Autism early intervention: what to make of new studies

The recent talk of early intervention in children showing signs of potential Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) has parents wondering if they, too, should be concerned. One such study reported in USA Today indicated the potential to prevent a diagnosis of ASD if babies begin therapy before they can toddle. In the study, seven babies between six and nine … Continue reading Autism early intervention: what to make of new studies

Curbing the diabetes health crisis in America

There’s some troubling news out this week about the rates of pre-diabetes and diabetes in this country. USA Today reports: “Americans are getting fatter, and older. These converging trends are putting the USA on the path to an alarming health crisis: Nearly half of adults have either pre-diabetes or diabetes, raising their risk of heart attacks, … Continue reading Curbing the diabetes health crisis in America