Tackling the Challenges of Adult ADHD When I’m assessing teenagers for Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), I’ll often hear a parent say, “I was just like that when I was a kid.” Sometimes, that leads to an “aha moment” when they find…
One in 13 children in the United States have a food allergy, a 50% increase overall and a 300% increase in peanut allergies during the 14 years from 1997 to 2011. This growing epidemic costs our health care system $24.8…
Flu season peaks in February and can last into May. There are several months left in the flu season. Here’s some advice about how not to join the millions who get sick, hundreds of thousands who are hospitalized and thousands…
Your choices for fall shoes can help relieve a world of foot pain. Women’s feet, in particular, take a beating in the summer. Dressing up involves high heels, while choices for dressing down are sandals and flip flops. Pretty summer…
As we age, it’s not uncommon to experience some loss of agility or to find we’re not as graceful as we once were. Balance issues are an increasingly common problem for seniors. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and…
Here’s a familiar The Wizard of Oz scene: Dorothy and her companions have overcome the forest hazards along the yellow-brick road, and just as the Emerald City finally comes into view, they step into a field of seemingly innocent flowers.…
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