We are living in chaotic times, yet it seems that every generation experiences some kind of chaos and disruption. From political disagreements to riots and epidemics, the uncertainty can make this world feel like a scary place.
Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) uses a series of interventions with the intention of improving a person’s reactions to stimuli, especially in social situations. Utilizing positive reinforcement, ABA trains awareness, self-regulation and is a common form of behavioural therapy used for treating Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
Believe it or not, summer is one of the worst seasons for allergies. After springtime showers, menacing, pollen-producing plants come out in force during May, June, and July, forcing allergy sufferers to seek shelter indoors. Unfortunately, most inside spaces lack the precautions necessary to keep many allergens outside.
Seasonal allergies plague as much as 30 percent of the population, which means that in the next few months, you may lose up to a third of your workforce due to untenable allergy symptoms like congestion, dry throat, headaches, and more. If you want to keep your employees healthy and working hard throughout the summer, you should consider transforming your workplace into an allergy-free zone with these simple steps.
An infographic looking at the top 10 weight loss myths
Technology has impacted our lives in ways more significant than making communication easier and more enjoyable. The health technology sector, in particular, has saved many lives, perhaps changing even more in positive ways. In the recently concluded Apple keynote, for example, the iOS 8 HealthKit highlights the integration of technology in our lives to improve health and well-being.
But Apple is not the only tech company jumping into the health business, with FitBit and other fitness gadgets being popular these days. More importantly, however, are the advances being made in organ transplants, which have saved countless lives.