Beating Alzheimer’s With Brain Waves

December 7th, 2016 - By admin in Uncategorized

Researchers have shown the possibility of a completely new approach to dealing with Alzheimer’s—changing neural activity, rather than delivering drugs or chemicals. Read full article:The Atlantic, “Beating Alzheimer’s With Brain Waves”

When Tech Is a Problem Child

November 22nd, 2016 - By admin in Uncategorized

Just last month, the American Academy of Pediatrics released a study that said while digital and social media can help early learning, they also come with a host of risks, including negative effects on sleep, attention and learning, along with higher incidence of obesity and depression. Read full article: The New York Times, “When Tech Is a Problem Child”

The 4 Traits That Put Kids at Risk for Addiction

October 4th, 2016 - By admin in Uncategorized

A new antidrug program recognizes how a child’s temperament drives his or her risk for drug use — and that different traits create different pathways to addiction. Read full article: The New York Times, “The 4 Traits That Put Kids at Risk for Addiction”

Can Teenage Defiance Be Manipulated for Good?

September 16th, 2016 - By admin in Uncategorized

Since there have been teenagers, there have been adults trying to control them. This study recasts adolescent defiance for adults. It depicts teenage rebellion as a potential asset to be cultivated, rather than as a threat to be quashed. Read full article: The New York Times, “Can Teenage Defiance Be Manipulated for Good?”

How Caring Less Can Help You Accomplish More

September 2nd, 2016 - By admin in Uncategorized

It seems so counter intuitive: choose to be less concerned about something, experience more success with it as a result. Read full article: Mark’s Daily Apple, “How Caring Less Can Help You Accomplish More”

When Your Child Is the Travel Agent

August 15th, 2016 - By admin in Uncategorized

“If kids are involved in the decision, they have ownership.” Though some experts caution that while involving children in planning is good, there are no precise guidelines. Parents should set limits appropriate to their own children. Read full Article: New York Times, “When Your Child Is the Travel Agent”

The Medical Screenings All Women Need and When

June 2nd, 2016 - By admin in Uncategorized

No matter how fast medicine moves us towards treatments, preventive medicine will always be the most effective and cheapest way to keep healthy. Read Full Article: Vitals, “The Medical Screenings All Women Need and When”