The youngest children in kindergarten are more likely to be diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in early grades, a study shows, an intriguing finding for parents on the fence about when to start their child in school.
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By Carla K. Johnson The Associated Press
Dick Tracey didn’t have to visit a tall building to get over his fear of heights. He put on a virtual reality headset.
Through VR, he rode an elevator to a high-rise atrium that looked so real he fell to his knees.
“I needed to search with my hand for something solid around me,” he said.
For the first time, the federal government is proposing cutting the nicotine level in cigarettes so they aren’t so addictive.
CHICAGO — Remarks by a top U.S. health official have reignited a quarrel in the world of addiction and recovery: Does treating opioid addiction with medication save lives? Or does it trade one addiction for another?
Health Secretary Tom Price’s recent comments one replying to a reporter’s question, the other in a newspaper op-ed waver between two strongly held views.
CHICAGO — Heavy seniors who want to lose pounds safely shouldn’t skip the weight machines or the treadmill, new research suggests.