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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...
  • MMA fighter claws back from 'lowest point'

    MMA fighter claws back from 'lowest point'
    It's one thing for a mixed martial arts athlete to fight another person trying to knock him into next week. It's another to battle his opponent and depression at the same time. Former Bellator featherweight champ Pat Curran, who trains in Crystal Lake,...
  • Orioles LHP Troy Patton suspended 25 games without pay for amphetamine use

    Orioles LHP Troy Patton suspended 25 games without pay for amphetamine use
    Orioles left-hander Troy Patton said he took an Adderall pill four days before this past season ended as a temporary fix to improve focus and then was tested for banned substances the next day. On Friday, Major League Baseball announced that Patton...
  • Chris Brown depressed before violent meltdown, officials say

    Chris Brown depressed before violent meltdown, officials say
    Chris Brown has attention deficit disorder and suffered from depression earlier this year when a judge gave him another 1,000 hours of community labor, according to his latest probation report. The R&B singer, on probation for a 2009 felony assault on...
  • Orioles' Troy Patton won't pitch much -- if at all -- in spring training games

    Orioles' Troy Patton won't pitch much -- if at all -- in spring training games
    Left-handed relief pitcher Troy Patton said he’s not sure what his spring will be like, but he understands that getting him work is not a priority for the Orioles. “It’s going to be kind of interesting to see how Buck [Showalter]...
  • Federal agencies weigh in on Bay Area juvenile hall lawsuit

    SAN FRANCISCO -- The U.S. Departments of Justice and Education have weighed in on a federal lawsuit that alleges teens with disabilities were kept in solitary confinement for extended periods at Contra Costa County Juvenile Hall and denied legally...
  • Acetaminophen in pregnancy linked to ADHD in kids, study finds

    Acetaminophen in pregnancy linked to ADHD in kids, study finds
    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...
  • Chris Brown's probation revoked; he remains free in treatment program

    Chris Brown's probation revoked; he remains free in treatment program
    A judge revoked Chris Brown's felony probation in his 2009 conviction for assaulting Rihanna but chose to let him remain free after Brown showed progress during a stay in rehab. The R&B singer made a brief appearance Monday in a downtown Los Angeles...
  • Dark pigmentation in cat's mouth likely a harmless sign of aging

    Q: Tigger, my 13-year-old cat, now has black pigment just inside the lower part of his mouth. Also, there's a clump of hair on his back; it's like gum stuck there, but I know that's not the case. I tried to wash the area, but that didn't help. What's...
  • Laguna's anti-drug crusader

    Laguna's anti-drug crusader
    Garrett Burk wasn't about to sit idle if it meant one less person would reach for a powerful painkiller or other drug that wasn't medically necessary. The Laguna Beach High School senior and infielder on the baseball team wants others to know that...