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UK Basketball: Kentucky signee Marcus Lee has a love of graphic design, volleyball; has worked hard to overcome dyslexia and ADHDlarry@amnews.comMarcus Lee is a dynamic basketball player — that’s why he played in the McDonald’s All-American Game and Jordan Brand Classic along with five other future Wildcats. However, he’s an interesting personality away from basketball,...
Dylan Jerrell was having a tough time in kindergarten. The energetic, outgoing Bigfoot fan was easily frustrated, and he responded to challenges with disruptive meltdowns. He wouldn't hit anyone, but he'd break down and cry or yell at his teachers....
By the end of high school, 12% of teens say they have taken a stimulant medication for reasons other than to treat attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). But parents, including many of those whose kids are taking ADHD drugs in a bid to boost...
Having childhood attention deficit hyperactivity disorder could lead to a life of obesity, even if ADHD symptoms disappear in adulthood, a new study shows. The study, which followed up on 207 middle-class men who had been diagnosed with ADHD as...
Tags: Obesity, Symptoms, Overweight, Substance Abuse, Body Mass Index
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Boys who are diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in elementary school are more likely to grow up to be obese adults than those who don't have the condition, a new study suggests. Researchers surveyed...
Tags: Obesity, Weight, New York University, Culture, Symptoms
Go to a busy street in your community and count the next 25 adolescents who walk, bike, skateboard, stroll or saunter past. Odds are that two of those 25 kids (8.3% to be exact) would own up to having experienced 14 or more days in the last month that...
A 29-year-old Volusia County woman with drug problems has been missing for more than a week and she doesn't have the medications she needs to take for multiple mental problems, authorities said today. Sarita Singhal of Edgewater has been missing since...
This story would be funny if it weren't so sad. Texas Longhorns pitcher Corey Knebel was suspended from the team on Friday because he substituted his urine sample for a teammate's to prevent the teammate from failing a drug test. Problem: Knebel's urine...
email@example.comJUNCTION CITY — A man was arrested Sunday night after he allegedly sold controlled substances in a restaurant parking lot. About 10:30 p.m., officer Parker Hatter of Junction City Police Department responded to Hardees on Shelby Junction Lane for...
READER SUBMITTED: Intensive Education Academy Represented At CT Association Of Nonprofits At CapitolWest HartfordJill O'Donnell, head of school and director of education, and Sally McClure, development director at the Intensive Education Academy, Inc., located at 840 North Main St., West Hartford, represented the school at the Connecticut Association of Nonprofits...
Reporter and PhotographerYou're cut off-- some colleges say abuse of drugs used to treat ADHD is so rampant they'll rarely prescribe it for students, and when they do it's only after extensive analysis by a doctor and a signed contract promising not to share the pills. Most of...
Have a question for Dr. Blythe? Write to her at AskThePediatrician@tribune.com. For more information on Dr. Blythe, go to pediatricassociates.com. April 29, 2013 Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...
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