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Addictions. Addiction is the repeated involvement with a substance or activity, despite the substantial harm it now causes, because that involvement was (and may continue to be) pleasurable and/or valuable. More...
ADHD: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. A detailed description of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), its causes, symptoms and treatments. ADHD is a neurological disorder that develops during childhood and can persist into adulthood. More...
Alcoholism. Alcoholism is a commonly used term that describes an impaired ability to limit alcohol use, despite the harmful consequences of continued use. More...
Anger Management. Anger is a basic and normal emotion, but one that can easily become destructive and lead to health and social problems. Explore information in this topic center on the nature of anger, and anger management therapy and techniques. More...
Child & Adolescent Development: Puberty. This article provides an overview of puberty and the physical, mental, emotional and social changes that occur during this time. More...
Gambling Addiction. Gambling addiction describes an impaired ability to resist the impulse to make financial wagers on games or activities that rely heavily on chance. More...
Parenting. It's normal for new parents and caregivers to feel a mixture of excitement, joy, and love along with some anxiety, fear, and a little trepidation. More...
Sex and Pornography Addiction. Sexual addiction refers to a preoccupation with sexual thoughts or sexual behavior to the extent that this preoccupation continues even though it causes substantial harm. More...

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Poverty Might Raise Black Kids' Health Risks as Early as Age 5
Kids growing up in poverty show the effects of being poor as early as age 5 -- especially those who are Black, a new study suggests. More...

Could Hospital Visit Records Help Docs Spot ADHD, Autism Early?
Kids with autism or attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) go to the hospital more in their first year of life than children without these conditions, according to a new study. More...

Fewer Painful Procedures Could Help Preemies' Brain Development: Study
Giving fewer needle sticks to premature newborns in the intensive care unit may improve growth of a key brain area, a new study suggests. More...

Nurses Can Make the Difference for New Moms' Breastfeeding
One key to breastfeeding success? Having enough hospital nurses to ensure that new moms get top-notch care. More...

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