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UNC School of Dentistry is giving kids something to smile about – The Daily Tar Heel

“Becoming the national kickoff site was important to us because it served as an opportunity to reach deeper into our communities, to provide so much needed care,” Davis said. “Give Kids A Smile day serves as an opportunity for a health reset for many families, and an opportunity to extend access to care that many… Read More »

Later school times prove a success in Seattle: Kids are getting more sleep and higher grades

Later school times prove a success in Seattle: Kids are getting more sleep and higher grades since the new system began, study says The Seattle School District pushed back high school and middle school start times in 2017 from 7.50am to 8.45am Students got an average of 30 minutes of extra sleep each night, researchers… Read More »

Could Young Age at School Start Lead to False Diagnosis of ADHD?

Print this page WEDNESDAY, Nov. 28, 2018 — Does being the youngest in the class up your child’s odds of being erroneously diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)? It might. New research suggests these kids appear to be about 30 percent more likely to receive a diagnosis of ADHD. However, it probably doesn’t change… Read More »