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MONDAY, May 30, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are often treated with medications, such as Adderall or Ritalin. But a new study suggests that parents can also help their kids by promoting healthy lifestyle habits.
For the study, researchers looked at 184 children with ADHD and 104...
MONDAY, May 30, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Just a few inches of water in a kiddie pool are enough to drown a child.
"When we think of pool risks, we think of the big pools, complete with deep ends, diving boards and swim parties," said Dr. Nina Shapiro, director of pediatric otolaryngology at Mattel Children's Hospital of the University ...
FRIDAY, May 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Listening to relaxing music before eye surgery reduces patients' anxiety and their need for sedation, a new French study suggests.
"Music listening may be considered as an inexpensive, noninvasive, non-pharmacological method to reduce anxiety for patients undergoing elective eye surgery under lo...
FRIDAY, May 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Dogs may be more than best friends for military veterans struggling with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a small study suggests.
Researchers found that vets who were given pet dogs showed significant improvement in their PTSD symptoms.
The study included 19 U.S. veterans receivi...
FRIDAY, May 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Asthma symptoms increase in spring, making it especially important for people with the lung disease to be aware of triggers and risk factors, an expert says.
"Asthma is a lifelong disease that causes wheezing, breathlessness, chest tightness and coughing," said Dr. Linda Rogers, director of the ...
FRIDAY, May 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Experts at the U.S. National Institutes of Health are questioning the validity of a widely reported study in rats that linked cellphone radiation to tumors.
The study, released Friday by the federal government's National Toxicology Program (NTP), found "low incidences" of two types of tumors in ...
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