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2 hrs ago | Cleveland Daily Banner
KEN BROWN sits with his dog Jethro at Stinnett Hill, a property that has been in his family for three generations.
Should states lower the drinking age to 18?
Should sexual orientation be a protected class (like race and gender) to prevent discrimination?
5 hrs ago | WallStreetInsanity
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration warns that stimulant drugs used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder may cause unwanted erections.
5 hrs ago | KLFY-TV Lafayette
University Hospital & Clinics is pleased to announce that outpatient pediatric services are returning to the UHC campus effective Monday, December 23. The Pediatric Clinic returns to the exact same location that had been previously closed by state budget cuts in June 2012.
6 hrs ago | WTEN-TV Albany
A new study has uncovered evidence that most cases of narcolepsy are caused by a misguided immune system attack -- something that has been long suspected but unproven.
8 hrs ago | Live Science
Melatonin is a hormone produced naturally by the pineal gland in response to darkness.
Thelma Hernandez, 54, left, holds her 6-month-old granddaughter, BellaJewel Reyes-Wojnarski, as Alexandra Garcia, 8; mother Shelley Reyes-Wojnarski, 24; Samantha Garcia, 6; AidenHector Reyes-Wojnarski, 2; and John Garcia, 4, do paperwork.
Monitoring the Future Study , an annual survey tracking teen drug abuse among eighth-, 10th- and 12th- graders, shows an increase in the abuse of the prescription medicine Adderall among high school seniors in the U.S. over the past few years.
Staff Report LAHORE: A delegation of the Foundation for Rehabilitation and Education of Slow Children on Wednesday called on Punjab Governor Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar and briefed him on the efforts made for education and rehabilitation of slow children.
Most learning disabilities manifest when a child nears school age. Some may show earlier, like some speech/language delays, which may later be diagnosed as an auditory processing or other language related learning disability.
In rare cases, Ritalin and some other drugs used to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder can cause long-lasting and sometimes painful erections, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday.
NIH's 2013 Monitoring the Future Survey shows high rates of marijuana use; decreases in abuse of pain relievers and synthetic drugs The percentage of high-schoolers who see great risk from being regular marijuana users has dropped dramatically in the past 10 years, according to this year's Monitoring the Future survey, which measures drug use and ... (more)
It observed that American children were taking psychotropic drugs at record rates; that some doctors and other experts believed methylphenidate was being over-prescribed; that the disorder for which it and related stimulants were given - Attention Deficit Disorder/Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder - included a uniquely protean symptoms ... (more)
Trainee teacher Jenna Clare, 29, was horrified when her daughter Elise began habitually biting down on her own arm so forcefully that she drew blood.
New York Times reporter Alan Schwarz, who for the last year or two has been wondering what's up with all the speed kids are taking these days, has a long article in Sunday's paper on "The Selling of Attention Deficit Disorder."
Every once in a while a brilliant investigative journalist can get us back on track when we have been led badly astray.
This blog was initially published elsewhere in response to an October article, but the Times published yet another ADHD skewed article this weekend and nothing has changed ... The first mother to arrive at my office last Tuesday brought me a copy of the latest New York Times article regarding ADHD .
There is a significant difference between a "response" and a "reaction." At first glance, the difference between the two may seem hardly worth mentioning.