THURSDAY, Nov. 16, 2017 -- As challenging as it can be to raise a child with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), new research offers biological evidence that calm, positive parenting may help these kids master their own emotions and behaviors.
The study was conducted with parents of preschool children with the developmental disorder. The physiological effects of using compliments and praise instead of yelling and criticizing were almost instant, the researchers found.
THURSDAY, Nov. 16, 2017 -- Before you let your parental frustration get the better of you, a new study suggests you should refrain from spanking your misbehaving youngster.
Researchers analyzed data from more than 12,000 children in the United States and found that those who had been spanked by their parents at age 5 had more behavior problems at ages 6 and 8 than those who had never been spanked.
FRIDAY, Nov. 17, 2017 -- Despite a long and illustrious pro baseball career, Tommy John is more famous as the source of the name for a surgical procedure than for the nearly 300 games the left-handed pitcher won.
But Dr. Tommy John -- who shares his dad's name and played pro ball himself -- is determined to change that. He's a performance and healing specialist and a chiropractor in San Diego.
FRIDAY, Nov. 17, 2017 -- Satisfying a sweet tooth can be tricky when you're trying to reach or maintain an ideal weight. You want to enjoy dessert without racking up fat and calories or triggering the urge to overeat.
All healthy lifestyle diets stress fruit for dessert, but grapes and bananas can get boring fast. Add pizzazz to your fruit-picking with exotic tastes like mango and papaya, or splurge on fresh raspberries and cherries.
FRIDAY, Nov. 17, 2017 -- People with desk jobs want to move more, a new study suggests.
"To our knowledge, this is the first study to investigate how long desk-based workers actually want to sit, stand, walk and be physically active," said study lead author Birgit Sperlich. She's a postdoctoral researcher at German Sport University Cologne.