Living with autism also means limited role models and inspirational individuals who make you strive to become someone great. It means there are limits on your employment and career choices. As Susan Boyle yesterday announced about her Asperger's Syndrome here is a list of 5 individuals with Autism who can inspire.
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Pain is a widely underestimated cause of increased suffering and premature deaths. The pain itself immobilizes people and can be associated with serious emotional problems such as anxiety and depression. And many pain sufferers end up addicted to pain medications which can cost them their lives. Therefore alternative treatments for pain are desirable.
If there is one question that can throw parents of autistic children into a rage, confusion or outright indignation, it is when asked if they would choose to have a child they know from early on will be born on the spectrum. I know I have seen the look in their eyes, the pain that coats over.
Cancer is threatening baby boomers in higher proportions and if it's not you, who is hit with it, someone close to you may be at higher risk. Cancer can be a devastating illness which is attacking baby boomers in greater numbers as they age and which actually concerns everyone throughout their lives.
As aging sets in there are deepening concerns about how to maintain the best health possible. Good nutrition is of course of vital importance. More and more people are cutting out junk food and adhering to a healthy diet to help them maintain good health as they age. Adequate relaxation and sleep is also of vital importance to help you age well. New research shows that physical activity is also of paramount importance in helping you to age well.
Baby boomer's diagnosed with type 1 diabetes decades ago are thriving today and living healthy lives. How did they do it?
Some baby boomers and older adults have lived with type 1 diabetes for 50 years or longer, and many of them have managed to avoid the complications associated with the disease. Who are these people and what do we know about them?
Here's why it is important to find allergy relief that can compromise the immune system and possibly lead to blood cancers.
New research which points to a possible link between allergies and blood cancer highlights the urgent need to investigate the cause of allergies and manners in which allergies can be prevented much more aggressively.
A common over-the-counter drug combined with marijuana can help keep side effects of THC at bay. New research shows how marijuana could also be used to treat Alzheimer's disease for which there is currently no helpful medication.
Marijuana that is used medicinally can also have the side effects A new study shows ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin) can help reverse the memory loss and the "high" associated with marijuana.
Are you at risk for losing your current health insurance under Obamacare?
When President Obama promised Americans that if they liked their health insurance, they could keep it, millions learned that wasn't true when they received cancellation notices from their insurance companies that they were dropping their health plans.
Here is a list of books for people with diabetes that would make great Christmas gifts, as well as year-round.
For the people with type 2 diabetes on your holiday gift list, consider a book that offers scientifically proven ways to better manage and even reverse the disease. Here are three ideas, and the 2 Day Diabetes Diet book is not one of them.
Researchers share insights into what happens in the brain of a child with autism related to facial recognition.
An autistic child will see your face very differently than an average person, according to new studies. Autism changes the way children act or react, but facial recognition had never before been focused on to explain why certain social cues are left unnoticed.