Tag: I

My Autism Diagnosis at Age 38 Drastically Changed How I Parent

What’s so important about diagnosis? Isn’t autism just a label? These are questions that people going through assessment for Autism Spectrum Disorders regularly hear — and they’re difficult to answer on the spot. For me, the diagnosis of having autism — a neurodevelopment disorder — came as a relief to me, mainly because I suddenly had a way to explain my extreme childhood behaviors (and having always been “the

At 36, I Was Widowed — & Left With 4 Kids

When my 41-year-old husband died of lymphoma, I was left a 36-year-old widowed mother of four: a 3-year-old son and 17-year-old triplets, my stepchildren. (We had full custody of one and partial custody of of the other two). After my husband’s death, my life was in shambles — financially and emotionally. To make matters worse,

Kitchen Garden: I just called to say I clove you

The Department of Broccoli is an inspired name for a venture developed last year at Canberra City Farm by Evan Turnbull and Katie Mills of Hughes. They appeared in a Kitchen Garden column in May 2017, when Evan was making blocks of frozen pesto from a huge crop of basil and Creole Long Storers garlic

Glycans at the ‘I’ of the storm in humoral immunity and melanoma progression

Two new studies have unveiled how a peculiar molecule impacts how antibody-producing cells develop and function as well as how normal melanocytes progress to melanoma malignancy. “These findings on fundamental immunology and melanoma development originate from totally different areas of research, though have intersected at the bench,” said Charles Dimitroff, Ph.D., of the Department of