“You’ve Got a Difference, But Not a Disease”

Sports Illustrated’s ‘2008 Sportsman of the Year’ award is of no surprise to anyone this year.  Michael Phelps and his mind-boggling 8 Gold Medals captivated the country in August.  However, the manner in which his accomplishments have inspired thousands of children and teens who have ADHD is even more encouraging.  NY Times writer Tara Parker-Pope calls Phelps the new face of ADHD.  Ed Hallowell, a […]

Bah, Humbug!

Here are 2 little doses of ‘Ebenezer Scrooge’ for you just in time for the Holidays. Researchers recently released the results of the first comprehensive evaluation of how media effects children and adolescent physical health.  After examining 173 scientific studies researchers concluded that in over 80% of the studies there was a strong link between media exposure and long-term […]