| Oct 28, 2010
Q: I'm looking for a pediatrician's opinion on the importance or risks of immunizing infants. I've done online research and found that not immunizing your child can result in a higher risk of getting measles, rubella, chicken pox, pertussis, etc. I've...
| Nov 30, 2010
| 9:52 AM
Before- and after-school care is available at a number of facilities, both on and off public school campuses. Check with nearby churches and synagogues, youth and recreation centers and children's activity programs and clubs. You also...
| Jul 7, 2010
We've all heard the jokes and the ribbing about someone with a short attention span. "Dude, you must have ADD." But in reality, it's no joking matter. Between 4 to 6 percent of the U.S. population, or 8 to 9 million adults, have Attention Deficit...
| Jan 14, 2011
The feedback has been flooding in about our story on Robyn O'Brien, author and founder of allergykids.com. Our readers seem to agree that allergies to dyes or preservatives among kids are on the rise. Here are some of the ways they've eliminated the...
| Jan 19, 2011
Do you, or someone you know, have a substance abuse or dependence issue? Does it affect professional, personal or emotional lives? Substance abuse is the self-medicating of other issues.
I do not believe people become addicts by chance. Drugs and...
| Jan 27, 2011
Savannah Johnson is studying to be a nurse--she also takes medicine for attention deficit disorder.
About a month ago she began jump starting her morning with a canned energy drink--it didn't take long before her medicine--Adderol stopped working--and...
| Aug 18, 2010
Suspicion has long existed that maybe a significant percentage of kids diagnosed with attention-deficit disorder or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder were really just livelier than was warranted for a classroom environment. Or, rather, immature....
| Aug 19, 2010
A growing body of evidence is suggesting that exposure to organophosphate pesticides is a prime cause of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, ADHD. The findings are considered plausible to many experts because the pesticides are designed to attack...
| Aug 19, 2010
20-year old Leah Bowyer is concentrating better these days and that's a welcomed relief for the University of Texas at Dallas junior.
Se said as a youngster she was diagnosed with ADHD and she's felt it on the soccer field and in the classroom ever...
| Aug 20, 2010
| 2:06 PM
Are LiLo's problems due to one bad diagnosis?
Lindsay Lohan's erratic behavior, which lead to her court-ordered stint in rehab, may have been caused by a drug she was prescribed to treat a disorder she doesn't have.
According to TMZ, sources at the UCLA...
| Aug 25, 2010
Roughly 9 million American adults (4.1% to 4.4% of the population) are thought to suffer from attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). And even among those who have been diagnosed and medicated for the condition, life can be a continuing cycle...
| Sep 7, 2010
UPDATE (9/7/10): Authorities say Christopher Lawrence was picked-up by a state trooper during a traffic stop over the weekend.
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The Pierce County Sheriff's Department says one of our top fugitives isn't...