- April 1st, 2011
When someone says: “He’s autistic,” what does that mean? Because the disorder is so prevalent these days, most of us have some idea of what it could be. Maybe we conjure up images of children rocking back and forth, having little to no eye contact, and maybe even having genius intelligence trapped in a body that refuses to communicate.The prevalence of this disease is growing exponentially, and there’s a lot we can do to help.
- April 1st, 2011By Carol Fenster
- September 1st, 2010
Life has improved significantly since 1975, the year Captain & Tennille topped the charts and super-curly perms and pantsuits were everywhere. The US has made tremendous advances in scientific research and medicine (and, as many would argue, in fashion and music, too).
Think your kids are better off than you were? Think again. Half of American children now suffer from chronic illnesses that can be traced to technology overload, processed foods, sedentary lifestyles, and stress. We give parents easy solutions to overcome today's health pitfalls.By Sarah Tuff
- January 1st, 2008
Lisa Everitt first noticed something awry with her son, Mark, when he turned three. An active and happy infant, he was becoming anxious and depressed. Doctors fingered Everitt’s looming divorce as the source of her son’s moodiness, but the Colorado mom suspected a more profound problem.
New strategies open the door to a better understanding of Asperger's sydrome.By Catherine Guthrie
- April 1st, 2006By Sheldon Lewis & Linda Sparrowe