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Adult ADHD: what it is, how to treat it and why medicine has ignored it for so long

Adult ADHD: what it is, how to treat it and why medicine has ignored it for so long

Lifestyle May 15, 2022 8:24 pm4 minutes to read Adult ADHD often goes undiagnosed, so what do we know? Photo / Getty Images Daniele Merino, The conversation Parents and doctors have known childhood ADHD – attention deficit / hyperactivity disorder – for decades, but it is only recently that the medical field has begun to …

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Medical education programs tell how climate change affects health

Medical education programs tell how climate change affects health

Madhu Manivannan, a third-year student at Emory School of Medicine, is at the forefront of a new approach to clinical education. Manivannan, co-chair of Emory Medical Students for Climate Action, was in the first class of Emory’s medical students to experience the emergence of a refined curriculum – pressured and partly created by the students …

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US dual risk papers for postpartum depression

US dual risk papers for postpartum depression

According to new survey results presented at the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) Annual Meeting 2022, one in four new mothers who are physicians report having postpartum depression, twice that of the general population. The survey results weren’t all sad. More than three-quarters (78%) of new mothers reported meeting their breastfeeding goals. However, …

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