| Feb 17, 2010
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.
| Mar 5, 2009
| 10:44 AM
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...
| Mar 16, 2009
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...
| Jul 7, 2010
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...
| Aug 19, 2010
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...
| Aug 19, 2010
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...
| Aug 25, 2010
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...
| Aug 29, 2010
| 7:00 PM
— 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...
| Sep 13, 2010
| 3:21 PM
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...
| Apr 15, 2010
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...
| Apr 22, 2010
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...