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  • ‘Power Rangers Samurai’: Green Ranger comes from Winter Springs

     
    A background in dance comes in handy in executing the stunts. "Sometimes we're taught a fight scene in an hour, then we film," David says. "Dancing has put my mind at ease and helped me pick up choreography quickly."...
  • 5 Things It's Good To Know: ADHD & Substance Abuse, Indian Citizenship, Cyberbullying, Pyramid Scheme...

    5 Things It's Good To Know: ADHD & Substance Abuse, Indian Citizenship, Cyberbullying, Pyramid Scheme...
    1. New Pyramind Scheme: Pyramid tossed, dinner plate is new U.S. meals plan The pyramid guide to healthy eating that many Americans grew up with has been scrapped, and in its place the Obama administration is serving a dinner plate icon sliced up by...
  • ADHD is more struggle than it is 'gift'

    The beautiful thing about the Internet is this: It makes this big blue marble really a small world after all. It allows us to peer over the virtual fence into our global cousins' backyards. And in doing so, we discover we're more alike than not. I...
  • Vaccinating your child makes sense

    Vaccinating your child makes sense
    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...
  • Education

    After-school Care 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...
  • Healthchat: Kids and attention deficit disorder

    If you missed my most recent health chat on children and attention deficit disorder, here's the link to the transcipt. My experts fielded a range of questions, including the one below: Q: Why don't we hear more about the connection between learning...
  • Secondhand smoke linked to learning disabilities in kids

    Secondhand smoke linked to learning disabilities in kids
    Here’s another reason not to light up around little ones: Not only are children who are surrounded by secondhand smoke at greater risk for asthma and other health problems, but they may be more likely to have attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder...
  • Second Hand Smoke

    Second Hand Smoke
    We all know that smoking is bad for you, and secondhand smoke can be worse and as if we needed a study to tell us, we now know it's even worse for kids. The surgeon general has already said there is no safe amount of secondhand smoke. For kids it can...
  • Proposed state budget bill could cut Medicaid prescriptions

    Proposed state budget bill could cut Medicaid prescriptions
    Children with attention deficit disorder and adults struggling from depression or mental illness – these are the Hoosiers who could be hurt by a plan to cut Indiana Medicaid costs. A state budget bill would save the state roughly $7 million a year...
  • Faith and Life: Collaboration is good for us

    Collaboration. What does that word mean, exactly? One definition is “to work together on a common enterprise or project.” I was at a conference this past weekend put on by Harvard University on Attention Deficit Disorder. We sat for hours...
  • Mental Health Therapy: Drugs or no Drugs?

    Mental Health Therapy: Drugs or no Drugs?
    Monica Dodge is treating her attention deficit disorder by listening to her own brain-waves at work. She's had ADD since high school and by the time she got to college she was taking 40 milligrams of meds--they helped--but at a price. "It made it...