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Newfoundland's latest good time - CNN Video

Anthony Bourdain learns the art of axe throwing in Newfoundland. Watch Parts Unknown Sundays at 9PM ET/PT on CNN.

Newfoundland and Labrador

Things to do in rugged, remote Newfoundland

National Parks

An unspoiled island with much of Iceland's allure

<b>(CNN) —</b> Over the past decade, tourism to Iceland has reached meteoric heights, making it one of the fastest-growing destinations in the world. The number of foreign visitors to the Nordic nation topped 2 million in 2017, which is six times greater than its total population. The attention is …

Hiking

How to Get Children with Autism to Sleep

When Nick was a toddler, he struggled to make sense of language, coordinate his own limbs and orient himself in the world. His mother, Brigid Day, …

New brain target for potential treatment of social pathology in autism spectrum disorder

Researchers at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science have induced empathy-like behavior by identifying then manipulating a brain …

What Immediately Happens to Your Body When You Stop Smoking

Knowing the damage that smoking does to your body in the long term doesn’t make it any easier to quit, but there are surprisingly some immediate …

Nicotine

What IQ Tests Really Tell Us About Children with Autism

In the past nonverbal children with autism were considered mentally retarded, and those who had difficulties in communication were considered …

After Mentally Ill Son Throws Computer at His Teacher, Mom Reaches Out to Families with Disabilities…

Image Credit: Tammy Nyden, used with permission<p>Tammy Nyden has spent years standing as an ambassador for her son.<p>According to the Washington Post, …

Mental Health

Why it's time to investigate the overlap between autism and ADHD

Until as late as 2013 a joint (or comorbid) diagnosis of autism and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) was not permitted by the most influential psychiatric handbook, the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM). The DSM is an essential tool in psychiatry as it …

Autism

These mashed potatoes are so good they’ll be the star of Thanksgiving dinner

<i>Editor’s note: This year, our Thanksgiving meal is a virtual potluck. Writers and editors signed up to provide one of 11 dishes, then tested recipes and brought contenders to a final taste-off for a vote. Here are the winning mashed potatoes.</i><p>True to stereotype, my mother’s side of the family — …

mashed potatoes

From Father To Father, A Few Words Of Wisdom On Raising Kids With Autism

Charles Jones' 12-year-old son, Malik, has autism. When he found out, Jones says, the news came as a shock — and fodder for plenty of fears.<p>"It was like a shot in the gut," he says. "I thought my son would be nonverbal, that he would never say 'I love you.' But when he started talking he wouldn't …

Autism

All the Books You Desperately Need to Add to Your 'To Read' Pile This Summer

Summer is upon us, which means there’s no TV on, which means it’s finally time to dig into those books you’ve been saving for your weekends, …

Abnormal sense of touch may play role in autism

Most people think that autism is a disorder of the brain. But the skin may play a role, too, a new study suggests.<p>Nerve cells in the skin are …

Des/Esperando - L'utopie de l'amour (film 2012)

Prepare For The 5 Awful New Airline Fees Coming Next | Inc.com

<i>Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>People are getting quite sick of airlines imposing yet more nasty fees on every aspect of a purchase.<p>I know this because I wrote an article about airlines' latest imposition of a nasty fee on an …

Flying

12 Mindfulness Quotes that Will Change the Way You Spend Your Life

Over the past couple of years, as I’ve watched my son grow from a baby into a remarkable little boy, I’ve learned that a young child can teach an …

Mindfulness

Nonverbal teen explains life with autism in touching letter

Gordy Baylinson doesn’t speak. Until recently, the parents of the 16-year-old Maryland teen believed their son couldn’t understand anything they said to him.<p>That changed early last year, when Gordy’s therapist taught him a new communication technique developed for people with severe autism. Slowly, …

Rumination: A Problem in Anxiety and Depression

Rumination is one of the similarities between anxiety and depression. Ruminating is simply repetitively going over a thought or a problem without …

Dad of Child on the Autism Spectrum Writes an Open Letter to the Public Exposing Insensitive and Damaging Behavior From Grown Adults Toward Young Children

<b>"Seek to understand, before being understood." -A basic principle in Empathic Listening</b><p>When people stare - or even criticize - you have to wonder if maybe they are simply unaware. Do they truly think these children are just "naughty" rather than distressed? Maybe. But each time we read about the …

B12 and the Brain

A new book by Scott C. Anderson details the microbiome and the brain..<p>Another study links low cholesterol to depression and suicide attempts.<p>A …

9 Things People Don't Tell You About Living With Asperger's

I might be different, but I like the way I see the world.

Mental Health

App designed for children with autism now lets you track your kids with one click

For parents, knowing their child is safe can be one of their biggest worries. Parents of children on the autism spectrum may worry even more.<p>But …

Autism

What I’m really thinking: the stepdad of an autistic child

I knew that nothing would stand in the way of me being with your mother, and I still feel that way, despite your best efforts<p>So I fell in love with your mother when you were pretty small. It was a deep love, and it still is today. I knew nothing would stand in the way of me being with your mother …

Autism

The hidden disease: Why aren't more doctors treating eating disorders?

Although she has a severe illness, Amy Preskow says she has been repeatedly sent home from hospital emergency departments, turned away from overstretched publicly funded treatment programs, and at times, even belittled by health care workers.<p>Preskow, who has anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa, …

We have autism all wrong: The radical new approach we need to understand and treat it

Autism often gets portrayed as checklist of deficits. Rather than curb these behaviors, we should enhance abilities<p>The first thing I noticed about Jesse was the fear and anxiety in his eyes.<p>I was visiting a small New England school district when I heard about an eight-year-old boy who had recently …

How's a Failed Cholera Vaccine Helping Millions of Children With Autism?

<b>Let's start from the beginning. Ever wonder how this whole recent gluten thing started?</b><p>Cholera and a rock star, of course... well, a scientific rock star, that is. Yes, there are rock stars even in the scientific community and this post will walk you through some fantastic research by the biggest …

If Your Kid Is a Picky Eater, It Could Signal Something Far Worse

A new study links extreme fussiness to psychiatric problems.<p>If a child refuses to eat anything but cheese pizza, don't just dismiss it as a phase. A new study finds that kids who are extra selective about what they eat are at a higher risk of psychiatric problems down the road.<p>Researchers from Duke …

Mental Health