| Jul 24, 2013
| 4:12 PM
Can harmonies help kids learn history? Can rhymes reinforce reading skills? Local educator and La Caņada resident Tim Griffin seems to think so.
A longtime Los Angeles Unified School District teacher with a proclivity for music, Griffin regularly wove...
| Jul 3, 2013
Six to seven years in the making, Imperial County Behavioral Health Services is ready to move forward with changes to how it targets and treats mental illness in the community.
The county Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a reorganization...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 2:10 PM
This post has been corrected. See note at bottom.
Subtle surface deformities in a deep brain region vital for movement and learning have been linked to risks for attention deficit and other disorders among premature infants, according to a new study....
| Jul 1, 2013
| 6:14 PM
If you are conscious and making sense of the world, you have your dorsolateral prefrontal cortex to thank. Same, if you can remember a string of numbers long enough to walk into the next room and punch them into a telephone keypad. To visualize a goal and...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 10:06 AM
I'm not exactly sure why maybe it's because of my carefully tracked reading habits? Then again, maybe it's because of the specific types of credit cards that I have, a much more likely scenario. But either way, I have been receiving unsolicited, unpaid...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 2:30 AM
IS MERS ON THE LOOSE?
There are signs that the new coronavirus that emerged in the Arabian peninsula last year is spreading among people who have had no known contact with an infected source.
Ron Fouchier, of Erasmus Medical Center in Rotterdam, the...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 4:23 PM
Good Wednesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. We're running a little late this morning, so we'll just dive right into a quick round- up of the day's political headlines. Think of this of the ADHD version of Capitol Ideas, which already has......
| Apr 29, 2013
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April 29, 2013
Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...
| May 17, 2013
| 1:55 PM
Go to a busy street in your community and count the next 25 adolescents who walk, bike, skateboard, stroll or saunter past. Odds are that two of those 25 kids (8.3% to be exact) would own up to having experienced 14 or more days in the last month that...
| Mar 16, 2013
| 4:25 PM
Latrice lifts the sleeve of her gray sweatshirt to reveal small, dark lines — scars from slicing her forearm over and over to drown out pain from years of sexual abuse. She says she was an alcoholic, dropped out of school in the eighth grade and got...
| Mar 3, 2013
| 9:09 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Nearly a third of people diagnosed as children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) still have the condition in adulthood, according to a large new study that also found they're more likely to develop other...
| Feb 27, 2013
Ten-year-old Francisco Steib rarely sits through an entire dinner at home. There's still food on everyone's plate when he starts to get fidgety and has to get up.
Francisco, a Lakeview resident who was diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity...