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Fidget spinners—tool or toy?

They are flying off store shelves and showing up in classrooms around the country. The growing popularity of fidget spinners, originally designed to help children and adults with autism and attention disorders like ADHD, ...

May 12, 2017
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Harnessing ADHD for business success

The symptoms of ADHD foster important traits associated with entrepreneurship. That conclusion was reached in a study conducted by an international team of economists, who found that entrepreneurs with ADHD embrace new experiences ...

Mar 09, 2017
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Drug, herb interactions frequent for cancer patients

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Primary care pharmacy model attractive to patients

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