Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Kids with ADHD need to fidget, study says

If you've got a kid with ADHD, you've probably spent countless hours pleading with him to sit still. Well, stop it.

Health

Too much TV linked to future fast-food intake

High-school kids who watch too much TV are likely to have bad eating habits five years in the future. Research published in BioMed Central's open access International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

School bullying linked to lower academic achievement, research finds

A study that tracked hundreds of children from kindergarten through high school found that chronic or increasing levels of bullying were related to lower academic achievement, a dislike of school and low confidence by students ...

Attention deficit disorders

ADHD meds may be a prescription for bullying

Kids and teens who take medications like Ritalin to treat attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder are twice as likely to be physically or emotionally bullied by peers than those who don't have ADHD, a new University of Michigan ...

Health

Kids eat better if their parents went to college

Children of college-educated parents eat more vegetables and drink less sugar, according to a new study from the University of British Columbia. But it's still not enough, the study goes on to say, as all kids are falling ...

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