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Why Are So Many More Children Being Diagnosed With ADHD Today?

ADHD, or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, is one of the most common mental health conditions among children in the U.S. And the diagnosis rate of this brain disorder—characterized by a difficulty focusing attention, restlessness, and impulsive behaviors—appears to have increased over the past 20 years, according to a new study published in JAMA. The study is based […]

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These Fierce Photos Highlight Kids Battling Cancer And Sickle Cell Disease

Brave. Strong. Fearless. Those are just a few words that can describe kids living with pediatric cancer or blood disorders.  In honor of National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and Sickle Cell Awareness Month, the Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta put together a photo series spotlighting five courageous and resilient patients ranging in […]

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10 Public Safety Tips to Remember When You're in a Large Crowd

If you’ve been to public events that attract massive crowds—pride marches, mud-splattered music festivals, bacon fests—you might have looked around and wondered, What if something bad happened right now? “History has taught us that catastrophic things can happen when large groups of people assemble,” paramedic Ginger Locke, associate professor of EMS (emergency medical services) professions […]

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Updated: These Twins Both Had Miscarriages, Were Pregnant at the Same Time, and Just had Babies on the Same Day

Update: After experiencing miscarriages, identical twins Jalynne Crawford and Janelle Leopoldo were thrilled to discover last year that they were both pregnant with baby boys. On June 18, the twins welcomed their babies just a few hours apart at the same hospital. The babies were even delivered by the same doctor. While the twins don't […]