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  • Chronic Health Conditions Increasing

    Chronic Health Conditions Increasing
    More than a quarter of all U.S. children have a chronic health condition, new research suggests, a significant increase from the rate seen in earlier decades and a statistic that looms large for the nation's efforts to subdue rising healthcare costs. But...
  • Connect and Learn

    BROWARD COUNTY Parents Without Partners This nonprofit single-parents group offers indoor and outdoor activities with children and for adults only. You never have to be alone again. For more information and to find a chapter near you, call Susan at...
  • Untreated adult ADHD raises some risks

    Untreated adult ADHD raises some risks
    Having trouble concentrating? Can't sit still? Are you disorganized and always late? If so, and if you've always been that way, it might not be a flaw in your personality but a genuine clinical disorder known as adult ADHD. Everyone's heard of...
  • ADHD gets your attention

    ADHD gets your attention
    We've all heard the jokes and the ribbing about someone with a short attention span. "Dude, you must have ADD." But in reality, it's no joking matter. Between 4 to 6 percent of the U.S. population, or 8 to 9 million adults, have Attention Deficit...
  • Evidence links pesticides to hyperactivity

    Evidence links pesticides to hyperactivity
    A growing body of evidence is suggesting that exposure to organophosphate pesticides is a prime cause of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, ADHD. The findings are considered plausible to many experts because the pesticides are designed to attack...
  • ADHD: Does your child have it?

    ADHD: Does your child have it?
    20-year old Leah Bowyer is concentrating better these days and that's a welcomed relief for the University of Texas at Dallas junior. Se said as a youngster she was diagnosed with ADHD and she's felt it on the soccer field and in the classroom ever...
  • Talk therapy helps adults with ADHD

    Talk therapy helps adults with ADHD
    Roughly 9 million American adults (4.1% to 4.4% of the population) are thought to suffer from attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). And even among those who have been diagnosed and medicated for the condition, life can be a continuing cycle...
  • Ninth-graders face many challenges during freshman year

    Ninth-graders face many challenges during freshman year
    — As 1990's pop group C&C Music Factory's "Everybody Dance Now" pumped through the speakers in Warhill High School's gym last Tuesday, about 80 of the schools' freshmen danced, skipped and power-walked around the basketball court in an impromptu...
  • Kokomo eye doctor and pharmacist charged with dealing drugs

    Kokomo eye doctor and pharmacist charged with dealing drugs
    Police say ophthalmologist James Montgomery had a vice. The rush he got from the ADHD drug Concerta. "The drug is used as a type of speed," said the Kokomo Sheriff's deputy who's been investigating the case but works undercover. Montgomery worked at...
  • "Minding" What Your Kid Eats

    "Minding" What Your Kid Eats
    Researchers are finding more and more evidence that children's psychological well-being is associated, in part, with what they eat. However, this research topic is still relatively new and unchartered. Here's a summary of the links that scientists are...
  • Young Yogis Take to the Mats

    Young Yogis Take to the Mats
    Children in the yoga studio may seem anything but a peaceful idea. But age-specific sessions can help kids cope with life's stresses plus put them on a path of lifetime activity. Maureen Priest, director of the MOYO Studio in Skippack, Pa., says that over...