I am so happy you have brought up the subject of over diagnosing bipolar disorder in children. I am not a mental health or child expert in any way, but I did coach youth sports for 20 years and volunteered in my son's schools and still work with teachers and children involved with the Science Olympiad. Here are my unscientific and non-expert observations:
Toddlers may have to rely on grown-ups to teach them how to tie a shoe and use the potty, but when it comes to knowing how to sit, stand, bend and walk with ease, we can take our cues from these agile little ones... More >>
Do you sometimes not only feel like an old junkyard dog - but like a junkyard itself? The Journal of Food Composition and Analysis notes, unfortunately, there's often good reason for that: almost one-third of the food the average person eats is junk... More >>
Breakfast foods are comforting and delicious. It's too bad that most of time we are eating them in a mad-dash to get the day started. So why not turn your day upside down and enjoy some fine breakfast fare in the evening?...
Unfortunately, drinking too much isn't a habit that only adults have. When it comes to all beverages -
from seemingly healthful juices to sugar-filled soda pop
- nutritionists say everyone from infants to seniors is overdosing... More >>
Interest rates remain at historical lows and new housing stock is priced at its lowest in the past nine years, Here are 11 indicators that provide guidelines as to when it's time to buy an investment home in a new tract development.
A good two-thirds of our population is fat or obese and that also goes for our kids.. Fat and obese. And there is more and more evidence coming out as to why. Poor eating habits, poor activity habits, and not genetics are the underlying causes for adolescent obesity according to a new study in the American Heart Journal.