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Scientists in South Korea studied tens of thousands of children to gain more information about Autism. Based upon this study, scientists estimate that nearly 1 in every 38 children have some form of autism. This is a much higher estimate than the U.S. estimate of autism of 1 in every 110 children. Currently, there is no cure for this brain disorder, however, with early awareness and appropriate therapy, children with autism can reduce the negative effects of this disorder. What is autism? Get the facts before passing judgments or making assumptions about individuals living with autism.
According to scientific research, individuals who have larger, more genuine smiles may live longer than those who have smaller and more superficial smiles. The researchers from Wayne State University analyzed the smiles from 230 Major League Baseball players, and found that those with the most genuine grins, lived an average of 79.9 years, while those without smiles lived an average of 72.9 years. The lesson? – remember to have fun and smile, it could lead to a longer life! Check out the story here.
Eating food throughout the day isn’t necessarily a bad thing. Between school, homework, friends, and sports, it is important to keep your body fueled by eating healthy snacks throughout the day. Eating small and healthy snacks throughout a day will help you feel more energized and more alert. However, in the GEAR UP office, we see students everyday who aren’t eating healthy foods, or enough food to maintain a busy teenage lifestyle. Check out this article for information on how healthy snacking can lead to more energy in your body and mind throughout the day.
“I stayed up all night playing video games” is a common phrase amongst high school students. However, getting a full nights rest is an important part of healthy living. This webpage highlights importance of sleep, how much sleep you should be getting every night, and how you can get more sleep.
Do you daydream regularly? New studies are suggesting that individuals who daydream may be better prepared to solve problems and think more creatively. However, too much daydreaming can be a negative thing. Take a look at this brief article that talks more about daydreaming and your life.
According to research, music can have a profound impact on brain development. Check out this article that explains some of the impacts music may have in one’s life. How important is music in your life?
Living a healthy and active lifestyle is so important that even the first lady, Michelle Obama, is getting involved in promoting the importance of health and wellness. Be sure to check out the Let’s Move website, to check out what the first lady has been up to and to learn more about what healthy living looks like.