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ADHD Associated with Unhealthy Diet in Pregnancy

[Source: Medical News Today] New research emphasizes the importance of a healthy diet during pregnancy, after finding children with conduct disorder in early life may be more likely to develop symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder if their mother consumes … Continue reading

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Induced Labor May Not Up Risk of Autism

[Source: Psych Central] Autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are a group of permanent developmental disabilities characterized by impairments in social interaction and language development, and repetitive behaviors. ASD is estimated to affect roughly one in 90 children in the United States. … Continue reading

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Do ADHD Meds Boost Substance Abuse Risk?

[Source:  Medical X-Press] (HealthDay)—Parents often worry that their children who take stimulants to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may be at higher risk for substance abuse later. Now, a surprising new study finds that risk was actually lower when … Continue reading

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Lack of Sleep Increases a Child’s Risk for Emotional Disorders Later

[Source:  Medical News Today] Image Credit: iStockPhoto When asked how lack of sleep affects emotions, common responses are usually grumpy, foggy and short-tempered. While many jokes are made about how sleep deprivation turns the nicest of people into a Jekyll … Continue reading

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Caution Flags For Tech In Classrooms

[Article and Image Source:  NPR] A group of recent studies on technology in education, across a wide range of real-world settings, have come up far short of a ringing endorsement. The studies include research on K-12 schools and higher ed, … Continue reading

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