Attention deficit disorders

More sleep may help teens with ADHD focus and organize

Teenagers with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may benefit from more sleep to help them focus, plan and control their emotions. The findings—the first of their kind in young people with ADHD—will be presented ...

Pediatrics

Ten ways to get reluctant kids to school

Are you struggling with getting your child to school? Here is some advice on what you should do as a parent – and what you should not do.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Electronic games—how much is too much for kids?

Most parents view their children's playing of electronic games as potentially problematic – or even dangerous. Yet many children are engaging with electronic games more frequently than ever.

Pediatrics

Young professionals speak out on achieving equity in pediatrics

Young and seasoned scientific investigators share their perspective on achieving equity in academic pediatrics. Their insights appear in the most recent issue of the International Journal for Equity in Health. Glenn Flores, ...

Pediatrics

AAP emphasizes importance of recess in schools

(HealthDay)—Recess in school serves a necessary and important role in the development of a child's academic, physical, and social well-being, according to an American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) policy statement published ...

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