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Moms At Work - Orlando SentinelHere's information from our health reporter Linda Shrieves on a free event tomorrow in Orlando on ADHD, “the truths, the myths and the advancements for 2011.”...
The 33 NewsEighteen year old Ashley, she doesn't want us to use her last name, was diagnosed with ADHD three years ago. Before, she struggled in school, getting C's, D's and an occasional F. She was always fidgety and couldn't pay attention, she says it was...
The feedback has been flooding in about our story on Robyn O'Brien, author and founder of allergykids.com. Our readers seem to agree that allergies to dyes or preservatives among kids are on the rise. Here are some of the ways they've eliminated the...
Staff WriterWe've all heard the jokes and the ribbing about someone with a short attention span. "Dude, you must have ADD." But in reality, it's no joking matter. Between 4 to 6 percent of the U.S. population, or 8 to 9 million adults, have Attention Deficit...
NaturallySavvy.comYour child doesn't listen, frequently forgets things, is disruptive and impulsive, and is irresponsible with chores and homework. While this may sound like the behavior of the average child, when it's around the clock it can be something more serious....
Los Angeles TimesMore than a quarter of all U.S. children have a chronic health condition, new research suggests, a significant increase from the rate seen in earlier decades and a statistic that looms large for the nation's efforts to subdue rising healthcare costs. But...
Vital Signs Health Blog - Orlando SentinelIf you've got a child with ADHD — attention deficit hyperactivity disorder — mark your calendar for Wednesday, May 18, when Florida Hospital will hold a town hall meeting in Orlando, featuring one of the nation's experts on ADHD. Dr. Martha...
Fox 61Seven year old Ryan Proto's parents noticed something different about their son three years ago. Ryan couldn't look at someone when they talked to him, he was more active than the other kids and couldn't focus. It took nearly two years before Ryan was...
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Moms At WorkÂ» Orlando Sentinel â Moms At WorkI feed my daughter plenty of healthy foods: fresh berries, raw carrots and whole grains. Because I know if I don't, she'll be a wild monkey. Avery's one of those “busy” kids, you see … and I've discovered that even a whiff of high-...
Moms At WorkÂ» Orlando Sentinel â Moms At WorkA few years ago, my 9-year-old daughter was diagnosed with ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder). It was a very hard thing for her to go through â and for me, too. In the past, I would get tons of calls from her school about her behavior, and....
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