| Mar 29, 2011
Monica Dodge is treating her attention deficit disorder by listening to her own brain-waves at work.
She's had ADD since high school and by the time she got to college she was taking 40 milligrams of meds--they helped--but at a price.
"It made it...
| Mar 30, 2011
| 8:02 PM
WASHINGTON -- A Food and Drug Administration advisory committee began weighing evidence Wednesday on whether dye additives in food affects behavior in children. The panel listened to testimony from doctors and scientists who contend that studies, although...
| Oct 22, 2010
| 5:58 PM
The beautiful thing about the Internet is this:
It makes this big blue marble really a small world after all. It allows us to peer over the virtual fence into our global cousins' backyards. And in doing so, we discover we're more alike than not.
| Nov 30, 2010
| 9:52 AM
Before- and after-school care is available at a number of facilities, both on and off public school campuses. Check with nearby churches and synagogues, youth and recreation centers and children's activity programs and clubs. You also...
| Jul 7, 2010
We'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...
| Jan 14, 2011
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...
| Jan 19, 2011
Do you, or someone you know, have a substance abuse or dependence issue? Does it affect professional, personal or emotional lives? Substance abuse is the self-medicating of other issues.
I do not believe people become addicts by chance. Drugs and...
| Jan 27, 2011
Savannah Johnson is studying to be a nurse--she also takes medicine for attention deficit disorder.
About a month ago she began jump starting her morning with a canned energy drink--it didn't take long before her medicine--Adderol stopped working--and...
| Aug 18, 2010
Suspicion has long existed that maybe a significant percentage of kids diagnosed with attention-deficit disorder or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder were really just livelier than was warranted for a classroom environment. Or, rather, immature....
| Aug 19, 2010
A growing body of evidence is suggesting that exposure to organophosphate pesticides is a prime cause of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, ADHD. The findings are considered plausible to many experts because the pesticides are designed to attack...