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ADHD, Attention Deficit And Hyperactivity Disorder, Education, Elementary Education, Teaching, Learning strategies, Psychology, Child Psychology, Curriculum, Instruction, Academic Performance, Kentucky

Helping Children with ADHD Thrive in the Classroom

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Nearly 15 percent of Kentucky children are currently diagnosed with ADHD, the highest rate in the nation. While medicine alone doesn't necessarily lead to improved academic performance in the long run, a new intervention developed by UK professors is aiming to do just that.

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New Painkillers Reduce Overdose Risk

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The research shows that a range of compounds can deliver pain-blocking potency without affecting respiration.

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In the Heart of Devastating Outbreak, Research Team Unlocks Secrets of Ebola

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In a comprehensive and complex molecular study of blood samples from Ebola patients in Sierra Leone, published today (Nov. 16, 2017) in Cell Host and Microbe, a scientific team led by the University of Wisconsin–Madison has identified signatures of Ebola virus disease that may aid in future treatment efforts.

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Arizona Surgeon Leigh A. Neumayer, MD, FACS, Elected Chair of the Board of Regents of the American College of Surgeons

Leigh A. Neumayer, MD, FACS, Tucson, Ariz., was recently elected Chair of the Board of Regents of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) during the College’s annual Clinical Congress, held in San Diego, Calif., October 22-26.

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Sanford Health to Study Alternatives to Opioids

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Sanford Health is one of three sites in the U.S. to launch a study to determine if non-opioid medications are as effective in managing pain after carpal-tunnel surgery.

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Toys That Look Identical Aren’t Identically Safe, Biomechanics Experts Say

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The popularity of the Nerf “blaster” toy gun has created an active market for inexpensive off-brand versions of the Nerf darts, but new data from Virginia Tech suggests that the off-brand darts are two to three times more likely to cause eye injuries.

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New Motion Sensors a Major Step Toward Low-Cost, High-Performance Wearable Technology

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Researchers from the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering have developed a class of breakthrough motion sensors that could herald a near future of ubiquitous, fully integrated and affordable wearable technology.

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Medical Expert : “Need a Doctor? Find One While You Still Can. What One Medical School Is Doing to Address the Shortage for Rural America.”

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