| Jun 28, 2012
| 2:00 PM
In the past six years, 60 percent of all overdose deaths of Harford County residents were due to prescription drugs, and in 2010, 80 percent of total drug or alcohol related overdose deaths for Harford residents were related to prescription drugs.
| Nov 15, 2011
| 1:46 PM
With the child sex-abuse scandal at Penn State continuing to play out, Maryland Sen. Nancy Jacobs, who represents Harford County, wants to institute a criminal penalty in Maryland for those who are required to report child abuse and fail to do so.
| Jun 23, 2012
| 3:05 PM
At 4 years old, Imani Frederick couldn't recognize colors. Even a year later, he couldn't form complete sentences and struggled to count to 10. When he was 6, a neuropsychologist observed the fidgety, easily frustrated boy and diagnosed attention...
| Aug 3, 2008
Michael Phelps was 15 years old the day he returned home to Rodgers Forge from his first Olympic Games in 2000. He had finished 5th in the 200-meter butterfly in Sydney, Australia, even though he was mostly ears and arms at that point, and it seemed as...
| Jan 28, 2009
Mixing subjects linked to sports, society and business, Olympic champions Michael Phelps and Carl Lewis appeared at an economic gathering yesterday to promote sports in Saudi Arabia.
From questions about Phelps' struggles with attention deficit...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 3:40 PM
A child born to a father 45 or older is three and a half times more likely to be diagnosed with autism, more than 13 times more likely to have attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and almost 25 times more likely to suffer from bipolar...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 3:41 PM
"The ADHD Explosion: Myths, Medication, Money and Today's Push for Performance," released this week by Oxford University Press, chronicles the steep increase in ADHD diagnoses in the United States over the last two decades. The new book offers provocative...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 8:09 PM
Pregnant women have long been assured that acetaminophen can treat their aches, pains and fevers without bringing harm to the babies they carry. Now researchers say they have found a strong link between prenatal use of the medication and cases of...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 12:30 PM
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Our son was diagnosed at the age of 9 with ADHD. He's now 13 and doing well but is still on medication. Will he need to continue taking the medication until adulthood, or do children usually outgrow the condition as they mature?
| Jan 23, 2014
| 3:01 PM
According to a recent report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one in every 10 American children over the age of three has been diagnosed with ADHD. Before turning 18, nearly 14 percent of children will have been diagnosed. Most...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 9:01 PM
Nearly 1 in 5 U.S. soldiers had a common mental illness, such as depression, panic disorder or ADHD, before enlisting in the Army, according to a new study that raises questions about the military's assessment and screening of recruits.
More than 8%...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 4:41 AM
Darien mom, Candice Hughes, has launched a campaign on Indiegogo to make her idea a reality. This neuroscientist and entrepreneur has developed a video game for teens and tweens with ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder).
The game is...