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New sensory tools for younger children

New sensory tools for younger children

One-third of parents give primary schools an ‘A’; less than one-fourth give secondary schools an ‘A’

One-third of parents give primary schools an ‘A’; less than one-fourth give secondary schools an ‘A’

Sharing Miracles: A TV program that features inspirational stories of real patients

Sharing Miracles: A TV program that features inspirational stories of real patients

Findings may shed light on the origins of autism and attention deficit disorders

Findings may shed light on the origins of autism and attention deficit disorders

Play less video games to keep your focus

Play less video games to keep your focus

SCID infants who receive early bone marrow transplants are likely to have fewer complications

SCID infants who receive early bone marrow transplants are likely to have fewer complications

NAACP endorses optometric vision therapy at its 100th Anniversary Convention

NAACP endorses optometric vision therapy at its 100th Anniversary Convention

Pfeiffer Treatment Center opens new Alzheimer’s care center in Illinois

Pfeiffer Treatment Center opens new Alzheimer’s care center in Illinois

Latest optical and laser technology in medicine displayed at FiO meeting

Latest optical and laser technology in medicine displayed at FiO meeting

Winner of 2009 Annie E. Casey Innovations Award announced

Winner of 2009 Annie E. Casey Innovations Award announced

CDC recommends routine health examintion for all school-age children

CDC recommends routine health examintion for all school-age children

American Public University offers “Tips for Teachers” cards free of cost

American Public University offers “Tips for Teachers” cards free of cost

Shire starts two adult ADHD outreach programs

Shire starts two adult ADHD outreach programs

Inherited impulsivity predicts alcoholism

Inherited impulsivity predicts alcoholism

Genetic predisposition to impulsivity is a trait predictive of alcoholism

Genetic predisposition to impulsivity is a trait predictive of alcoholism

Genes influence impulsivity, which may then contribute to risk for developing alcoholism

Genes influence impulsivity, which may then contribute to risk for developing alcoholism

8.5 percent of youth gamers addicted to video games

8.5 percent of youth gamers addicted to video games

Senate committee advances budget resolution; debate remains over whether to use reconciliation to fast track health reform

Senate committee advances budget resolution; debate remains over whether to use reconciliation to fast track health reform

One in five U.S. hospital admissions are for patients with mental disorders

One in five U.S. hospital admissions are for patients with mental disorders

Study looks at chronic medication use in children ages 5 to 19

Study looks at chronic medication use in children ages 5 to 19