| Apr 18, 2013
It’s FCAT week, as many of you know, and my son is in third grade. This is his first major standardized test, but he has been calm these few days and prepared each morning. He's even getting up early and getting ready without any prodding from...
| Mar 16, 2013
| 4:25 PM
Latrice lifts the sleeve of her gray sweatshirt to reveal small, dark lines — scars from slicing her forearm over and over to drown out pain from years of sexual abuse. She says she was an alcoholic, dropped out of school in the eighth grade and got...
| Feb 27, 2013
Ten-year-old Francisco Steib rarely sits through an entire dinner at home. There's still food on everyone's plate when he starts to get fidgety and has to get up.
Francisco, a Lakeview resident who was diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity...
| Feb 27, 2013
Tips for helping a child with ADHD from professional ADHD coach Dale Davison:
• Put in place as much structure as possible.
• Demonstrate how to organize specific items, such as bookshelves and backpacks.
• Break tasks down into small...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 12:03 PM
Young children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder continue to suffer from severe symptoms even with treatment, a study led by Johns Hopkins Children's Center researchers has found. The study, published online Feb. 11 in the Journal of the...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 5:55 AM
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| Feb 1, 2013
| 5:42 AM
MIDLAND CITY, Ala. (AP) — More than three days after he allegedly shot a school bus driver dead, grabbed a kindergartner and slipped into an underground bunker, Jimmy Lee Dykes was showing no signs Friday of turning himself over to police....
| Jan 3, 2013
| 9:54 PM
A UC Irvine researcher has helped uncover a link between a certain genetic variation and longer life.
People who live past 90 are significantly more likely to have a dopamine-receptor gene variation named the DRD4 7R allele, according to a UCI and...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 7:35 AM
Roughly one in three college seniors nationwide has taken illegally obtained prescription amphetamines. And they don't feel bad about it.
That's according to the Center on Young Adult Health and Development, a research institute at the University of...
| Dec 30, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Every day, Marylanders are exposed to pesticides in our drinking water, on our food and through chemicals in our homes, lawns and public spaces. We also encounter pesticides in our rivers and streams and the Chesapeake Bay. While these exposures are often...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 4:23 PM
Good Wednesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. We're running a little late this morning, so we'll just dive right into a quick round- up of the day's political headlines. Think of this of the ADHD version of Capitol Ideas, which already has......