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Top ADHD Articles

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  • 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...
  • Only a few other mammals - besides reindeer - can fly

    Q: I was thinking about flying reindeer. Of course, I don't believe reindeer can fly, but do any other animals fly aside from birds? -- P.P., Little Rock, AK A: Bats are the only mammals that actually fly. There are several species which glide, such as...
  • Hiperactividad: Lo que los padres deben saber

    Hiperactividad: Lo que los padres deben saber
    Es una lástima que cada vez más niños en Estados Unidos estén siendo diagnosticados con el Transtorno por el Déficit de Atención e Hiperactividad (TDAH o conocido como ADHD, por sus siglas en inglés). Hay mucha polémica en torno a esto y es porque el...
  • Fox's ADHD Wants You to Experience 2013 in One Minute

    Missed 2013 in its entirety? Fox's Animation Domination Hi-Def (ADHD) has you covered with a very thorough review of our year in news and pop culture. In a minute-long trippy video, ADHD takes you through the past 12 months by covering everything from...
  • Re-open debate about ADHD rates

    According to a recent report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one in every 10 American children over the age of three has been diagnosed with ADHD. Before turning 18, nearly 14 percent of children will have been diagnosed. Most...
  • Veteran caught with explosives will get therapy

    A 23-year-old former Marine pleaded guilty Friday to bringing a nonlethal grenade and other explosives equipment onto a plane at John Wayne Airport. Gregory Salyer of Kentucky caused a brief evacuation from one of the airport's terminals in August...
  • Counseling hasn't helped my hyper five-year-old

     
    Q: I have a very hyperactive 5-year-old who is out of control. We tried counseling but it didn't help him at all. What can we do now? We are at our wits' end. A: What do you mean when you say your child is hyperactive, asks the Help for Families panel. &#...
  • Ellicott City

    ADHD support Support group for families and friends of persons suffering from Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, at the Ellicott City Senior Center, 9401 Frederick Road. Information: 410-313-1400. Youth basketball...
  • Ex-Superintendent: Mental Disorders Can Be Strengths

    When I was superintendent of schools in Groton, I would often have heart-to-heart talks with young people diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD. Too often, our educational systems give these students the impression they can't...
  • Around Town: Deadheads, the Internet and brain chemistry

    After a photographer caught him playing iPhone poker during a Senate committee hearing on Syria, Sen John McCain (R-Arizona) tried to pass the incident off as a joke. “Scandal! Caught playing iPhone game at 3+ hour Senate hearing — Worst of...
  • Film Review: 'Free the Mind'

    "Free the Mind" is an elegant if somewhat overlong docu about the pioneering work of U. of Wisconsin psychologist Richard Davidson, who employs techniques of yoga and mediation along with the findings of neuroscience to help patients with ADHD and PTSD...