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Anxiety and ADHD in Patients With Single-Ventricle Congenital Heart Disease

February 22, 2017<p>Share this content:<p>Mental health clinicians should remain alert for ADHD and anxiety disorders in adolescents with single-ventricle …

Parent Training Shows Promise for ADHD Treatment in Japan

A new Japanese research study suggests a parent-training program for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder might prove to be an effective …

Tick Tock: Teaching My Kids Time Management

Find the personal angle to get your child to do tasks. And throw in a treat or two to prime the pump.

Time Management

The list of cancers that can be treated by immunotherapy keeps growing

NEW ORLEANS — New immunotherapy drugs are showing significant and extended effectiveness against a broadening range of cancers, including rare and intractable tumors often caused by viruses. Researchers say these advances suggest the treatment approach is poised to become a critical part of the …

Cancer

In Cancer Trials, Minorities Face Extra Hurdles

Like a man on a flying trapeze, K.T. Jones has leapt from one medical study to another during his 15-year struggle with cancer, and he has no doubt that the experimental treatments he has received have saved his life.<p>Mr. Jones, 45, has an aggressive type of Hodgkin’s lymphoma that resists the usual …

Cancer

Fighting Cancer's Crisis of Confidence, One Study at a Time

Every year the US government spends $5 billion on cancer research. That’s not counting outgoing Vice President Joe Biden’s $1 billion cancer …

Learn how skateboarding is helping autistic kids

Crys Worley noticed when she bought her then 5-year-old son Sasha Worley his first skateboard that it actually helped him connect with his younger …

Skateboarding

Autism: It's Time to Think Differently - Your Child's Future Depends on It

(Photo by A. Libutti)<p>I am not fond of intelligence testing for my son with autism, but it is required by the school district since he receives services. These tests rely on strong verbal communication and auditory processing skills, which are a challenge for Jack and many others with autism.<p>Jack …

Can autistic people be extroverts?

<b>A poet who has autism explains why the condition is not a barrier to working as a live performer.</b><p>"Autism isn't just about being introverted, it's about finding ordinary social interactions difficult," says Harry Giles, an award-winning Scottish poet who has Asperger's syndrome.<p>"Sometimes in social …

Autism

Can Weighted Blankets Help Insomnia or Autism?

Products might also calm children with anxiety, attention disorders<p>The Claim: Blankets filled with small weights to make them heavy provide a cocooning sensation that can improve sleep in insomniacs and children with autism who have sleep difficulties. The blankets can also be used in the daytime …

Autism

Autism treatment gets a boost after team identifies area of brain linked with ASD

A team of researchers have used MRI scanning technology to locate the area of the brain linked to behavioral patterns in those with ASD<p>A team of …

Loving mother writes powerful open letter to all the people who don’t understand her son’s autism

<b>A mother of a child with autism is challenging people’s perceptions of children who live with the condition through her blog, My Boy Blue.</b><p>Nicole …

Mentally Gifted Not Disordered Dr. Enrico Gnaulati

Join hosts Diane Kennedy and Rebecca Bank authors of the blockbuster book "Bright Not Broken Gifted Kids, ADHD, And Autism: Why Twice Exceptional …

Can You Be Like Michael Jordan–The ‘Gift’ of the ADHD Phenomenon

Human Journey<p>I do ponder what the hunter-gatherers will say to the farmers one day. Will there be any left? Will they preface any such dialogue as they do today–reminding the farmers that Michael Jordan and Albert Einstein shared the ‘gift’. I refer you to Thom Hartmann’s Hunter vs. Farmer …

ADHD treatment 'may reduce risk of criminal behaviour'

<b>People with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder who are involved in crime are less likely to reoffend when on treatment than not, a Swedish study shows.</b><p>Earlier studies suggest people with ADHD are more likely to commit offences than the general population.<p>Providing better access to medication …

ADHD

Ten Books on Natural Treatments for ADHD

Although articles and blogs on the Internet have helped many parents find alternative treatments for ADHD, books are a more comprehensive resource …

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5 Reasons You Should Deadlift

Public<p>After the squat, the deadlift is the most effective movement that you can do in the gym. Epitomizing the term "compound movement," it uses …

Getting Started With Flipboard Magazines—A Blogger’s Guide

Flipboard Magazines are rich collections of articles, social posts, photos, videos and SoundCloud files that merit being saved. The days of stacking paper magazines all over your house because you wanted to save an article or two are long gone; now you can do it simply, easily, and in a way that …

Animals and Autism: Everday Miracles through Pet Therapy | shopswell

Finding out a child has autism can be devastating. And yet, as time passes you find so much hope and see little miracles every day. One of our little …

Autism

Odd Football-Size Armored Creatures Solve Ancient Footprint Mystery

In a Cinderella-esque story, researchers have finally figured out the creature that left countless fossilized footprints across the ancient seafloor. …

2017's 7 Tips to Saving Money on Gym Memberships

Public<p>Did you know that the top three resolutions for 2017 all related to living a healthier lifestyle? Yes, in a survey of two thousand people, the …

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How to Eat Healthy On A Budget for Cheap

Public<p><b>Eating Healthy On A Budget With Grocery List</b><p>Grocery shopping for healthy nutritious foods can be seem to be daunting and expensive to many …

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List Of Exercises With No Equipment Needed

Public<p><b>To be honest, I actually like training at home sometimes. No matter what life throws at you, whether it's a work deadline or surprise meeting</b> …

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