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We often concentrate on the moment and forget to think about what happens to children with autism when they have grown up. For those who are lucky and are higher functioning, they may end up leading grand lives, renowned for their abilities and IQs. What about those lower on the spectrum or with Childhood Disintegrative Disorder, however? What happens to them?
According to a new study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, teenagers who are more likely to gain pleasure from performing tasks that help others are less likely to be depressed than teens who gain pleasure from selfish tasks.
Random acts of kindness. That’s the first thing that came to my mind when I first saw this video. Then came irony. A less-positive thought that overshadowed my first as I began to read the comments listed under a YouTube video posted this spring about an eight-year-old boy who selflessly gave up a baseball to another, younger child.
Watermelons are oh-so-delicious and so perfectly healthy, but they are also round and big and often impossible to fit into your fridge. Japan has taken the reins of changing its watermelon image however and has brought to the world the fruit in the shape of a cube and, of late, as a heart.
In honor of National Infertility Awareness Week on April 20-26, the physician team at Fertility Centers of Illinois shares the seven biggest fertility misconceptions they hear in their offices. These misconceptions align with recent national study results from Fertility & Sterility, where results showed that one-third of women didn’t understand the adverse effects of obesity on infertility and 40 percent were not familiar with the ovulatory cycle.