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ADHD in adults and kids can be managed with ‘pills and skills’

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) affects people at every stage of life, but it can be effectively treated with an approach often summed up this way: pills and skills. Medication can help people manage ADHD, but it doesn’t eradicate it. ...

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Thousands of kids, adults participate in Tokyo's annual New Year calligraphy contest

Thousands of kids, adults participate in Tokyo’s annual New Year calligraphy contest Three thousands kids and adults across all age ranges gathered in Tokyo’s Nippon Budokan martial arts hall to participate in the country’s annual New Year calligraphy. Each age ...

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Half of American adults are health-care illiterate

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said that about half of the adults in the U.S. have inadequate skills when it comes to understanding their health care options and now, a new report details how greater knowledge can lead ...

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Virgin Voyages to offer adults only cruises

No kids allowed. Virgin Voyages will launch an adults only cruise line beginning in 2020. Richard Branson is finally dipping his toe into the cruise industry, after starting Virgin Voyages (formerly Virgin Cruises) in 2014. The first of three ships ...

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Nearly 4 in 10 adults in U.S. are now obese, CDC finds

Americans’ obesity rates have reached a new high-water mark. Again. In 2015 and 2016, just short of 4 in 10 American adults had a body mass index that put them in obese territory. In addition, just under 2 in 10 ...

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Teenagers have no idea how to be adults

File this one under “how to adult.” Teenagers are pushing off adult responsibilities and milestones such as getting a job, learning to drive and being in relationships more so now than any decade in the past 50 years. When comparing ...

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Kids at higher risk for injury when riding slides with adults

When ridesharing gets dangerous. Playground slides can seem unsafe or scary for toddlers and their parents or guardians, but a new report says that adults who slide down with their children actually put the children at higher risk for injuries ...

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Murdered on Bill’s watch: The adults who failed Zymere Perkins

Little boy lost: Zymere Perkins was let down by the city. (Facebook) NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Wednesday, September 28, 2016, 9:30 PM The brutal beating death of 6-year-old Zymere Perkins after a life of nightmarish cruelty demands the full weight ...

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