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  • ADHD (mis)diagnosis could be related to age

     
    The age of a child compared to his or her peers could lead to a misdiagnosis of ADHD, according to researchers at North Carolina State University. “We believe that younger children may be mistakenly diagnosed as having ADHD, when in fact they are...
  • May 14 - Author Kenneth Kaye

    Title: Trust Me: Helping our Young Adults Financially Authors: Kenneth Kaye, Ph.D. (family psychologist) [book written with son, Nick, not present in this interview] Quotes: "We don't have to grit our teeth and shut our mouths as our sons and...
  • 'I always want to do better,' Phelps says at economics forum in Saudi Arabia

    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...
  • Specialty Camps

    SPECIALTY CAMPS BEREAVEMENT CAMP CORAL www.hospicecareflorida.org A weekend camp for children ages 6-13 to assist children with grief and dealing with the death of a loved one. Open to residents of Miami-Dade, Broward and Monroe counties. 800-372-...
  • Phelps' voyage

    Phelps' voyage
    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...
  • Internet addiction: a 21st century epidemic with some more at risk than others?

     
    Psychiatrists struggling to draft a new manual to diagnose mental illness haven't agreed it's a mental illness yet. But mental health professionals are already gauging, parsing and analyzing Internet addiction, which bears all the hallmarks of addictive...
  • The mind unchecked: Is a toddler's lack of self-control key to early learning?

     
    Anyone who's seen a young toddler "at work" can tell that her learning style is a study in chaos. She moves from banging pots and pans to tormenting the cat to demanding food to bursting into tears when she can't......
  • Kids and drugs: Worrisome signs, here and on the horizon

     
    The federal government's annual report of kids' alcohol and drug abuse and attitudes about that abuse seems reassuring enough: Compared with that of recent years, marijuana use is down, use of hallucinogens is way down and use of methamphetamine is......
  • Pencils, pens, meds

    Back-to-school season is in full swing. Time to pick out a backpack, sneakers and a stimulant medication for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder. Nearly 2 million children in the United States are diagnosed with ADHD, which is marked by poor...
  • Does adult health differ when you're conceived in a dish?

     
    Considering that children have been born using in vitro fertilization for about three decades, it's reassuring to learn that they are healthy and well-adjusted people. That is the conclusion of a study published Wednesday in the journal Fertility and...
  • Pesticides on kid-friendly foods linked to ADHD

     
    I feed my daughter plenty of healthy foods: fresh berries, raw carrots and whole grains. Because I know if I don't, she'll be a wild monkey. Avery's one of those “busy” kids, you see … and I've discovered that even a whiff of high-...