Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has been viewed as a neurodevelopmental disorder, adversely affecting behavior and school performance, with studies suggesting increased risk for poor adult outcomes. However, no prospective studies have examined long-term outcomes of childhood ADHD in an epidemiologic sample.
Our epidemiologic study indicates that adults with childhood ADHD are at increased risk for death from suicide. ADHD persists into adulthood in 29.3% of childhood ADHD cases, and 56.9% have ≥1 psychiatric disorder other than ADHD.
The reasons why teens are not immunized are related to parental lack of knowledge and the need for provider recommendations.
The reasons for vaccine refusal for human papillomavirus vaccine differ from other teen vaccines, and concerns about its safety are increasing over time.
While obesity-promoting eating, sedentary and physical activity behaviors, and increased prevalence of adiposity are evident from early life, few high-quality studies have evaluated interventions that seek to influence the development of...