Guest post by Eric Campbell, MS, BCBA, Senior Program Director for Education at Spurwink.
Having a family member with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) can create unanticipated challenges in many facets of life. Once a rare disorder, the most recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report indicates that one in every 68 children in the United States is diagnosed with ASD. Read the Rest »
How many of you have eaten a rutabaga? C'mon, raise your hands. "I have! I have!"
I didn't even realize I'd eaten one until the other day. I was doing research for this post and asked my husband if he'd ever tried one. He said yes and so have you. What? I have? When? Read the Rest »
- Do you like to exercise really hard in the gym?
- Are you training for a marathon, 10k race or triathlon?
- Would you like to relieve the pain of the strenuous workouts?
- Do you take ibuprofen before your workouts and before your races?
You may have seen some conflicting health news about soy and breast cancer.
- You shouldn't eat soy if you're at risk for breast cancer
- Soy can protect you against breast cancer
What should you do if you have breast cancer or are at risk for developing it? Is it ok to eat soy products? Read the Rest »
The challenge of treating cancerCancer. Such a formidable word. The big C, as some people call it. Finding a cure for cancer has been difficult — more so even than finding one for HIV, says medical oncologist Dr. Peter Rubin. "People spent the time to figure out what was driving HIV," he says. "Unfortunately, cancers are tremendously more complicated than HIV." Finding a cure for cancer is such a challenge because not all cancers are the same. What drives one cancer to grow and spread does not necessarily drive another. Read the Rest »
My husband Barry loves being out in the sun. No matter what the season. Here’s a picture of him picking blueberries on a hot summer day.
Unfortunately, skin cancer runs in his family. Over the years, he has had several lesions removed, frozen, or burned off. He’s lucky because, so far, all have been either pre-cancerous areas called actinic keratoses or basal cell carcinomas, which are easily treated. He has all the risk factors. Read the Rest »