The Wall Street Journal By Melinda Beck The Wall Street Journal One of the most agonizing questions that parents of children with autism ask is—why? Now, a growing number of genetic tests are providing some answers.Melinda Beck on Lunch Break looks at how a growing number of genetic tests for autism are providing answers for […]
In 1994, Rochelle DiRe left the art world for a career in HR and hasn’t looked back. Since, she’s worked in the rapidly evolving media industry (including for Time Warner and Martha Stewart Omnimedia) as well as for a host of NYC startups (LimeWire, Quirky, Intent Media Inc, and Managed by Q). She is now […]
DIRT HEALTHY LIVING FROM THE GROUND UP WOULDN’T IT BE NICE TO LIVE IN THIS ALL THE TIME?’ BY BECCA TUCKER Welcome to Copperline Farm, says David Wannen as I pull up the long, meandering driveway. It’s not exactly a farm – not yet, anyway. The name comes from a nostalgic James Taylor song about […]
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center A new study examines what may cause chronic back pain in runners and the exercises to help prevent it. The study suggests that runners with weak deep core muscles are at higher risk of developing low back pain. And, unfortunately, most people’s deep core muscles aren’t nearly as strong […]
CNBC-Simulation software CEO on Ferrari racecars: ‘With Ansys, they can win’ Jim Cramer sat down with Ansys President and CEO Ajei Gopal to hear about his engineering software company’s latest ventures.
The following is a clinical perspective from Dr. Geo, whose recent book on prostate cancer (Thrive Don’t Only Survive) is available and recommended. A 63-year-old patient who is one year after prostate cancer surgery recently came to see me at my clinic following his recent diagnosis of recurrence PSA. He looked at me strangely, so […]
Source: American Heart Association Stroke patients have a high risk of falling after leaving the hospital. Researchers suggest prevention programs such as exercise, home hazard assessment, appropriate lighting, removing obstacles and installing transfer rails can reduce falls. Increased awareness of fall prevention is needed among family members of stroke patients.
By RONI CARYN RABIN Can you be fit and healthy, even if you’re overweight? And will working out, despite the extra pounds, reduce your risk of a heart attack?The idea that you can be “fat but fit” has long been controversial. While health experts endorse physical activity as beneficial, many doctors view the concept of being […]