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Read: Study: ADHD Diagnosis More Likely for Youngest Kids in Class

Study: ADHD Diagnosis More Likely for Youngest Kids in Class

New research suggests younger kids in a classroom are 30 percent more likely to receive an ADHD diagnosis.

Read: More Kids Seeking Help for Mental Health at ERs, Research Shows

More Kids Seeking Help for Mental Health at ERs, Research Shows

More than 293,000 children have been diagnosed for some type of mental illness in a pediatric emergency room from 2012 to 2016.

Read: CDC Report: Fewer High School Students Having Sex, Using Drugs

CDC Report: Fewer High School Students Having Sex, Using Drugs

The CDC, however, also found more U.S. high school students are feeling depressed and have considered attempting suicide.

Read: Joint Commission: 7 Ways to Prevent Workplace Violence in Healthcare Without Adding Security

Joint Commission: 7 Ways to Prevent Workplace Violence in Healthcare Without Adding Security

Implementing certain policies and procedures at your hospital can make a big impact on workplace violence prevention efforts.

Read: Is The HITECH Act Working? A Summary of its Effect on Healthcare

Is The HITECH Act Working? A Summary of its Effect on Healthcare

Below we summarize the HITECH Act’s success based on the goals of its creators.

Read: Flu Epidemic Closes Schools in at Least 14 States

Flu Epidemic Closes Schools in at Least 14 States

One elementary school in Oregon was closed for a week after 43 percent of its students and staff were affected by the flu.

Read: CDC Report Shows LGB Students Have Bigger Health Risks

CDC Report Shows LGB Students Have Bigger Health Risks

Lesbian, gay and bisexual students were more likely to experience dating violence, attempt suicide and try illegal drugs.

Read: Researchers: 1 in 7 Children Have Some Form of Disorder

Researchers: 1 in 7 Children Have Some Form of Disorder

A study showed many children with disorders come from impoverished homes or homes where English isn’t spoken.

Read: Some School Districts Adopting Later Start Time for Students

Some School Districts Adopting Later Start Time for Students

About 70 of the nation’s 24,000 school districts have moved their start time.

CDC Reports Increase in U.S. Autism Cases

The report found that 1 in 45 children in the U.S. have autism.

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