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BACK-TO-SCHOOL: Anxiety Going to a New School

It's back-to-school time and while some children might look forward to returning to the classroom with friends, others can feel anxious. A little anxiety is normal, but sometimes worries might get out of control. That can be especially true for kids who are starting a new school. Mayo Clinic Children's Center psychiatrist Stephen Whiteside, Ph.D. has [...]

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Monday's Housecall

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Sunless tanning: What you need to know Sunless tanning products can provide a safe, natural-looking tan — if they're applied carefully and correctly. Memory loss: When to seek help Memory loss may indicate normal aging, a treatable condition or the onset of dementia. Find out how [...]

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ADHD Takes a Toll Well Into Adulthood

ROCHESTER, Minn. — The first large, population-based study to follow children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder into adulthood shows that ADHD often doesn't go away and that children with ADHD are more likely to have other psychiatric disorders as adults. They also appear more likely to commit suicide and to be [...]

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Children Who Avoid Scary Situations Likelier to Have Anxiety, Mayo Clinic Research Finds

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Children who avoid situations they find scary are likely to have anxiety a Mayo Clinic study of more than 800 children ages 7 to 18 found. The study published this month in Behavior Therapy presents a new method of measuring avoidance behavior in young children. The researchers [...]

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From Sleep to Shots, Back-to-School Health Tips from Mayo Clinic Experts

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Aug. 15, 2013 — Over the next few weeks, students will be returning to their classrooms for another school year. This can be a hectic time for students and parents: The to-do list may include health checkups, getting children into a sleep routine, planning healthy lunches or preparing [...]

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