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Health: Acetaminophen Warning For Pregnant Women

Acetaminophen is being linked to ADHD, according to a new study released today. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl is here with more about the growing number of problems associated with the popular over-the-counter pain reliever.


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Massive Online Open Courses

MOOCs are massive online open courses, usually offered free of charge, created by faculty of higher education institutions and they are the most exciting, fastest growing innovation in higher education.



Study: Kids Exposed To Air Pollution At Young Age At Higher Risk Of Hyperactivity

A new study has found that children who are exposed to higher levels of traffic-related air pollution at a young age are more at risk of being hyperactive.


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Study: Childhood Vaccines Are Safe

The Institute of Medicine, or IOM, has looked at the safety of childhood vaccines and a panel of experts reviewed their findings.


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Doctors Prescribing Fewer Antibiotics, More ADHD Medication

A new study of prescription medications for children finds doctors are prescribing antibiotics less, while ADHD medications are on the rise.



Health: Drug To Help Some Improve Memory

Memory trouble? It’s an issue millions struggle with, and now there could be a breakthrough treatment for a special group of women.


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Anesthesia May Increase Risk Of ADHD

A report from the Mayo Clinic suggests that children exposed to anesthesia at a young age – two or more anesthetics by age three – had more than double the incidence of ADHD than children with no exposure.


Plymouth Meeting Company Says It Has Developed A Portable ADHD Diagnostic Tool

A Plymouth Meeting company has developed a portable device to help clinicians more objectively diagnose Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.



Dr. Leon Rosenberg Of The Center For Emotional Fitness

Children today are sometimes tagged with being “hyper,” or as having Attention Deficit Disorder, or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, but some doctors may need to examine them further to find the real root of the […]


Pharmaceutical Company Offering Scholarship Opportunities To Students With ADHD

A local pharmaceutical company is offering scholarship opportunities especially designed to help those students with the disorder known as ADHD.


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Plymouth Meeting Mother Testifies At FDA Hearing On Food Dye

Amy Yuter removed food coloring from her son’s diet with dramatic results.


Ambidextrous Children May Be Mentally Challenged

by KYW’s medical editor Dr. Brian McDonough It may be a great help to be ambidextrous if you want to be a Major League baseball player but, according to some studies in pediatric journals there […]