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Study: ADHD Symptoms Persist Despite Medication in 9 Out of 10 Kids

<i>Most still had moderate to severe symptoms over six years of follow-up.</i><p>loop_oh/Flickr<p>The current debate over ADHD medication focuses on whether the benefits -- improved concentration, better behavior, better performance in school -- outweigh the potential risks of medicating young children. …

8 New Facts About ADHD

Determining whether or not kids have ADHD is harder than you think. We set the record straight about diagnosis, drug dangers, and more.<p>Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may seem like a trendy diagnosis -- the psychiatric condition is thought to affect about 4 million kids nationwide …

Why Managing Employees With ADD/ADHD Involves 'Mutual Conversation'

Two years ago I wrote a piece How To Manage Employees With ADD/ADHD. It generated reasonable readership (around 20,000 readers), and quite a number of people corresponded with me about it – as ADD/ADHD is a growing problem that is often ignored from a management standpoint.<p>After doing research, …

Could Schools Combat Rise in ADHD With More Exercise?

Diagnoses of Attention Hyperactivity Disorder are on the rise. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention calculated that by 2011, 11 percent of …

Social Media and ADHD – Turning Distractions Into Directions

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD/ADD.) In today’s hyper-connected internet and Social age, many of us are showing increasing symptoms of “Virtual ADD:” easily distracted, expected to multi-task more than ever before, and experiencing greater difficulty to focus long-term and …

Online Life

How exercise can help kids with ADHD

Mental exercises to build (or rebuild)attention span have shown promise recently as adjuncts or alternatives to amphetamines in addressing symptoms common to Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Building cognitive control, to be better able to focus on just one thing, or single-task, …

TED Talks

Exercise May Be The Most Effective ADHD Medicine

This morning the medical journal <i>Pediatrics</i> published research that found kids who took part in a regular physical activity program showed important enhancement of cognitive performance and brain function. The findings, according to University of Illinois professor Charles Hillman and colleagues, …

The Previously Unseen Work of 70s Chicago Nightlife Photographer Michael Abramson

The late Michael L. Abramson forever sealed into emulsion the energy and emotion of Chicago nightlife. From blues clubs to strip clubs, his …

28 Secrets of Exceptionally Productive People | Inc.com

Occasionally, I stumble on my own productivity tools and strategies, but mostly I borrow them from others.<p>So does Ryan Holiday, the author of the best-selling The Obstacle Is the Way (a really great book) and the compulsively readable <i>Trust Me, I'm Lying: Confessions of a Media Manipulator.</i><p>He's also …

Associated Press News

Nas, Lykke Li, and Foster the People at Squamish Valley Music Festival

Headliner Bruno Mars has just wrapped up the program on the main stage at Squamish, sending crowds off happy with an eclectic first day of music. …

Music Festivals

Amazon Publishes Hachette CEO's Email in Latest Salvo Over E-Book Pricing

<b>Updated at 2:05 p.m.</b><p>In its latest move in an escalating battle over e-book pricing, Amazon attacked book publisher Hachette in a strongly-worded …

5 Things I Learned When I Quit Facebook

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Vancouver Waterfight 2014 in Stanley Park

3301 Stanley Park Drive<br>Vancouver, BC<br>Canada<p>It’s summer time and the weather is hot, so what better way to cool off than taking part in Vancouver’s …

Codes of Conduct

Just Happens to be LGBT: Transcending the LGBT label in politics and beyond

click to enlarge<p>Last year at this time, I began writing this monthly column with the intent of showcasing the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender …

LGBTQI

GRUBER: The iWatch Is Coming Next Month

Jivaldi<p><i>Update: Gruber tweeted the following to one of his followers several hours after his initial blog post went up: "I have no idea whether Apple</i> …

10 awesome Google features you should be using

The reason the Google home page is so bare is that, way back when it was just starting out in a Silicon Valley garage, no one working there knew how to program a web page to make it look pretty.<p>In fact, even the word Google was a mistake. The founders really wanted “Googol” – the digit 1 followed …

Connecting The Dots On A Major New Toronto Development

There's nothing like a community of like-minded individuals to put a big story together before there's even a press release to refer to. Over the …

World’s friendliest and least friendly cities for tourists

What world city is the friendliest for tourists? What one is the least friendly?<p>A new survey from CN Traveler reveals that travellers find cities in …

10 Great Novels That Will Make You More Passionate About Science

Many of the world's greatest scientists were inspired to go into their fields by reading science fiction books. And it's easy to see why. A lot of …

Daily Inspiration #1839

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want …

You Get 25,000 Mornings: Here Are 8 Ways Not to Waste Them

<i>James Clear writes about using behavioral science to master your habits and improve your health. His free guide, Transform Your Habits, has been downloaded more than 80,000 times. This post originally appeared on his blog.</i><p>You’ll wake up for about 25,000 mornings in your adult life, give or take a …

How to Get a Head Start on Tax Season

Orderly record keeping may not be the most interesting project for an adult with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) to undertake, but …

How to Shut Your Mouth — and Your Wallet

Do you feel like you’re on a treadmill?<p>Managing adult ADHD and the daily details of life is hard. Deadlines at work come and go, unmet. Impulsive …

Self-help

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Chris Pratt Stopped By A Screening Of ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy’ To Take Selfies With All Of The Kids

If you missed Chris Pratt’s cover feature interview in the July 18 issue of Entertainment Weekly, in which he slammed shots of Jack with the reporter while discussing how he was discovered by Rae Dawn Chong, it’s definitely a must-read that reveals a fun-loving guy who is genuinely thankful for all …