Boston Making Big Strides with Autism

By Brian Gibby, MOTR/L
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Meet Boston. He’s a very energetic six-year-old boy who lives in rural Utah. Boston’s mother Wendy noticed from birth that Boston was different from her other kids. He did not like to sleep. He was constantly crying. He struggled with maintaining eye contact. He struggled with playing with toys. He was constantly on the move. He had a hard time with behavior, he was always mad, would hurt others, and struggled with very minor transitions. But occupational therapy has helped him make big strides.

Mammograms Important for Women in Their 40s — Despite Recommendation from National Task Force

By Brett T. Parkinson, MD
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The United States Preventative Task Force has confirmed what most breast cancer experts have known for thirty years--that annual screening mammography saves lives, beginning at the age of 40. This is in accordance with the guidelines of the American Cancer Society, The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, the American College of Radiology and the Society for Breast Imaging.

‘Exploding Head Syndrome’ Is No Joke: Ailment is Surprisingly Common Among Young People ­- Here are the Signs and How to Treat It

By Brady White
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Imagine you’re just starting to drift off to sleep when suddenly a loud noise — like the sound of a shotgun nearby or a bomb exploding — jerks you awake. You jump up in a panic and frantically look around, only to discover there was no noise after all. It was all in your head.

What’s all the hype about listeria and should you be concerned about it?

By Steven Tew
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Listeria.

If you’re like many people, you may have never heard of the term until this week.

Listeria has been thrust into the national spotlight as several companies throughout the country, including Blue Bell Creameries, Sabra Dipping Co. and Amy’s Kitchen, have recalled potentially contaminated products due to several illnesses and deaths that may have been caused by listeria.