Health, suggests that maintaining optimal relative humidity...