During the government shutdown, only web sites supporting excepted functions will be updated. As a result, the information on this website may not be up to date and the agency may not be able to respond to inquiries.
Updates regarding government operating status and resumption of normal operations can be found at https://www.opm.gov/.
Durante el cierre de la Administración de los EE. UU., solo se actualizarán los sitios web que apoyen funciones esenciales. Debido a esto, la información en este sitio web podría no estar al día y tal vez la Agencia no pueda responder sus preguntas.
Puede encontrar información sobre el nivel de operaciones del Gobierno y sobre la reanudación de las operaciones regulares en https://www.opm.gov/.
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, is most commonly diagnosed in children. This podcast discusses the signs for ADHD, and encourages seeking treatment from a health care provider. Created: 11/25/2010 by MMWR.
Date Released: 11/25/2010. Series Name: A Minute of Health with CDC.
A MINUTE OF HEALTH WITH CDC
Pay Attention to ADHD
Prevalence of Parent-Reported Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
Among Children — United States, 2003 and 2007
Recorded: November 9, 2010; posted: November 25, 2010
This program is presented by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. CDC — safer, healthier people.
Maintaining focus and staying on-task can be difficult for us all, but for people with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, completing the simplest of chores can be a major ordeal. ADHD is most commonly diagnosed in children. They have trouble paying attention, controlling impulsive behaviors, and, in some cases, are overly active. ADHD can have a negative impact on academic performance, as well as the ability to socialize with family and friends. There is no known cure, but the condition can be managed and treated. If your child is exhibiting signs of ADHD, talk to your health care provider.
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