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10 Unexpected Health Benefits of the Keto Diet

The ketogenic—keto—diet gets credit for being a fast way to lose weight, but research suggests many other benefits are possible with this low-carb, …

Science Says: Children Get Their Intelligence From Mom

No surprises here.<p>Were you the kind of kid who always aced math tests, could memorize historical facts with ease, and recite Shakespeare back to your English teacher like it was a piece of cake? Well then, it's time to thank your mother, because according to research, she had a lot to do with your …

I Waited 4 Months for This Japanese Skincare Product to Ship to Me and It's Changed My Life

Bye, wrinkles, dark spots, and blotchiness.<p>As a beauty editor, I have two responsibilities in life: answering every frantic midday text that reads, "Help, I'm at Sephora, what do I buy?!" and telling the world to wear sunscreen every single day, no matter what. The problem is, though, that most …

The Best Workout For Anxiety Isn’t What You’d Think

Meredith and Cristina from <i>Grey's Anatomy</i> may have been on to something with those stress-busting 30-second dance parties. If you've ever gotten the …

The Role of the Immune System in Autism Spectrum Disorder

Neuropsychopharmacology Reviews | Published: 18 August 2016<p><i>Neuropsychopharmacology</i> <b>volume 42</b>, pages 284–298 (2017) | Download Citation<p>Abstract<p>Autism …

25 Secret European Villages

The charm of Ticino, the Italian-speaking canton of southern Switzerland, is the not-quite-here, not-quite-there, lost-in-time feel of the place. To …

Why Raising Kids Without Extended Family Nearby Sucks

I overhear a fellow mom talking about her weekend plans thanks to “mimi and papa” watching her kids (so happy for you). I see sweet grandparents …

Couples Who Stay In Love Do These 7 Things More Often

Falling in love with someone is the easy part. You're naturally more excited about being with someone when things are shiny and new. But when the …

Why Some Kids On The Autism Spectrum Have Meltdowns After School

Tonight I helped a local group with some autism awareness training. I think it went well. I used the coke can explanation to describe a day at school …

16:8 fasting diet actually works, study finds

A form of intermittent fasting known as the 16:8 diet helps obese individuals to lose weight and lower their blood pressure, according to a new study.<p>…

Palaces, Gelato, and David Himself: The 4-day Weekend in Florence

Hans Asperger's complex Nazi history

What we now call autism has surely been a part of the human condition for as long as human beings have existed. But the way different cultures understand, talk about and treat people who exhibit the symptoms of autism — difficulty or disinterest in social interactions, repetitive behaviors and …

Autism

This 6-minute graduation speech from a student with autism is a must watch.

At Plano Senior High School's graduation, Sef Scott gave an honest and vulnerable speech.<p>Scott said that simply stepping on stage to address his …

Here's what college costs in 28 countries around the world

In the US, college is so expensive that many have to go into debt to afford it.<p>A study by The Brooking Institution found that, of the more than 40 million Americans who have student debt, 14% owe at least $50,000.<p>But that's not the case everywhere.<p>A late 2017 study by the Organization for Economic …

Child Behavior Problems: What's Normal and What Isn't

Children are supposed to break the rules sometimes. Testing limits is how they learn about themselves and the world. The consequences you give them …

Parenting

The 6 most nutrient-dense foods that should rule your diet

Preventing common diseases (like cancer and heart disease) and promoting health and longevity is as simple as regular trips to the farmers’ market, …

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The Link Between Autism and Sleep Issues

If your child with autism has trouble falling or staying asleep, you're not alone. In fact, studies suggest that well over half of people with …

Crayola Makeup Looks Just Like Crayons And Your Inner Child Needs It All

ASOS’ partnership with Crayola is going to be the talk of the playground<p>Remember getting to school and comparing supplies with all the other kids? …

The smart clothes that could soon give people with autism a 'hug'

A new wearable technology could ease the effects of overstimulation for people with sensory processing disorder (SPD) and autism<p>For all the ways in which technology has transformed our lives, the digital revolution has done little to change what we wear. Beyond advances in the manufacture of …

Autism

What is keto flu, and how can I make it stop?

Suddenly getting most of your calories from fat can wreak havoc on your body.<p>The internet is covered in keto flu germs. Keto, the nickname fans have given to the ketogenic diet, has swept the country in a fat-burning storm and left many a groggy dieter in its wake. The so-called “keto flu” is a …

Nutrition

This Fat-Loss Coach Explains the 1 Thing You Need to Do to Lose Weight

Losing weight requires a diligent effort of eating right, exercising, getting plenty of sleep, and managing stress. And while these main tenets of weight loss may seem overwhelming for those just starting out on their weight-loss journey, fat-loss coach Carter Good said there's just one thing that …

We evolved to find sex disgusting, according to a new study — and women may feel it more than men

There are plenty of reasons to be a fan of sex. There's increasing evidence that it's good for the brain, and the act of kissing might help us figure out who is biologically compatible with ourselves.<p>But if you also think sex can be a little bit gross, you aren't alone. In fact, we all probably …

5 Anti-Inflammatory Drinks You Should Try For A Faster Metabolism

Dehydration has a way of sneaking up on us. Most people don’t even realize it until they feel irritable, hungry and lethargic. And then they probably …

The Best Ways to Discipline a 4-Year-Old Child

Disciplining a 4-year-old presents some unique challenges. No longer a toddler, but not old enough to be a "big kid," preschoolers want more freedom …

Want to Know If Someone is a True Introvert? Watch For 5 Quirky Habits Most Extroverts Won't Understand

Even some introverts may be scratching their heads at these quirky behaviors.<p>Know any introverts? Better yet, are <i>you</i> one? Either way, you're probably aware that introverts typically dislike crowds and prefer the company of two or three close friends over a large social event. And some just prefer …

Why So Many Gifted Yet Struggling Students Are Hidden In Plain Sight

Scott Barry Kaufman was placed in special education classes as a kid. He struggled with auditory information processing and with anxiety.<p>But with the support of his mother, and some teachers who saw his creativity and intellectual curiosity, Kaufman ended up with degrees from Yale and Cambridge.<p>Now …

Education

How Parents Can Predict Their Kids’ Future Careers

Kids don't know what they want to be so, if you're genuinely curious, it's best to ask them different kinds of questions.<p>Realistic (R)<p>I like to work …

Why are kids so bored, impatient, and fragile these days?

<b>Kids' social, emotional, and academic functioning has been declining for years, which suggests we need a new approach to parenting.</b><p>A friend of mine, …

The best foods for arthritis symptoms – new research

Osteoarthritis is the most common of the more than 200 forms of arthritis, affecting more than 20% of the population. Unfortunately, there are …