ADHD

Brody Zavodnick and their dog, Bauer.
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John McDevitt
December 12, 2019 - 8:37 pm
A Montgomery County boy with insomnia gets the comfort he needs by caring for a terminally ill dog in need of a home, and his story won a national prize for a Philadelphia-area animal shelter. Read more here.
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Service dog
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Carol MacKenzie
November 30, 2019 - 6:00 am
Paws and Affection, a Narberth-based nonprofit, trains service dogs to empower kids who have disabilities. Trainers spend two years teaching the dogs and getting them ready for placement, like 5-year-old Lab-poodle mix Kelly, who has been helping students at AIM Academy in Conshohocken for the past...
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ADHD.
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Lynne Adkins
April 29, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The FDA recently approved the first medical device to treat ADHD in children, but a Children's Hospital of Philadelphia physician suggests giving the equipment more study. The device is worn on the forehead at night and delivers a mild electrical nerve stimulation...
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Teen Cell Phone
Suzanne Monaghan
September 21, 2018 - 8:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Teenagers and cell phones practically go hand in hand, but research shows device overuse can cause symptoms of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder or ADHD. Excessive cell phone time can lead to distraction, lack of focus, fidgeting and compulsively checking...
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ADHD
July 13, 2018 - 3:45 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Early premature birth may increase the risk of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms in preschoolers and in attention symptoms in school-age children...
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Dreamstime
May 21, 2018 - 7:35 am
By Mark Lieber (CNN) - - Exposure to common medications used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder has increased by more than 60 percent in U.S. children and adolescents, according to a new study. The study, published Monday in the journal Pediatrics, looked at all calls to U.S. poison...
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