Attention deficit disorders

ADHD diagnoses increasing in black kids, report suggests

For the first time, a U.S. survey found that black children appear to be more likely than white kids to be diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and other learning disabilities.

Health

How to tame morning chaos

(HealthDay)—Are your mornings always chaotic? Between making breakfast, packing lunches, getting everyone dressed and hunting for homework assignments, it's easy to feel like you've put in a day's worth of work before 9 ...

Health

Make those school lunches more nutritious

(HealthDay)—Brown-bag lunches give you control over what you eat and what your children eat, but studies show that these to-go meals need to be healthier. This is especially important for kids because their eating habits ...

Pediatrics

Is surgery riskier for black children?

(HealthDay)—Black children are more than twice as likely as white kids to die from surgery complications in the United States, a new study suggests.