| Oct 25, 2012
| 1:17 AM
It can be a difficult disorder to diagnose, but can affect one in five children. During Dyslexia Awareness Month teachers and staff at one local school are helping educate parents about recognizing language learning disorders. Fortune Academy on the...
| May 22, 2012
| 12:44 PM
The woman accused of fatally shooting a local minister pleaded not guilty at her initial hearing Tuesday morning.
Fox59 spoke with 46-year-old Lori Barcroft’s mother, who opened up about what may have caused her daughter to allegedly kill...
| May 23, 2012
Elementary school students in Luling are pulling their resources together to help one of their classmates fight for his life. Vanessa Bolano has the story.
8-year-old Alex Oxford is back at Mimosa Park Elementary in Luling after weeks of being absent....
| Jun 18, 2012
| 8:32 AM
American children are taking fewer antibiotics now than 10 years ago, but prescriptions to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, have increased, according to a new report by the Food and Drug Administration.
FDA researchers analyzed...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 8:09 PM
ADHD is a problem with inattentiveness, over-activity, impulsivity, or a combination. For these problems to be diagnosed as ADHD, they must be out of the normal range for a child's age and development.
Causes ADHD is the most commonly diagnosed...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 2:22 PM
A Food and Drug Administration study says antibiotic use among kids dropped 14 percent from 2002 to 2010. According to researchers, doctors are being more judicious about ordering prescriptions, out of fear of antibiotic resistance.
At the same time that...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 12:48 PM
As kids watch their last few days of summer vacation slowly slip away, their parents are preparing them for a return to the classroom. Some kids can't wait to get back to school, where they can continue their studies and spend time with their friends....
| Jul 7, 2012
| 10:19 AM
As their 5-year-old daughter, Jacey, and her older sister, Natalie, 7, got in their starting positions for the 25-meter backstroke, their parents, Tiffany and Robert Regan, said they wished the circumstances were different.
Jacey, who was diagnosed...
| Apr 18, 2013
It’s FCAT week, as many of you know, and my son is in third grade. This is his first major standardized test, but he has been calm these few days and prepared each morning. He's even getting up early and getting ready without any prodding from...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 11:55 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Parents of preschoolers at risk for attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may first want to try behavior training before they put their children on medications, suggests a new analysis of past studies.
| Mar 3, 2013
| 9:09 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Nearly a third of people diagnosed as children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) still have the condition in adulthood, according to a large new study that also found they're more likely to develop other...
| Feb 27, 2013
Ten-year-old Francisco Steib rarely sits through an entire dinner at home. There's still food on everyone's plate when he starts to get fidgety and has to get up.
Francisco, a Lakeview resident who was diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity...