How to Raise a Happy Child

Little minds can be very complicated minds. The mere fact that you’re young — even extremely young — does not mean that you don’t experience a world of complex feelings and thoughts. That’s one reason so many U.S. kids — …

Clues to the Genetic Roots of ADHD

Too much soda, candy and bad parenting have been cleared of full blame for children’s hyperactivity and uncontrollable behavior — at least according to a new study that has identified certain genetic abnormalities associated with ADHD.

Ambidextrous kids at higher risk for learning problems

Compared with right-handed children, kids who can write with both hands may be twice as likely to have language and learning struggles, and to exhibit symptoms of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), according to new research published in the journal Pediatrics. This latest study, led by Dr. Alina Rodriguez from the

Early exposure to smoke, lead increase ADHD risk

Prenatal exposure to tobacco, coupled with lead exposure in infancy and early childhood can dramatically increase the risk for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in children, according to research published online today in the journal Pediatrics. Together these environmental factors can increase a child’s risk for ADHD by

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