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  • CT Mom Builds Video Game To Combat ADHD

    CT Mom Builds Video Game To Combat ADHD
    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...
  • Tylenol during Pregnancy Linked to Higher Risk of ADHD

    Tylenol during Pregnancy Linked to Higher Risk of ADHD
    For both of my pregnancies, I got headaches. There didn't seem to be any specific triggers for me, they just popped up randomly, and with a vengeance. I asked my OB/GYN what I could take, and they ok'ed Tylenol for me.  Frankly, I don't know what I...
  • Bulldog Face: The Next Modern Health Crisis?

    Sometimes it feels as if I've been asleep for five years and know nothing. Our faces are becoming more like a bulldog? Is that right? Is Bulldog-Face the Next Modern Epidemic? 2 Doctors Say Unrecognized Airway/Breathing Issues are Prompting Facial...
  • Review: 'Life, Animated' by Ron Suskind

    Review: 'Life, Animated' by Ron Suskind
    Ron Suskind's "Life, Animated" is an extraordinary saga of an exceptional boy from a remarkable family and their compelling journey through autism. How much more it is will likely depend on the reader. Those looking for a smart, well-written, deeply...
  • Conservatives vs. liberals in the cultural war

    Conservatives vs. liberals in the cultural war
    The "culture wars" have been a feature of American politics for almost a century, but recently a number of commentators have declared their end. Conservatives have lost, swept aside by a wave of enthusiasm for marriage equality and sexualized mass...
  • Medical marijuana referendum supporters mobilize

    Medical marijuana referendum supporters mobilize
    One of the hottest political campaigns of 2014 will kick into high gear this weekend as proponents of legalizing medical marijuana mobilize for a day of political organizing. From locations in Fort Lauderdale, West Delray and 11 other communities, they'...
  • Review: 'Kid Cannabis' shows high and low life of a pot dealer

     Review: 'Kid Cannabis' shows high and low life of a pot dealer
    Another get-rich-quick scheme goes awry in the energetic and involving "Kid Cannabis," based on the true story of young Nate Norman, who briefly was a kind of Jordan Belfort of weed. The film, which begins in 2005, finds high school dropout and pizza-...
  • Columnist Wrong About Video Game Addiction

    Columnist John Rosemond's recent article "Helping Teen Boys With Video-Game Addictions" [April 9, Living"] included unfounded assertions about video games and inaccurately portrayed the research surrounding game play. First and foremost, comparing video...
  • Phoebus park project bill jumps

    On April 9, the Hampton City Council agreed to earmark an additional $72,000 toward a park and living shoreline project along Mill Creek in Phoebus. The city had awarded an $89,765 contract to Wolf Contractors in 2013 to remove debris along a...
  • Columbia Election Candidate: Alan Klein

    This is one in a series of submitted candidate profiles for the Columbia Association Elections.  The Columbia Association will hold elections on Saturday, April 26. During the elections, Columbia residents who pay the Columbia Association assessed fee...
  • Some new Facebook friends may signal relationship troubles

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People who add new romantic interests to their Facebook "friends" list while in a romantic relationship tend to have a lower level of commitment to their current mate, a recent study finds. The fact of having old flames on...