As the weather gets warmer, and families open their windows, they could unknowingly put young children at risk.
Windows are listed as one of the top five hidden home hazards by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, and an open window is one of the biggest springtime hazards to young children.
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Are troublesome ADHD symptoms going untreated in African-American youth even after they are diagnosed?
According to a recent study published in Pediatrics, the answer is yes. Researchers found that African-American youth with ADHD are more likely to go off of their medication and less likely to have adequate follow-up than their white counterparts.
But, while the study focused mainly on the medication aspect of treatment, some parents are simply managing their children's ADHD in other ways.
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