Children and Adolescents


Day 34/365

One Boy’s Death Moves State to Action to Prevent Others

losol / Foter / CC BY-ND NY Times – The death of one young boy from sepsis might cause lawmakers to change the New York State regulations forcing hospitals to look for sepsis sooner as a preventative measure. Click on this link to view full article

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Laxatives

Drug for Adults Is Popular as Children’s Remedy

Smallbrainfield / Foter / CC BY-NC NY Times – Parents and doctors are concerned about the effects of Miralax, an adult laxative that has become a long-term solution for childhood constipation since its introduction 13 years ago. Click on this link to view full article

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ADHD MEDICIN: RITALIN

Ritalin Gone Wrong

ADHD CENTER / Foter / CC BY-NC-SA NY Times – Three million children in this country take drugs for issues related to focusing, but these drugs may not really be helping children. Click on this link to view full article

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It's all bon!

The Benefits of Bilingualism

cicatrix / Foter / CC BY-NC-SA NY Times – Bilingualism can strengthen the brain, leading to benefits such as increased mental puzzle-solving skills and knowing two languages can even can help prevent against dementia later in life. Click on this link to view full article

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Keyboard

A Silicone Valley School That Doesn’t Compute

john_a_ward / Foter / CC BY NY Times – The Waldorf School’s computer-free environment has become a draw for parents at high-tech companies like Google. Click on this link to view full article Click on this link to view a slide show of Silicone Valley School

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More Diagnoses of Hyperactivity in New C.D.C. Data

h0usep1ant / Foter / CC BY-SA NY Times – Eleven percent of American school-age children are diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, and some doctors say that the diagnosis and its medication are overused. Click on this link to view full article Click on this link to view rates of A.D.H.D diagnosis in children

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Adderall

The Competition Drug

hipsxxhearts / Foter / CC BY NY Times – An opinion editorial, written by Roger Cohen, on the misuse of Adderall by college students. He accounts the story of 24 year-old health science student at the University of Massachusetts Boston and his dependency on the addictive drug. Click on this link to view full article

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