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Kids with ADHD have some smaller brain regions than normal

Children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder show several brain regions that are slightly smaller than usual, more evidence that the disorder should be considered a neurological condition, a new study says

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Rhode Island state senators push for mental health reform

Rhode Island state senators are introducing a package of bills to reform the state's mental health care system

Surgeons rude to patients may pose problem in OR, study says
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Surgeons rude to patients may pose problem in OR, study says

Surgeons who are rude to patients and others may pose a problem in the operating room

Son's death leads mom to bring art therapy to Quincy for grieving parents
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Son's death leads mom to bring art therapy to Quincy for grieving parents

Donna Rupert has explored different avenues to work through the grieving process after her 21-year-old son, Parker, died in an ATV crash. She learned that many people benefit from art therapy and she found a therapist willing to come to Quincy for a workshop this Saturday. "I thought of all the parents just like me who are trying to find ways to cope with the death of a child, which is very unique," Rupert said.

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Could gene editing help avoid disease? Maybe

Altering human heredity sounds sci-fi, but a major new ethics report is leaving open the possibility that one day scientists might try that to fight some serious genetic diseases

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Revised US tally: HIV infections fell 18 percent in 6 years

New calculations to better track HIV infections confirm that the US is seeing a strong and steady decline

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No designer babies, but gene editing to avoid disease? Maybe

Altering human heredity sounds sci-fi, but a major new ethics report is leaving open the possibility that one day scientists might try that to fight some serious genetic diseases

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Appeals court skeptical of Medicaid expansion law challenge

An Arizona Court of Appeals panel appeared skeptical Tuesday of arguments raised by challengers to a fee supporting the state's costs for expanding Medicaid coverage

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Appeals court skeptical of challenge to Medicaid expansion

An Arizona Court of Appeals panel appears skeptical of arguments raised by challengers to a fee supporting the state's costs of expanding Medicaid coverage

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Northwestern doctor appointed to prevention task force

A Chicago-based physician has been appointed to a national panel that makes evidence-based recommendations on preventive health care