Antipsychotics Prescribed To Treat ADHD In Kids

By Catherine Pearson The number of children and teens taking antipsychotic medications has skyrocketed in recent years, with psychiatrists prescribing the drugs in nearly one-in-three visits with youth, a new study found. The drugs are not only being prescribed for schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, but also for the commonly diagnosed attention deficit…

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Circus Animal Abuse: Parents Conflicted Over Taking Kids to Circus

Should parents take their children to the circus? While going to the circus may be a favorite pastime for many adults, circus animal abuse allegations have led many parents to squirm at the thought of taking their children. Animal activists have recently petitioned against Groupon, upset that the deal-of-the-day website…

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Garth in “Teachers Rock”

Garth Brooks has just been added to the line-up of performers appearing in TEACHERS ROCK, a special tribute concert celebrating teachers and education and benefitting several non-profit organizations, featuring some of the biggest names in music, film and sports. Live on August 14 at 7:30 p.m. from Nokia Theatre L.A.

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“Teachers Rock” on Friday, 8.17 at 8/7c on CBS

Carrie Underwood and Garth Brooks will headlining the benefit concert. The event will also showcase live performances by Dierks Bentley, Fun, Josh Groban and special appearances by Viola Davis from “Won’t Back Down”, Morgan Freeman, Meryl Streep and many more. Proceeds from TEACHERS Rock will benefit three non-profit organizations: DonorsChoose.org, Feeding America and Teach for America.

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LifeThruDivorce Offers Online Community

A new interactive, online community offers support and empathy for parents and children experiencing the impact associated with a divorce. With input from various industry experts along with interaction, encouragement, insight and guidance from people sharing experiences in its online forums and Facebook, LifeThruDivorce will be a dynamic, trusted partner for anyone touched by divorce

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2012 Olympics: No Easy Answers to Lolo Debate

By espn.com Photo: Lolo Jones finished fourth in the 100-meter hurdles final, 0.10 seconds behind bronze medalist Kellie Wells. LONDON — There’s no easy way to discuss this Lolo Jones thing. There’s never any way to talk freely about the personal appeal of athletes, especially female athletes, about who’s hot and…

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“Skincare News” Presents Skincare Beauty FAQ Handbook

Rancho Cordova, CA (PRWEB) Even if a woman only wears makeup on occasion, learning what works and what doesn’t is key to a polished look. For makeup mavens, this guide can help streamline routines and offer tips on keeping products organized and fresh. Use Part 10 of Skincare-news.com’s Skincare &…

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Saving Tips through Online Shopping

Shopping online is getting popularity among people due to its convenience and time saving. With less time and effort you can visit different online stores in couple of minutes. Online shopping is helpful for bargain hunters as it allows them to search for better deals and discounts in less time.…

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Sears Teams Up

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Parents of the 13 million children who suffer from an acute bullying problem[1] can now find solutions at their fingertips. Sears has announced the launch of Team Up to Stop Bullying to address America’s bullying issue, which spikes as students return to…

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Raising girls as Princesses

Of recent, I’ve been thinking a lot about Princesses and kingdoms – I guess mainly because my present children’s book that I’m working on is one of such tales. The story is presently at the illustration stages and as this stage progresses, it’s so exciting to see these vibrant images bring my story to life!

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Teen Birth Rates on the Rise

Teen birth rates are on the rise after years of decline. In 2006 the overall teen birth rate in the United States increased for the first time in 15 years, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention which released its initial findings in December 2007.

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A Tribute to Fathers.

The role of dads in the society can never be over emphasised. They truly give a home the solid secure foundation that’s needed for a stable family life. So I simply give a shout out to all fathers who take their role seriously.

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Twitterers Reveal The Most Inappropriate Wedding Songs

By The Huffington Post Similar to how guests know not to wear white to someone’s Big Day, there are just some things you know NOT to do when it comes to weddings. From downing one too many drinks at the bar to texting during the vows, some behaviors are just,…

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6 Ways to Damage Your Reputation at a New Job

By Lisa Quast (Forbes)  Avoid these 6 ways to hurt your reputation.  “I think I just blew it with my new boss,” moaned a former career-coaching client over the telephone. “I thought I’d given myself enough time to get to my new job but there was an accident on the freeway blocking…

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Death to Obesity: Bloomberg Seeks to Ban Large Sugary Drinks

By Neetzan Zimmerman  “I think that’s what the public wants the mayor to do,” NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg told the New York Timesyesterday shortly after announcing a proposal to ban sale of sweetened drinks larger than 16 ounces. The plan does come with several major caveats: The ban will not apply to supermarkets…

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Diane Tran, Texas Honor Student Jailed

By Timothy Stenovec Diane Tran, the Texas honor student who was jailed last week for missing too much school, will not have to worry about telling future employers or college admissions offices that she has a criminal history. Lanny Moriarty, the judge who ordered the 17-year-old to go to jail after more…

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Torture By Sesame Street At Guantanamo Bay: Al Jazeera Reports

By Huffington Post In 2008, reports surfaced that detainees at Guantanamo Bay had been tortured by songs such as Metallica’s “Enter Sandman” and Drowning Pool’s “Bodies.” Now, a new documentary from Al Jazeera shows that detainees may also have been subjected to musical torture of a softer variety. According to the report,…

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HGTV Admits House Hunters Is Partially Staged

By Amos Barshad [Explosion noise!] In a mushrooming scandal currently rocking the world of real-estate-themed reality television, HGTV (that’d be Home and Garden Television) has been forced to admit that its flagship show, House Hunters, in which home buyers are shown three prospective homes to purchase — or, if you’d rather,…

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Club Soda, Not Seals!

By treehugger14 “We have posters, we have buttons, we have shirts, all of which portray the head of a baby seal with tears coming out of its eyes.” –Paul Watson We’ve all seen the adorable picture of a seal. The fluffy white baby, with the big black eyes.  You’d never…

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WAYS TO SAVE

I’m always looking for a good deal, here are some things I’ve found that I use to save some money..   I sign up with them, so I get emails of what sales are going on and what stores are having a deal online. You’ll neve again buy anything online…

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Spring is here!

So I’m always trying to find something cute and easy that can be worn multiple ways. Its good to have the BASICS in a closet, that keeps you from getting sick of clothes easily. Like when you buy some nice expensive blouse that is cute one season but then within…

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Careers In Cooking and Baking

Careers in cooking and baking makes for an exciting profession. Bakers can work at supermarkets, cafeterias, restaurants, hospitals, schools, colleges, nursing and assisted living homes and, of course, bakeries. Indeed, anyplace that serves delicious baked treats to customers, residents or guests needs at least one baker. And there may be…

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Welcoming the Summer with Celebrating

The last two weekends have been chock full of events. Where I live, the summer came in full swing at the last week in May making the last weekend of May, a truly remarkable / splendid one. Of course like most people I spent that weekend outdoors, especially on the…

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