ADHD Is Now Widely Overdiagnosed and for Multiple Reasons
There are now clear signs that child and adolescent mental disorders are widely overdiagnosed, according to the authors of a large meta-study published earlier this year. The...
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Teens' views vary on pediatric genetic testing for adult-onset conditions
Adolescents display a complex and nuanced understanding of the issues around pediatric genetic testing for conditions that do not appear until adulthood.
11 hours ago - ScienceDaily
Discrimination, not same-sex parents, harms children: report
The medical community should debunk ''damaging misrepresentations'' of the evidence, say pediatricians and adolescent health experts.
12 hours ago - Sydney Morning Herald
Physical Activity for Treatment of Adolescent and Young Adult Depression
A meta-analysis of 16 randomized, controlled trials showed that exercise was an effective treatment, but the quality of the studies was low.
2 days ago - Journal Watch - 2 articles
Increased risk of ACL reconstruction found among adolescents in level I sports
Adolescents who participate in both level I sports and in sport competitions had a significantly increased risk of undergoing primary ACL reconstruction, according to study...
2 days ago - Healio - 2 articles
Adolescent exposure to substance use prevention messages declining
Exposure to drug or alcohol use prevention messages decreased among adolescents since 2002, according to a report from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services...
3 days ago - Healio
Tom Golisano gives $5 million for new Pediatric Behavioral Health & Wellness Center
Tom Golisano, philanthropist and namesake of UR Medicine's Golisano Children's Hospital, has pledged $5 million to support construction of a new Pediatric Behavioral Health &...
3 days ago - University of Rochester Medical Center
Ibuprofen Is Effective for Postoperative Orthopedic Pain
Ibuprofen was as effective as oral morphine for treating pain in children and adolescents after outpatient minor orthopedic surgery.
3 days ago - Journal Watch
Self-harm increases by 68% in teen girls
Between 2011 and 2014, self-harm incidence increased among children and adolescents, particularly among girls aged 13 to 16 years. “The elusive nature of self-harm represents a...
4 days ago - Healio - 2 articles
Safety of using real‐time sensor glucose values for treatment decisions in adolescents with poorly controlled type 1 diabetes mellitus: a pilot study
ConclusionUse of real‐time continuous glucose monitoring for treatment decisions was safe and did not result in significant over‐ or undertreatment. Use of SG for treatment...
4 days ago - MedWorm
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We Need to Talk About Flouride and the Load of BS You Are Being Fed About It
Visit us at Mamavation.com for more updates, healthy tips and challenges. Recent independent studies have demonstrated that fluoride may be more dangerous than it is useful...
Weekend Link Love - Edition 474
Research of the Week Men who receive blood donations from ever-pregnant women (women who have been pregnant at least once, not women who are perpetually with child) are at a...
CDC-funded study finds shockingly high rate of miscarriages among pregnant...
If you were told that obediently getting your flu shot every year would give you a 40 to 60 percent shot at avoiding the flu (or zero, if the experts get it wrong that year)...
Twisted: Celebrities tout "United We Plan" T-shirts equating patriotism with...
Hollywood celebrities, who regularly push the boundaries of decorum, taste, and class, just can't get over their love for abortion-on-demand. Now there is a new effort afoot to...
This Swimsuit Photo Trick Is Blowing Twitter's Mind
The swimsuit industry has been lying to us for years Of course we all know how deeply Photoshopped and airbrushed-to-perfection almost all professional photoshoots are...
Malarial Risks may Not be Increased by Sickle Cell Treatment
Hydroxyurea - sickle cell anaemia treatment in sub-Saharan Africa may not make children vulnerable to malaria
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I Put My Wild Child On A Leash, And It Was The Best Decision Ever
About four months ago, I wrote a short essay on my Facebook page about putting my wild 2-year-old on a leash. I wrote
‘Swedish Death Cleaning'-We Are All About This Latest Decluttering Trend
For those of us living in the modern, developed world, the struggle with “stuff” is real. While we all like to think of ourselves as having a healthy detachment from material...