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3 hrs ago | Edutopia

Planning the Best Curriculum Unit Ever

The public believes, incorrectly, that classroom instruction is as natural as showing your child how fish or helping a nephew play Ms.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

7 hrs ago | WBNS

Parents, Schools Debate Medicating Children For ADHD

In August, kids will head back to school, and some will start to take drugs for ADHD - Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.


Related Topix: Health, Family, Kids

8 hrs ago | Digital Game Developer

C8 Schools Offers No-Cost Webinar to Help Teachers Improve Executive...

Connecticut-based C8 Sciences, developers and marketers of neuroscience-based cognitive assessment and development products including the game-changing ACTIVATE program, has announced a no-cost webinar through its C8 Schools to help teachers improve executive function skills in students with ADHD .


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Computers, Yale University

13 hrs ago | New York Daily News

Movie reviews: 'Louder Than Words,' 'Rich Hill'

This drama about a family coping with the illness and death of their youngest member is well-meaning but uninvolving.


Related Topix: Rich Hill, MO, Medicine, Health, Movies, Entertainment

17 hrs ago | Northern Life

Column: Time to start the conversation

According to Health Canada, one in five Canadians will experience a mental illness in their lifetime.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

20 hrs ago | Science Daily

Ablation increases survival for adults with atrial fibrillation

Easing heart palpitations is one benefit of catheter ablation. A longer life span is another.


Related Topix: Heart Attack, Health, Heart Failure

Yesterday | The Newark Star-Ledger

Teens with Tourette poised to shape life changing pilot program at...

Twenty-three teens are getting ready to make history on Aug. 1. They are the first class of the Tim Howard NJCTS Leadership Academy and with that honor comes the responsibility of steering the program to best serve their peers in the Tourette Syndrome community.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh, Medicine, Health, Family, Kids, New Jersey, Rutgers University

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Post Surgical Depression and Anxiety: How acupuncture and Chinese herbs can help

Depression , anxiety, and symptoms of ADHD are the last thing that most patients thing they are going to face after a surgical procedure, especially those involving general anesthesia, but a surprising number of people face exactly that.


Related Topix: Depression, Health, Medicine, Acupuncture

Psychology Today

ADHD and Relationships: The Other Partner

In self-help resources on adult ADHD , we usually focus on the people who have ADHD, and their struggles and experiences.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Huntington Beach Independent

Lucky in love - with trash

The mere thought of going for a walk with his father around their neighborhood to pick up trash puts a big smile on the 9-year-old's face and gives him the giggles.


Related Topix: Huntington Beach, CA, Medicine, Health


Adults with ADHD: Tips for Juggling Life in Today's Frenetic World

We live in a wired, fast-paced world. We're constantly plugged in - checking email and social media sites from all of our devices.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Family, Kids

Medical Daily

Tonsillectomy For Sleep Apnea Increases Adolescents' Risk For Weight Gain

An imbalance in hormones and a new metabolic shift could lead some kids to gain weight after relieving their sleep apnea.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, Health


Parenting Skills Improve in ADHD Parents with Medication

Parenting skills of adults with ADHD improve when their ADHD is treated with medication, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Family, Parenting, Penn State College of Medicine

Sys-Con Media

Give Meals a Nutrient Boost

By definition, superfoods are calorie sparse and packed with beneficial nutrients that add health and flavor to meals.


Related Topix: Medicine, Nutrition, Life, Food, Dieting, Health, Vitamin C, Supplement, Recipes

Tue Jul 29, 2014


Full Commentary

All children and adolescents act out occasionally, but some consistently behave in very aggressive ways.


Related Topix: Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Family, Medicine, Psychiatry, Health

Will TNVA Be Able to Keep Its Students?

Tomorrow, the Union County School Board will hold an emergency meeting to vote on the fate of the 626 students who legally enrolled in the Tennessee Virtual Academy for the first time for the 2014-2015 school year.


Related Topix: Union County, TN, Social Software, Startups, Facebook, Education Etc., Medicine, Health


Autism Research: The MIND Institute seeks game oriented study participants

The UC Davis MIND Institute is seeking participants for a study examining the benefits of a computer-based, game-oriented training program for enhancing working memory in children and adolescents with autism and fragile X syndrome.


Related Topix: Health, Autism, Medicine


Shire Announces Award Recipients For 2014 Michael Yasick ADHD Scholarship

Shire plc announces the recipients of its 2014 Michael Yasick ADHD Scholarship. The program is for individuals in the United States diagnosed with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder who are pursuing higher education at a college, vocational school, or technical school.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Biotech, Shire plc, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Pennsylvania


NT govt focusing on pregnant drinkers

High-flying career women in the inner city and Aboriginal women living in remote communities are both looking down the barrel of the same gun: the risk of having babies with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder .


Related Topix: Australia, World News, Medicine, Health

Mon Jul 28, 2014

South China Morning Post

Relationships: put yourself in your child's shoes to understand bad behaviour

My stepson is coming to live with us this summer. I have been married to his mother for five years and we have a six-year-old daughter.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Anger Management, Family, Parenting