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Top ADHD Articles

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  • What to do when relatives tease your child

    What would you do if your own relatives teased your child or talked with others about his or her 'bad behavior'? Let's throw another log on the fire, just in case you're not already ticked off. Let's say your child, like mine, has learning...
  • Mayo Clinic Medical Edge: Children diagnosed with ADHD may continue to have symptoms into adulthood

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Our son was diagnosed at the age of 9 with ADHD. He's now 13 and doing well but is still on medication. Will he need to continue taking the medication until adulthood, or do children usually outgrow the condition as they mature? ANSWER:...
  • 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...
  • Brain wave device to help detect ADHD approved

    Brain wave device to help detect ADHD approved
    Federal regulators Monday approved a device that analyzes brain activity to help confirm a diagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, which affects an estimated 3% to 7% of school-age children nationwide. The device, essentially...
  • ADHD, texting and driving: A deadly mix

    When it comes to driving, teenagers have a lot of factors working against them: inexperience, impulsiveness, the challenge of navigating their complex social and emotional lives and the road at the same time. Add to that the compulsion to text friends and...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Noah's Ark Academic Tutoring celebrates 16th anniversary

    Noah's Ark Academic Tutoring, Inc. in Jarrettsville celebrated its 16th business anniversary on June 1. The tutoring establishment was founded by and continues to be operated by Michelle L. Hoppe of Norrisville. Academic tutoring services are...
  • Fox takes on ambitious experiment with Animation Domination High-Def

    Fox takes on ambitious experiment with Animation Domination High-Def
    Veteran character actor Jack McGee, known for his stints on "NYPD Blue" and "Rescue Me," is in a shoe-box-sized room gobbling like a turkey — to the immense pleasure of four grown men. "Sound a little more defeated," the writers and producers...
  • Notes from a musical nonprofit

    Notes from a musical nonprofit
    Can harmonies help kids learn history? Can rhymes reinforce reading skills? Local educator and La CaƱada resident Tim Griffin seems to think so. A longtime Los Angeles Unified School District teacher with a proclivity for music, Griffin regularly wove...