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Got a bunch of different stories to talk about today.
And a few of them are.
Are related to them the field of medicine and health and well being.
The first -- to do with fertility it's an issue that faces a lot of couples and the issue is finding a right fertility doctor that's right for you.
And the solution that we want to put out there are some tips to help patients recognize the signs that the doctor may not be right for them or may be right for them.
Doctor Massoud Khatami is the fertility specialist -- executive director fertility research foundation.
You can find them online at FRF baby dot com.
And doctors so nice to meet you thank you so much for joining us thank you reminds me how widespread a problem is infertility and.
Now we have very happy then -- infertility and unfortunately.
No one addresses that you shoot 20% of all American couples.
At the moment they cannot conceive and have trouble and the number is in fifteen million.
No one -- -- -- from -- I always called him infertile couples or orphaned in our society the government doesn't recognize them.
The Obama health care does not address the fertility and prevention of it.
After all and insurance companies don't want to hear from them.
So what happens is that people who are -- for all they have to -- -- house in order to get the IDF.
And then even the IDF which is the advanced technology the best treatment for infertility has only what.
30% success I mean and -- -- it can't -- home even worse than that you know what did you think Communists.
Because pregnancy is 40% but peppers and the airport.
5% may have other problems so when he picked the -- home dad is the figure petition should ask their doctor.
The -- -- -- and for continues in between 225%.
I'm sorry what the 25% didn't take home twenty to 25% -- 25% so let's say a couple.
Is is dealing with fertility issues.
And they are looking for help.
They want to find a -- not here in New York City there are many places for them to go I imagine.
Other parts of the country depending on where you are there are lots of different options so let's say that they have the couple has some choices -- -- As to where they go for treatment.
Which doctor they decide that they won't work.
Someone walks into an office it sits down with the fertility specialist like yourself.
You mentioned the baby take -- rate what are some of the other questions.
The -- should be asking well.
I want to think that patients should realize -- that the demeanor of the physician that they are dealing with.
If you're talking tough position for the first time or any other times and he's looking at the computer.
Or arresting cell phone while you're talking about them while you're sitting there and he has to ocean has to -- full attention to you look at your eyes.
That's very important.
That is one thing and yet it seems that that's.
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We I don't wanna promote for -- -- foundation but we have a line that he can.
Offered to patients symptoms that are.
Good being United States.
Helping and providing this infant should we care.
But in spite of all that.
Your best instinct is when you could see -- doctor.
You realize that if that doctors listen to -- and that's the topic of my my book conduct are you listening to and I listened to you go somewhere else that they do this and you.
Please hold -- the book -- Google could see it that this is.
The cover of the doctor's book and doctor are you listening why it is so important for.
For the doctors to be listening here to to their patience because if you listen to your patient long enough.
You can get to the diet consists of the problem of the patient who has it.
This book is thin and coauthored with seemed appalling and I did a patient by -- when she came to me with this much record.
And she was in tears.
Of seven years of going back and forth and not -- to get pregnant.
I decided to help her put together -- talks and or talks together.
-- -- -- book doctor allergy medicine and I think that every patient who hasn't protected probably should get a hold of the copy of the book and read through it.
In for -- investigation should not take more than two months.
To go to a doctor.
And do one test and -- you Chris could prescription.
I think how many glass of wine every night -- an -- come back in six months this is not productive this this doctor doesn't know what you what she's doing.
Because in for -- -- institution should start immediately.
-- husband and wife -- -- sexual partner in the room for one -- -- constitution.
Gives the doctor would get to the bottom.
Of the problem of reduced immune factors.
-- it's a human factors you know right now many factories become dimension you should -- couples who have.
Pretend the problems unfortunately guys are macho and if -- numbers that can perform bit.
You know I think they -- -- having a problem it is -- problem so let me ask you is everyone who comes into your office -- Meets with some of your associates in -- practices and are they all good candidates.
For fertility treatments or do you ever run certain tests.
And do the diagnosis and decides to tell a couple you know what.
It's just not going to work for for the two.
Well as I -- two months five to sixth visit.
Between men and female you have to -- picture of -- protected system of the couples and you look at it if the couple -- -- very young.
Not one to 24.
-- you can say listen go home and try a few times I did run time we've.
Finding out when you're -- anything and if you're not pregnant -- four to six speech.
Four to six months and come back.
But don't forget the -- -- only important you know society right now.
If -- woman he's 35 and forty.
Immediately start investigation and treatment weed out doubt.
But now we haven't fortunately -- -- image problem.
-- -- Who have gone through his decrees they become lawyers and doctors and so on and so forth and then the -- and then we -- -- -- when I -- -- he won the baby.
And this decision he's made.
We can -- -- their knowledge of this fact that the best time for a woman I want everybody to hear this the best time for a woman to get pregnant.
He has aged eighteen to 28 and you know of course and many people may not be -- -- to get pregnant that's their choice but as long as they know from a medical standpoint -- is simple and the best.
The book is called doctor are you listening.
And there's another book called Mr.
Are you listening also by doctor Khatami.
A doctor Massoud Khatami and again this is the fertility research foundation you can find them -- line if you have any questions.
Really great resource for anyone out there dealing with -- fertility issues FRF.
Dot com doctor thank you so much.
I'm pretty all the best -- you.
Thank you when we come back we're gonna talk more.
And how something you might not think of as being some -- it could help you.
With some of your anxiety with some of your stress with you were sort of ability to relax how it actually could make a major difference in your life.
I'm back I'm -- -- I'm glad you're with us like a tree over the shoulder here this is the -- -- It's a little -- -- -- right.
We're getting into the holiday spirit here foxnews.com -- OK so let's talk now about something that I did not know could actually have.
A positive effect on all on your well being.
The issue here is every day stress in the solution saving money on coupon.
Yes -- and doctor -- -- is director for the center for -- economic studies -- Claremont Graduate University could find him on Twitter at.
Tell me about it.
So you finished all your Christmas shopping right all -- that pressure closest most stressful time of the year -- the holidays.
Why is that because we have his obligations.
We have to spend money.
So couple Moscow could cause our columnist big on lying -- -- Source contact me said.
-- to do with coupons people really attached to them -- what goes on the brain.
As you know we to a science -- blah blah blah.
I've always had you know no one knows but -- experiment find out what coupons really do your brain heart to tell me about the external to -- -- as you can -- your blood -- we -- UKG.
Sweat your -- -- all these measures.
And half the people got coupons after shopping -- didn't.
We found is that.
Fascinating late coupons.
Are process in the brain like a social activity.
I can go over -- -- you're a great guy.
-- like you see his big increase not a Towson.
Powerful increase which reduces.
Cardiovascular stress reduces heart rate respiration skin conductance.
As -- what people do is they feel like uh oh the retailer gave me -- gift this coupon makes me happy.
And stress me adolescent 11% increase in happiness 38% increase not to -- How excited were the people and coupons dot com.
When you came back until you hear about you know third and so the deal -- just you know that you rescue funded but you can affect the results are so whatever we get we're gonna publish so you know it's up to you.
So they didn't know they sit in on this scene in the brain is a social activity is that surprising.
So what's interesting about this is that as you know.
Social networks are very protective against health and early death and so -- funding are way that we can get around and you'll social relationships.
So okay when I think of coupons on -- in mind we.
Great aunt Bertha right who every time we saw -- birth.
And uncle bill she would cut out she would give my mother -- stack of coupons -- cut out for our family with us in mind she she saw something that she thought we would be able to use -- so.
I sort of you know I chuckle at but but -- with -- -- know our -- -- of the lives that we all lead on line.
The way that we shop now with web sites.
Coupon he is electronic is well.
Obviously retirement coupons dot com is being.
You know the people that -- your researcher.
But it's -- I -- imagine that there's a whole different generation of people who are actively seeking out coupons and looking for bargains and discounts on line.
As opposed to just sort of your great aunt who lives in northeast Philadelphia.
That's right at the fastest growing area could pauses electronic coupons and we -- -- the experiment we actually have people cut no clipping they've they've -- popped up online there are shopping for groceries so very basic stuff.
And it took his big physiological response -- tells us that coupons are very sticky that's what people it's emotional appeal to them such -- saving money.
-- -- my brain really -- says it feels like again I'm with my best group of friends hanging out shopping doing stuff together.
But think back to my hamper the she probably got some.
Joy and happiness out of sitting with -- newspaper this supplement -- the pair of scissors right exactly right that's that's really the same thing that would top.
The -- of two things going on what is this reduction stress from just saving money and that's great we don't wanna save money.
The second is this underlying.
Kind of network effect where I feel like it's really fun because I'm doing this help my family my friends and getting a social activity out of it so I think the double whammy here for listeners is.
You know if you want to really make coupons -- -- can do it online but also.
Bring in your best friends bring your family make in event in which they were gonna get these things that we need for Christmas or whenever we're gonna do is a fun activity.
I like -- and and I want to let people know about it website where they go.
Moral molecule is that the website that's my new book -- -- right -- -- molecule okay great you can check that out -- Moral molecule dot com for doctors -- new book and he is the director of the center for -- economic studies at Claremont Graduate University.
And again on Twitter -- -- Great idea thanks very much for coming always your -- -- we're gonna switch gears now a little bit and talk.
Some problems that parents face especially when they had parents and had children who are in their teen years -- this on to.
Two to socialize and to go out on dates even as to the issue that we want to focus on is preventing teen and tween.
And a solution could be to close the gap between.
And reality and cruise is the vice president of government relations for Mary -- the big cosmetics company you can find them on Twitter at Mary -- And I -- so -- -- thanks very much for being here.
Thanks Brett how would you define.
Well dating abuse is a more casual relationship obviously -- marriage or -- long term commitment.
But the dynamics can still read the same in terms of emotional.
Physical financial abuse.
In fact surveys show that one in three.
Adolescent girls in the US have experienced some kind of dating abuse.
So as you're good program.
Seeks to focus on solutions.
Mary -- with this long term commitment to address domestic violence.
Seeks to focus on a solution through prevention.
Therefore we're thrilled to have launched a new campaign called don't look away.
We're educating the public.
About signs of abusive relationship.
So that we can all.
Family friends & Associates who might be dealing with abuse.
In this campaign we've partnered with the love this respect organization.
And we're really pleased to support.
The first and only online resource and then you -- A texting service.
Mainly focused on teens and adolescents.
You can text.
And to get information and counsel.
From trained professionals.
Who are working with this text address.
-- so we would encourage everyone.
To jot down this and information or you might want to share -- Rick please do it's.
Yes you would text love it is.
And send it to 77054.
Again text love is LOV I asked.
This is Mary -- partnership with an organization tall called -- -- respect.
And we're thrilled.
To help launch this.
Again it will completely confidential.
Available year round.
Wow what a great idea and we're so happy to be able.
To put a spotlight on on corporate responsibility.
There are so many.
Businesses around the country they're doing things like this and to put a focus on -- -- spotlight on it to show.
That businesses are not always just interstate in the bottom line but interested in the communities that they serve the customers that they serve.
As well Mary case certainly leading the way -- a very important very important issue and I'm so glad that you're here to help us put a spotlight on him.
What -- talk a little bit about -- opportunity where -- I want to talk to in the time that we have left Dan about this idea of closing the gap by mentioned it a moment ago.
Between what parents believe is going on and what's.
Actually going on and and according to your survey.
Of parents discussed dating abuse.
With their daughters.
But only 3% identify.
No violence as part of a healthy.
What's the take away.
Rick that's right as well as and you know you can.
You can drill down into that serve idea and -- A lot more interest and information we wanted to conduct -- by -- risk.
To better help us as we launch this campaign.
But you're exactly ride.
All of us need to educate ourselves about.
The dynamics -- not only of domestic violence.
And issues and adult relationships.
But the dining dynamics of teen dang thing.
Little tidbit from that you were survey that I want to raise 62%.
In relationships say that they have been called names they've been.
They've been put down insulted and yet only 34% of parents -- betweens.
Are aware of this behavior some kids -- Are are able to admit when they're talking to someone taking this survey but they're not able to sit down and talk to their long bomber -- about us.
We all need to educate ourselves about the realities of the situation.
And going back to the love this text line.
These are peers.
It would be a one on one.
Between a young adults or eighteen and one of their peers on the other line which might.
Help in communication there.
I want to skip down to the fourth full screen.
Just telling my control room this one has to do with parents nine -- ten.
Parents are comfortable they say discussing dating abuse with their daughter's 20% admit.
That they have not had this conversation.
At all so parents really need to be.
Is it seems more proactive that 20%.
Obviously that that's a a lot of people who are not.
Who who might be comfortable having that conversation yet they're still not not talking to their to their daughters about this and I would I would say is -- father of of a son as well.
Parent should be talking to their to their sides not just their daughters.
-- that's so -- this is an issue that involves obviously young men and women.
And again as we can and -- educate ourselves.
We're so excited to launch this campaign.
And we can all find out more information.
To share with our friends and family.
Going to tell Mary -- dot com slash love this respect.
Well Larry you know radar information -- more time Mary Kate dot com married -- Mary -- dot com back slash.
Back -- love is respect.
We have another website.
Love -- -- respect to dot -- -- deals with the help line and then.
Mary K dot com slash don't look away.
And Cruz is the vice president of government relations.
Four Mary Kate and take a look at the you know home page of the love -- respect dot.
Org website and again that that texting program that and mentioned a couple of minutes ago.
You would text the words love is.
The number 77054.
Good luck with this campaign and for again putting a spotlight on such an important issue.
For our young men and women across the country.
Thank you we look forward to prevention being the solution.
All the best to you -- your important work we come back after a quick break over and talk about the holidays which can be difficult.
No matter who you are or how your children are but -- imagine if your child have has special challenges imagine if your child falls on the autism spectrum.
We have some tips for how you can help navigate this time of year.
With your kids if you fall into that category we'll be right practical.
We're back -- so -- you with us there was.
Some some news out several months ago that we've reported on that showed that autism affects one in 88 children.
In this country and that was a number that shocked a lot of people.
Much higher than than what sort of was -- to a lot of people thought as far as how how common.
And the -- so autism.
It is and so with the holidays coming up we thought we would talk about some of the ways that you could help navigate the holidays if you have a child.
Or a loved one falls on the autism spectrum the solution tips from my autism team dot com this is a social network.
That is geared towards helping families.
With it with the children who have autism and Mary -- co-founder of my -- -- some team.
You can -- on Twitter at Mary C ray and you can find my autism team on Twitter.
As well just like that at my ought to some team Mary welcome it's nice to see you thank you -- thanks very much for coming on.
To tell you real quickly at my autism team how long have you guys been around and what kind of services that you provide.
We -- smiles and -- June 2000 allotment every second with thirty parents on the site now we have over 33000.
Parents went through and lessening our gas it's an amazing so when they joy when -- When a family joins my autism to what are they what are they doing it's very much like face that -- imagine parents whose main wanna share everything on pace that they can in my -- -- dot com.
And they get tips advice from other parents have actually been in their issues.
We also have a place for parents to share the team of providers that help their child.
Can be occupational therapists and ABA -- whomever they feel as -- viable and it helped the progress of their child.
We've seen with the the popularity of social networks how much people like to go on and find.
Others who have similar interest they like to read the same books -- -- like the same kind of music or whatever when you're dealing with things like autism.
It is it can be so helpful.
Really such a great resource.
For a family that may have child with a new diagnosis to be able to reach out.
And talk to people who as you said they've been in their shoes they know exactly what you're dealing.
Yeah a lot of parents come to this site and are surprised that they are not alone that's an economist common feedback we get to get perspective from other parents -- also some validation that.
You know like I am having trouble building -- this IEP with the teachers are there is bullying that's really taking place -- taking hold of my child.
What kind down.
What's -- -- it's an individual education plan for kids zed Damon has special needs and usually they worked with the teachers at the school.
To make sure that the child gets there education -- drafted.
Understood okay so we we sort of sees this as a segment about navigating the holidays why are.
The holidays especially difficult for children when it with autism.
Well the holidays are -- because you get to put a Christmas tree they're all kinds of neat things going on you to break preteen.
But for some kids with autism parents -- last breaking -- exactly what can create unexpected behavior and so this is why a -- holidays can be a little -- OK so let's go through a couple tips.
That you recommend for parents ways to successfully navigate the holidays and we'll go through them here but.
First what is practice what you mean practice actually practice celebrating the holidays -- as a says a if you feel like you're gonna take part insert holiday activities.
Go ahead and get practice -- with your child.
OK you know while we're gonna practice exchanging guest today.
We're going to practice meeting Santa or even we're gonna practice eating in the -- -- that's usually reserved for special occasions this allows the child again much more familiar with what's going on.
Great keep it small which is sometimes tough.
-- Christmas time.
For the holidays when parents tend to overdo it really -- definitely won't keep it small meaning.
Try to stay away from large crowds and that isn't always easy -- -- if you have to go to speak plainly gathering our go to the mall or what have you.
Save a little bit of time to take your child away from the hustle on muscles they can be claimed some columnist before going back into -- the fun.
I'm comfortable surroundings.
And this this is going to be a little bit of a challenge because I guess a lot of families would travel.
For the holidays -- and take a child out of what may be his or comfortable surroundings and.
Great well and this case.
This is another way that you can look at the surroundings and try to find an area that's much more subdued in terms of decorations.
Or maybe -- -- -- it might be a little -- come tomorrow quiet area.
Kids sometimes on the spectrum have sensory overload around the holidays in the -- can make -- -- much -- with the environment the -- I think it's not on the Specter -- not of -- spectrum could have sensory overload to walk walk down Fifth Avenue.
Hear him in Manhattan OK so keep it simple is something that you also suggested.
I guess that falls along with some things we.
Talk a little day yeah and -- and keep it simple parents have told us avoid that over scheduling I know a lot of us like to get a lot of things done during the holidays.
But if you can.
Trying to time boxer events and in fact tell your child that okay -- -- gonna get on Katie is for all of one hour.
We're going to the -- for two hours he can manage their expectations and really minimizes the anxiety.
That makes a big difference for kids on the spectrum to know.
Sort of how long they're going to be Arizona's children is her son told enough for all that her -- Okay and then finally create a food plan now why would -- -- have to do with autism in the -- Again we -- -- and every -- and how we like to be -- nine err I mean you might like you're good to practice in the morning you know happier.
If you're going to someone -- has come go ahead and packaged snack paid your commission give commission to yourself to do that pack -- -- for your child that's familiar to him that he will be willing.
And then -- has -- they're -- defense and making -- where he considered not a negative but not offending anybody that's right.
Excellent excellent ideas my autism -- dot com is.
The website for people who Paula who are a part of this community is it's much larger community -- I think a lot of people realize.
Script for parents and families affected by autism in this country is now one point five million -- our side is specifically for parents kids with autism.
-- -- -- -- -- -- Dot com Mary -- the co-founder.
-- -- again on Twitter at Mary C ray and on Twitter at my relatives and team.
Good to meet you happy holidays to you and -- -- -- thank you and it's a good one.
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