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

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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 ...
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CDC: Too Many ADHD Kids Get Drugs First - MedPage Today

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CDC: Too Many ADHD Kids Get Drugs First
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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

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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

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Origin of synaptic pruning process linked to learning, autism and schizophrenia identified
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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
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“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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Beginning Childhood Obesity Prevention During Pregnancy Improves Outcomes - DG News

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Beginning Childhood Obesity Prevention During Pregnancy Improves Outcomes
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BALTIMORE, Maryland -- May 2, 2016 -- Beginning child obesity prevention during pregnancy leads to increased breastfeeding and reduced requirement of complementary foods and liquids at the age of 3 months, investigators reported here on May 1 at the ...

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

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Children with ADHD may benefit from following healthy behaviors, new study suggests
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"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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Parents, shelve that constant stream of praise - Florida Today

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Parents, shelve that constant stream of praise
Florida Today
We need to fight against our first instinct to step in and rescue them. This gives them a chance to figure out for themselves what they can and can't handle. These earlier-in-life “failures” tend to have far fewer costs than those they will face as ...

What Not to Say to Adoptive Parents - U.S. News & World Report

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What Not to Say to Adoptive Parents
U.S. News & World Report
From fielding questions about cost to enduring critiques about childrearing, many adoptive parents – particularly those like Tarosky and Jeffrey, whose appearance gives away how they built their family – find themselves fair game for strangers' inquiries.

A widely held belief about childhood obesity that simply isn't true - Washington Post

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A widely held belief about childhood obesity that simply isn't true
Washington Post
The study used data from the same annual survey but reached a different conclusion. Despite a widespread belief, tied at least in part to the 2014 CDC report, that childhood obesity is trending downward, it argues that the opposite is true: Childhood ...
Research shows children's sweet tooth can predict obesityThe Michigan Daily

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