Archives for June 2013

Can Children Have Bipolar Disorder?

Until recent years, medical science did not widely recognize that children can experience other mental illnesses besides attention deficit hyperactivity-disorder. In fact, most doctors refused to diagnose children with bipolar disorder even if the symptoms supported such a diagnosis. Bipolar disorder is a potentially serious condition where a child can rapidly swing from over-excitement, or [&hellip

What Exactly Is Leukemia?

Leukemia is a commonly known but often misunderstood medical term that refers to a potentially serious cancer of the blood. Someone with leukemia has too many white blood cells in his body because his bone marrow is not properly functioning. White blood cells in appropriate numbers help fight infections, but when there are too many [&hellip

A 14-year-old Saudi girl is the latest confirmed c…

A 14-year-old Saudi girl is the latest confirmed case of the potentially deadly MERS virus bit.ly/14gkWoU #coronavirus

FDA panel revisits Avandia; likely too late for di…

FDA panel revisits Avandia; likely too late for diabetes drug reut.rs/1b3Nq

Younger parents don’t stress over their kids’ tech…

Younger parents don’t stress over their kids’ technology use, study says. But is that wise? wb.md/14gqxLR #parenting

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