• Q&A: Lyme disease guidelines updated for first time in 14 years

    1 month ago - By Healio

    New Lyme disease guidelines published in Arthritis & Rheumatology were co-authored by the Infectious Diseases Society of America, American Academy of Neurology and American College of Rheumatology.
    The document features 43 guidelines for diagnostic testing, testing scenarios, Lyme carditis and information regarding chronic Lyme disease.
    Healio spoke with Paul G. Auwaerter, MBA, MD, clinical director of infectious diseases and professor of medicine at Johns Hopkins Medicine, who said the guidance was based on input from a “wide range” of experts.
    Q: What are the major diagnostic
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  • If Your Kid Has ADHD, You Need To Go To Therapy Too

    If Your Kid Has ADHD, You Need To Go To Therapy Too

    1 month ago - By Scary Mommy

    When my son was diagnosed in second grade with ADHD , one of the first things we did was put him in therapy. It was a recommendation I'd come upon multiple times in my reading about raising a kid with ADHD - the point was ostensibly for my son to learn cognitive techniques that would help him develop the skills he struggled with, like focusing and impulse control .
    The therapist was lovely and my son loved going to see her, but to be honest, even after nearly a whole school year of attending weekly sessions, I saw no change in my son's behavior. My son is a teenager now and doing great...
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  • ‘TIME' Names Teen Inventor First-Ever ‘Kid Of The Year'

    1 month ago - By Scary Mommy

    A 15-year-old scientist and inventor has been named Time magazine's first “Kid of the Year”
    Gitanjali Rao, from Denver, Colorado, has been chosen as TIME Magazine ‘s first-ever “ Kid of the Year .” Rao invented several technologies spanning different fields, including a device that can identify lead in drinking water, and an app and Chrome extension that uses artificial intelligence to detect cyberbullying.
    TIME announced the award Thursday, crediting Rao's ability to apply scientific ideas to real-world problems and her desire to motivate other kids to take up their own causes as the...
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