| Jun 15, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Gov. Dennis Daugaard has joined with states nationwide to proclaim June as Great Outdoors Month.
In the proclamation, Gov. Daugaard states that a connection with nature is an essential component of our physical well-being - time outside combats...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 8:32 AM
American children are taking fewer antibiotics now than 10 years ago, but prescriptions to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, have increased, according to a new report by the Food and Drug Administration.
FDA researchers analyzed...
| Aug 26, 2012
| 2:22 PM
Christina Hammer-Atkins remembers school often being boring.
So as a teacher, she strives to have engaging and exciting lessons for her students.
“I teach for a variety of reasons. One is I hated school as a kid. That’s something that a...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 8:09 PM
ADHD is a problem with inattentiveness, over-activity, impulsivity, or a combination. For these problems to be diagnosed as ADHD, they must be out of the normal range for a child's age and development.
Causes ADHD is the most commonly diagnosed...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 2:22 PM
A Food and Drug Administration study says antibiotic use among kids dropped 14 percent from 2002 to 2010. According to researchers, doctors are being more judicious about ordering prescriptions, out of fear of antibiotic resistance.
At the same time that...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 12:48 PM
As kids watch their last few days of summer vacation slowly slip away, their parents are preparing them for a return to the classroom. Some kids can't wait to get back to school, where they can continue their studies and spend time with their friends....
| Jul 7, 2012
| 10:19 AM
As their 5-year-old daughter, Jacey, and her older sister, Natalie, 7, got in their starting positions for the 25-meter backstroke, their parents, Tiffany and Robert Regan, said they wished the circumstances were different.
Jacey, who was diagnosed...
| May 17, 2011
| 11:02 PM
Children taking stimulant medications to quell symptoms of attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have a very low risk of suffering heart attack, stroke or sudden, unexplained death, and the probability that they will suffer such a crisis ...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 4:41 PM
The brains of experienced meditators appear to be fitter, more disciplined and more "on task" than do the brains of those trying out meditation for the first time. And the differences between the two groups are evident not only during meditation, when...
| Oct 18, 2010
It's unbearable to wear clothing with tags. It's impossible to use scissors, no matter how many times you try. All mushy or soft foods are unbearable - not because of the flavor, but the consistency.
Depending on whom you ask, it's either common...
| Aug 19, 2011
| 4:23 PM
If you find that your son is inattentive, impulsive or just "hyper," perhaps he has Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. If so, he's not alone. ADHD is one of the most commonly diagnosed mental health disorders and is increasing in prevalence,...