Quiz: Are You at Risk for Alzheimer’s?

Take this quiz to see if you have this new Alzheimer's warning sign.

Quiz: Are You at Risk for Alzheimer’s?

New research has exposed a potential link between anxiety and an increased risk of Alzheimer's. Could you have a higher risk without knowing it? Neurologist and director of the New York Memory and Healthy Aging Services at Lenox Hill Hospital, Dr. Gayatri Devi, has come up with a simple quiz to see if you have too much anxiety in your life. Take the quiz to find out your risk.

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Teaching Your Autistic Child Important Safety Skills: A Handy Checklist

Autistic children have challenges with social interaction and communication, so it's important for them to learn how to react in certain situations to stay out of harm's way.

About 1 in 54 children in America have been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder, according to the CDC. It includes a broad range of conditions that are characterized by challenges in social interaction, repetitive behaviors, speech and non-verbal communication. Symptoms usually appear by age 3, so it's important for parents to know from the very beginning how to help their child develop the skills needed to live healthy and safe lives.

Why Teach Safety?

Autistic children have challenges with social interaction and communication, so it's important to learn how to react or modify their behavior in certain situations to keep themselves out of harm's way, according to Autism Speaks.

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