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CDC warns that Americans may be overmedicating youngest children with ADHD - Washington Post


Washington Post

CDC warns that Americans may be overmedicating youngest children with ADHD
Washington Post
U.S. health officials are urging parents of preschoolers with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) to try behavior therapy first before trying drugs — and they're calling on insurers to cover the treatments. The concern comes from new ...
CDC Encourages Behavior Therapy for Preschoolers with ADHDU.S. News & World Report
5 things every parent needs to know about ADHDToday.com
Best Treatment for Preschoolers with ADHD Is Not Meds, CDC UrgesLive Science
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CDC: Too Many ADHD Kids Get Drugs First - MedPage Today


CDC: Too Many ADHD Kids Get Drugs First
MedPage Today
Three-quarters of young children diagnosed with attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are on drug therapies, despite recommendations that behavioral therapy should be the primary treatment in this age group, the CDC said in a new Vital Signs ...

Increasing number of U.S. children living with asthma, ADHD - Bel Marra Health


Bel Marra Health

Increasing number of U.S. children living with asthma, ADHD
Bel Marra Health
The new study also revealed that children living in poverty with asthma and ADHD were twice as likely to have another chronic illness, including developmental delays, autism, depression, anxiety, behavioral or conduct issues, speech and language ...

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Origin of synaptic pruning process linked to learning, autism and schizophrenia identified - Science Daily


Origin of synaptic pruning process linked to learning, autism and schizophrenia identified
Science Daily
Synaptic pruning is believed to remove unnecessary synaptic connections to make room for relevant new memories, but because it is disrupted in diseases such as autism and schizophrenia, there has recently been widespread interest in the subject.

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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Pipeline Review 2016 Industry Analysis, Market Size and Analysis 2020 - Medgadget.com (blog)


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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Pipeline Review 2016 Industry Analysis, Market Size and Analysis 2020
Medgadget.com (blog)
“Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Worldwide 2016 Clinical Trials Review, H2″ includes an complete overview of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) scenario. This Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) report provides ...
Psychotherapist to address ADHD in free program in BurlingtonJournal Times

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Children with ADHD may benefit from following healthy behaviors, new study suggests - Science Daily


Children with ADHD may benefit from following healthy behaviors, new study suggests
Science Daily
"Many parents of children diagnosed with ADHD do not want their children on medication," said Kathleen Holton, lead study author and assistant professor in American University's Department of Health Studies and member of AU's Center for Behavioral ...
Asthma, ADHD significantly increased among impoverished childrenHealio

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Common responses to autism disclosure - Winnipeg Free Press


Winnipeg Free Press

Common responses to autism disclosure
Winnipeg Free Press
I'm not entirely sure why I write about my personal experiences parenting a child with autism for the mainstream media. Mostly, I hope my own experiences may help someone else on their autism journey — and they won't stumble through as I have done in ...

Kids with autism who wander pose increasing worry - Herald & Review


Medical Daily

Kids with autism who wander pose increasing worry
Herald & Review
In January 2014, the body of autistic teen Avonte Oquendo was found on the stony banks of the East River following an intense search that had lasted months. The boy, 14, escaped in October 2013 from his Long Island City school, slipping past several ...
Children are diagnosed with autism at younger ages since push for universal screeningScience Daily
Kids With Autism Who Wander: Largest Study To Date Reveals Prevalence And Dangers Of Popular BehaviorMedical Daily
Autism Diagnosed at Younger AgesHealthDay
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Reach out to those affected by autism - Daily Herald


Daily Herald

Reach out to those affected by autism
Daily Herald
Though autism research has come a long way in the past 20 years, experts on the subject will still tell you the autism brain is puzzling. Orchestrating all the right pieces of services that aid a person struggling with autism is a puzzle in itself ...
First Annual Autism Awareness Street Festival in Jersey City underway (PHOTOS)NJ.com
Autism schoolCT Post
Toms River Schools Commemorate Autism Awareness MonthPatch.com
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Children In Poverty More Likely To Suffer From Asthma, ADHD, And Other Chronic Health Conditions - Medical Daily


Medical Daily

Children In Poverty More Likely To Suffer From Asthma, ADHD, And Other Chronic Health Conditions
Medical Daily
The study found that asthma and attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), in particular, had especially high rates among children in poverty. And kids with asthma and/or ADHD were about twice as likely to have another chronic condition, like ...

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