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Sibling bonds inspire next generation of autism researchers - Spectrum

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Sibling bonds inspire next generation of autism researchers
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Having a personal connection to autism can stoke a lifelong curiosity about the condition, as well as a determination to uncover its roots or develop new treatments. It can also make scientists more aware of the challenges that autism families face ...

New study explores impact of infant feeding practices on childhood obesity risk - News-Medical.net

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New study explores impact of infant feeding practices on childhood obesity risk
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Does the timing of introducing solid foods to the infant diet affect a child's risk of being obese by 6 years of age? A new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) analyzed data on infant feeding practices, with a 6-year follow ...

Stop drugging ADHD kids — and start teaching them to use their gifts - New York Post

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Stop drugging ADHD kids — and start teaching them to use their gifts
New York Post
This year, Americans will spend more than $8 billion on members of the stimulant family, in a desperate attempt to keep squirmy school kids with ADHD glued to their chairs — or sometimes, even their kindergarten rugs. But what if, in an effort to get ...

CDC: Age at first solid foods has no effect on childhood obesity - UPI.com

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CDC: Age at first solid foods has no effect on childhood obesity
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"Given the conflicting findings from previous research about whether the early introduction of solid foods increased the chances of a child becoming obese, this important large-sample long-term study from the CDC raises this key question anew," Dr. Tom ...

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Managing ADHD: Mistakes - Castanet.net

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Managing ADHD: Mistakes
Castanet.net
Many people are not willing to accept they have ADHD. There are also a lot of misconceptions floating around about what the disorder is and what it isn't. For this reason, it is important to receive your medical opinion from a professional trained in ...

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ADHD Goes to College - Huffington Post

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ADHD Goes to College
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It's spring and senior year of high school is wrapping up. Many students are discovering where they are going to college. Planning for freshman year and what it means to live on their own with ADHD is probably the last thing a graduating senior wants ...

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Study looks at ADHD-like symptoms and technology use - The Charlottesville Newsplex

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Study looks at ADHD-like symptoms and technology use
The Charlottesville Newsplex
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (NEWSPLEX) -- A new study of college students shows the increasingly pervasive use of digital technology may be causing Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder-like symptoms among the general population. The study was a ...
Phone notifications cause 'ADHD-like symptoms'Wired.co.uk
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A Study Asks: Too Much Folic Acid a Cause of Autism? - ABC News

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A Study Asks: Too Much Folic Acid a Cause of Autism?
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But a new study suggests it may be possible to get too much of a good thing — very high levels of the vitamin in mothers' blood at the time of childbirth was linked to higher risk of their children developing autism years later. Other research points ...
Too much folate during pregnancy may raise risk of autismBaltimore Sun (blog)
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Smartphone alerts linked to ADHD symptoms: UBC study - MetroNews Canada

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Smartphone alerts linked to ADHD symptoms: UBC study
MetroNews Canada
The constant pinging of smartphone notifications has been linked to symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, among the general population, according to the study, which was presented this week at the CHI conference in California.
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Securing the future of a child with autism takes planning, money - USA TODAY

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Securing the future of a child with autism takes planning, money
USA TODAY
There's a saying repeated in the autism community: "If you know one child with autism, you know one child with autism." That speaks more to the special support a child on the autism spectrum might require, but it also reflects the financial ...

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