ADHD Rates Rising Sharply in U.S. Kids

FRIDAY, Aug. 31, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The number of ADHD diagnoses among children has risen dramatically in the past two decades, going from 6 percent to 10 percent, a new report shows. However, it’s still an open question whether all of these diagnoses represent a true increase in ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) among…

Taming Those High-Calorie Temptations

FRIDAY, Aug. 31, 2018 (HealthDay News) — It’s the dieter’s tug-of-war: the need to lose weight versus the urge to eat high-calorie foods. Scientists say the easy availability of sweets and other treats has made the desire for them stronger over time. Couple that with a sedentary lifestyle that burns fewer and fewer calories, and…