Health

ADHD diagnoses rise to 11% of kids

The number of children diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) continues to climb, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. There has been a 42% increase in the number of reported cases of ADHD since 2003,…
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Easy Exercise for Teens

Finding it hard to fit in fitness? Just getting through a day of school and after-school commitments can leave most of us wondering where to find time — and if all the running around we do counts as exercise. (It…
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Eat Less Sodium: Quick tips

Nine out of 10 Americans eat much more sodium (salt) than they need. Too much sodium increases your risk for health problems like high blood pressure. Use these tips to help lower the sodium in your diet.   Know your…
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How to eat for exercise

It's important to remember the food you eat plays a vital role in the way you feel and perform any exercise. It doesn't matter whether you're an amateur or a professional athlete – everything you eat and drink has an…
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Alcohol and your health

You might enjoy the odd tipple, but how much do you know about what’s happening inside your body after a drink or two? And what are the effects for now and in the long term? Karen Fittall investigates. On the…
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