Health

April 7, 2014

Using Technology to Help Autistic Children

Julie Kientz is a computer scientist but she is not your usual computer geek. In fact, you will rarely find her in front of a computer. For Julie Kientz, the computer is a simply a tool to help her accomplish her primary mission in life—helping families with autistic children. Kientz’s […]
July 16, 2013
Cure for Aids

Latest “Proof of Concept” in AIDS Research Promising

Incurable optimists have very few enemies because by nature we see the best in every person and situation. But false headlines that promise miracle cures might just make the shortlist. We have to be extremely careful to not recklessly buy into them, since, in truth, we’re a bit more susceptible […]
April 22, 2013
Think Positive

A Healthy Glass of Optimism

The glass half full is the healthier option. This may seem self-evident to optimistic people, but now science is confirming that the resilient type is not just better able to withstand the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune, she’s also probably in better shape. So it looks like the happiness […]