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CDC Report Points to Missed Opportunity in ADHD Care - AAFP News

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CDC Report Points to Missed Opportunity in ADHD Care
AAFP News
May 25, 2016 01:50 pm Cindy Borgmeyer – More than 6 million children in the United States were reported by their parents to have been diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in 2011-2012, making it the most common ...
Can ADHD Appear for the First Time in Adulthood?Scientific American
You Can Have Adult ADHD And Not Know ItSELF
Study: More adults may have ADHD, don't know itKFVS
Wall Street Journal -VICE -Newsmax
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As early as first grade, children with severe obesity are more likely to be ostracized - Science Daily

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As early as first grade, children with severe obesity are more likely to be ostracized
Science Daily
Childhood obesity has almost quadrupled among 6- to 11-year-olds since 1980. Today, approximately one in 20 children in the United States is severely obese and this public health threat costs the U.S. government billions of dollars annually. A new ...
Obesity's Social Impact: Extremely Obese Children More Likely To Be Ostracized, Bullied By First GradeMedical Daily
Study says obesity can cause depression in kidsTheHealthSite
Obese Children Prone To Depression As They Are 'Least Preferred Playmates': StudyHuffington Post India

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7 things about vaccines and autism that the movie 'Vaxxed' won't tell you - Washington Post

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7 things about vaccines and autism that the movie 'Vaxxed' won't tell you
Washington Post
The central premise of the film is that the country's mandatory measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine — when given to children under age 2 — may be leading to an epidemic of autism diagnoses. It contains heartbreaking footage of happy, laughing ...
Are we really still talking about Wakefield's autism con?Philly.com (blog)
The Vaccine Autism LinkAge of Autism

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Neuroscientists illuminate role of autism-linked gene - MIT News

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Neuroscientists illuminate role of autism-linked gene
MIT News
Many genetic variants have been linked to autism, but only a handful are potent enough to induce the disorder on their own. Among these variants, mutations in a gene called Shank3 are among the most common, occurring in about 0.5 percent of people with ...

Lego toys are getting more violent, study says - Mashable

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Lego toys are getting more violent, study says
Mashable
When my son was six-years-old, my wife and I refused to give him toy guns. If one arrived as a gift, it was swiftly spirited away – so quickly that he barely noticed its absence. Instead, we bought him Legos... and he promptly built a gun. I was ...

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5 Ways to Talk to Children About The Mean-Spirited Presidential Campaign - Huffington Post

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5 Ways to Talk to Children About The Mean-Spirited Presidential Campaign
Huffington Post
The Presidential election is just six months away and even young children have started to notice that political campaigns are in full effect. Weather you feel the Bern, Stand With Hillary, or think Trump can Make America Great Again, your children have ...

Scientists studying babies' brains to learn about Autism - WSB Atlanta

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Scientists studying babies' brains to learn about Autism
WSB Atlanta
“(We are) trying to move that age of diagnosis even earlier, even within the first months of life, to treat autism, really, before the symptoms start to emerge so we can help development get back on course before the symptoms are fully developed ...

Repetitive TMS May Help Core Features of Autism - Medscape

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Repetitive TMS May Help Core Features of Autism
Medscape
BALTIMORE ― Evidence continues to accumulate that repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS), known to be successful in the treatment of refractory depression, can target and partially ameliorate core features of autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

Colors of autism spectrum described by researchers - Science Daily

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Colors of autism spectrum described by researchers
Science Daily
The new system, called the Autism Classification System of Functioning: Social Communication or ACSF:SC, provides a standardized and simplified way for clinicians, therapists, teachers, and parents to talk about a child's social communication abilities ...

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What It Means to Have ADD or ADHD - Daily Nexus

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What It Means to Have ADD or ADHD
Daily Nexus
What makes A.D.D./A.D.H.D. extra challenging is that many other mental health conditions can cause the same symptoms. Sleep deprivation, stress reaction, bereavement, depression and anxiety can all cause the exact same difficulties with concentration ...

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