• Translate Autism: Making The Disorder A Gift Not A Curse

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    Recognize the Challenge It was the night of the 4th of November, and a child was born. The boy was seemingly healthy at birth. 2 years later, the boy’s father was given the possible diagnosis, and his unbelief became denial. Common belief was that his...


    Sidestep Cold & Flu Season With These 5 Strategies

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    Every year, cold and flu season descends upon us, and we tend to believe we're powerless to stop the onslaught of germs. I'm not trying to brag here, but I don’t get sick that often, and that's because I focus my attention on eating well,...


    Doctors prescribing anti-depressant drugs linked to suicidal thoughts to teens against advice, study finds

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    Doctors are ignoring health watchdog guidelines and regularly prescribing youngsters with an antidepressant linked to suicide and overdose, new figures show. Under guidance from The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (Nice) antidepressants should be a last resort for under-18s, and then only fluoxetine (Prozac) is...


    What can I do if my child is overweight?

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    If your child is overweight, there's lots you can do to help them become a healthy weight as they grow.   As a parent, it can sometimes be difficult to tell that your child is overweight. A child may not look particularly heavy to be overweight. And...


    Regular intake of sugary beverages, but not diet soda, is associated with prediabetes

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    Drinking roughly one can of soda per day gives you a 46 percent higher risk of developing prediabetes compared to low- or non-consumers, say researchers.   Adult Americans who regularly consumed sugar-sweetened beverages (roughly one can of soda per day) had a 46 percent higher...


    11 Struggles Anyone Who’s Ever Had a Cold Will Understand

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    "Everything hurts and I'm dying." Bad news—cold and flu season is upon us. While we love Starbucks holiday cups, pumpkin and cinammon EVERYTHING, and snuggling in footie pajamas, we're not pumped about the nasty germs that the cold weather inevitably brings. The hard truth: You will...


    What health issues or conditions affect women differently than men?

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    Some health issues that are common to both men and women affect women differently. Although the symptoms may be similar, the effects of the condition and the care necessary can differ significantly for women. In addition, some of these conditions might affect women primarily or...


    7 Shocking Health Benefits of Medical Marijuana

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    Disclaimer: this article is not about promoting marijuana as a recreational product. It’s January 20, 2013. My mother is lying on her deathbed; she’d been bedridden for five days. Her immune system was shattered. Slowly, surely, her organs were shutting down. Hooked up to breathing tubes, she...


    A Natural Lotion Made With Only Two Ingredients To Treat Itchy Skin

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    Aloe Vera and coconut oil,  are commonly used in lots of beauty products. Both have excellent medicinal properties to treat skin issues, including eczema, rashes, dry skin or acne. You must have used them. But did you know they will be more useful when combined...


    16 Immune Boosters for Cold and Flu Season

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    With cold and flu season approaching, it is important to have in mind safe, natural remedies as well as prevention tips. My family in the past has successfully fought colds and bronchitis with the following favorite natural approaches. They are much safer than going to...