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ADHD

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Top ADHD Articles

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  • Second Hand Smoke

    Second Hand Smoke
    We all know that smoking is bad for you, and secondhand smoke can be worse and as if we needed a study to tell us, we now know it's even worse for kids. The surgeon general has already said there is no safe amount of secondhand smoke. For kids it can...
  • Rodent of the Week: Ritalin and Prozac -- a troubling combo for children?

    Rodent of the Week: Ritalin and Prozac -- a troubling combo for children?
    Four in 10 kids who get a diagnosis of either depression or attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) end up getting both diagnoses sometime in their young lives. That means a lot will spend some part of their adolescence taking two psychiatric...
  • ADHD is more struggle than it is 'gift'

    The beautiful thing about the Internet is this: It makes this big blue marble really a small world after all. It allows us to peer over the virtual fence into our global cousins' backyards. And in doing so, we discover we're more alike than not. I...
  • Vaccinating your child makes sense

    Vaccinating your child makes sense
    Q: I'm looking for a pediatrician's opinion on the importance or risks of immunizing infants. I've done online research and found that not immunizing your child can result in a higher risk of getting measles, rubella, chicken pox, pertussis, etc. I've...
  • Education

    After-school Care Before- and after-school care is available at a number of facilities, both on and off public school campuses. Check with nearby churches and synagogues, youth and recreation centers and children's activity programs and clubs. You also...
  • Suburban moms admit to 'popping pills'

    Suburban moms admit to 'popping pills'
    ESCONDIDO, Calif. - A growing number of pharmacies have reported a shortage of the prescription medicine Adderral, according to doctors.  Two San Diego moms talk about their battle with the drug.   Adderral is commonly used to treat Attention Deficit...
  • Computer Game Helps ADHD

    Computer Game Helps ADHD
    Families across the US are fighting ADHD and Autism with a personalized brain fitness program. The computer based program is called 'Interactive Metronome' and its video game like technology has helped one student go from special needs to top of his...
  • Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders

    Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders
    It has been two years since a Tennessee mom sent her 7-year-old adopted son back to Russia with a note that read: "I no longer wish to parent this child." While no definitive diagnosis ever was made public, the boy was thought to suffer from fetal alcohol...
  • Clutter Affecting Your Mood?

    Clutter Affecting Your Mood?
    As recently seen on Living Healthy Chicago, we investigate how a cluttered home or office affects your mind or mood. Here is more information from Joyce Marter of Urban Balance. Is a Cluttered Home Cluttering Your Mind?   By Joyce Marter, LCPC,...
  • Doctors increase age range for ADHD diagnosis

    Doctors increase age range for ADHD diagnosis
    Children as young as 4 can be diagnosed and treated for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, according to new guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics. The new recommendations update the decade-old guidelines, which covered children ages 6...
  • How To Assess Children For ADHD

    How To Assess Children For ADHD
    New guidelines for ADHD have expanded to include preschoolers and teenagers -- kids whose ages range from 4 to 18. Harold Meyer, founder and executive director of A.D.D. Resource Center will be here to weigh in on these new guidelines, talk about how...
  • Faith and Life: Supporting parents with troubled children

    We are doing another series on Parenting Special Needs Children and Teens at the Crescenta-Cañada YMCA. It is wonderful to see parents who have challenging children receive education and support from others who have walked through a similar journey....