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martes, 9 de julio de 2013

Problems & Diagnoses Related to Childhood ADHD

Problems & Diagnoses Related to Childhood ADHD
Oppositional Defiant Disorder is a mental disorder characterized by frequent and persistent patterns of angry or irritable moods, argumentative or defiant behavior, and vindictiveness. It can occur in just one setting (most often this is the home), but ...

Mental illness advocate 'quits in despair'

Mental illness advocate 'quits in despair'
A FARMER turned mental health advocate believes too many sufferers of depression and similar illnesses are “falling through the cracks” of the Border's medical system. Bevyn Dempsey resigned from his role as a consumer consultant with Albury Wodonga ...

Larchmont rabbi, now hospitalized, cites mental disorder in cop-impersonation ...

Larchmont rabbi, now hospitalized, cites mental disorder in cop-impersonation ...
“What should be known is that he has received mental health treatment for the past several years,” Rubin wrote. “Over these years, he had been diagnosed with depression and his treatment included antidepressant medication. This medication exacerbated ...

African Americans with blood cancer do not live as long as caucasians, despite ...

African Americans with blood cancer do not live as long as caucasians, despite ...
A new analysis has found that among patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia, African Americans more commonly present with advanced disease, and they tend to have shorter survival times than Caucasians despite receiving the same care. 

MLK's Forgotten Plan to End Gun Violence in Chicago

MLK's Forgotten Plan to End Gun Violence in Chicago
Simon E. Balto is a PhD candidate in history and Afro-American studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Martin Luther King, Jr. speaking at Soldier Field in Chicago. More than a hundred members of ... And they hoped to turn them away from the ...

Dear African American adolescents,

Dear African American adolescents,
I am an African American male and recent high school graduate. Throughout the duration of my high school career, I gained a great deal of knowledge as to what the key factors are that drag us to the depths of society. Whether derived from a cultural ...

New York Museum displays work of Afro-American designer

New York Museum displays work of Afro-American designer
Stephen Burrows: When Fashion Danced showcases the works of the first African-American designer to attain international stature. It features sketches, photographs, video, and more than 50 designs, including first fashion collection, dresses that ...

An African American's Perspective of the Korean Wave

An African American's Perspective of the Korean Wave
I was taken aback for a split second when she introduced herself because she turned out to be African American, and I had imagined a half-Korean, half-Caucasian woman who looked like my daughter Rachel. I was impressed that Mariesa did not display the ...

Teachers: African-American Faculty Was Targeted For Firing At Queens School

Teachers: African-American Faculty Was Targeted For Firing At Queens School
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Teachers and activists protested at the New York City Department of Education Headquarters Monday, amid claims that a principal at a Queens school used insensitive language toward African-American teachers as she fired ...

African-American men may not benefit from moderate drinking

African-American men may not benefit from moderate drinking
The researchers think perhaps men of African-American descent have a different pattern of alcohol consumption – rather than 'little and often' they might be more likely to consume more alcohol once or twice a week. The total weekly consumption could, ...

Special Summit of the African Union on HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

Special Summit of the African Union on HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria
WHY: As the African Union celebrates 50 years of its existence, taking stock of development strides on the continent and projecting a vision for the next 50 years, challenges such as those of HIV, TB and Malaria have to be confronted to securely ...

African First Ladies Summit: The link between HIV and AIDS and cervical cancer

African First Ladies Summit: The link between HIV and AIDS and cervical cancer
The First Lady of Tanzania, Mama Salma Kikwete was among seven African First Ladies from East, West and Southern Africa who were present, including the wife of the Vice President of Ghana. Also in attendance was Cherie Blair, wife of the Former British ...

LGBT Fil-Ams hail same-sex marriage triumphs

LGBT Fil-Ams hail same-sex marriage triumphs
Dayan, a consultant for a human resources firm in San Francisco, has had a long history of activism in the LGBT community. In the 1990s, he served as co-chair of the board of directors of the Gay Asian Pacific Alliance and the Filipino Task Force on AIDS.

Learn About Expanding Latino Marketplace at Business Expo

Learn About Expanding Latino Marketplace at Business Expo
According to the chamber, Latinos make up 18 percent of the country's population, a 45 percent increase since the year 2000. "This growing group has significant purchasing power and plays a key role in our region's economy," according to the chamber ...

"Latino Lotto" Suspects Arrested, One Of Their Victims Resides In Newhall

"Latino Lotto" Suspects Arrested, One Of Their Victims Resides In Newhall
A group of three men and a woman were arraigned June 27 at the Foltz Criminal Justice Center after being accused of targeting four elderly victims in a financial scam dubbed the “Latino Lotto”, announced the Los Angeles District Attorney's Office.

Ann Coulter Is Wrong About Latinos

Ann Coulter Is Wrong About Latinos
Conservative pundit Ann Coulter has been one of the loudest critics of immigration reform, claiming it will give the Democratic Party more voters since Latinos are a lazy, liberal and government-dependent people. While there are many sound arguments to ...

Report: US spy program targets energy information in Latin America in ...

Report: US spy program targets energy information in Latin America in ...
BRASILIA, Brazil — A Brazilian newspaper reports that a massive U.S. spy program is widespread throughout Latin America and that it's gathering information on oil and energy. The O Globo newspaper says it has access to some documents released by the ...

Latin America to see double-digit mobile Internet growth

Latin America to see double-digit mobile Internet growth
Only three regions—Latin America, Middle East, and Africa—will see mobile Internet service revenue grow with a double-digit CAGR between 2013 and 2018, according to new research from ABI. In 2018, Latin America and Middle East are expected to see ...

Latin Alternative Music Conference gives an NYC showcase for the genre's ...

Latin Alternative Music Conference gives an NYC showcase for the genre's ...
The Latino population in America has been booming — but the most progressive music made by those of Latin descent still has problems getting on mainstream radio. Surprisingly, it can be even harder for performers to crack the conservative ...

Latin America Protests Imperial Arrogance

Latin America Protests Imperial Arrogance
US imperialism is once again at it. In yet another display of imperial arrogance, it had ordered its friendly allies – France, Spain, Portugal and Italy – to deny permission to a plane flying Bolivian President Evo Morales to his country from Moscow ...

Two Latin American Offerings Prepare to Test Investor Appetite

Two Latin American Offerings Prepare to Test Investor Appetite
It may be too early to say “adios” to share offerings by Latin American companies, despite a big slide in the region's stocks this year. Peruvian bank Grana y Montero set terms late Monday for its initial public offering, saying it expects to sell 16.3 ...

Starwood Continues Growth in Latin America with the Opening of Sheraton San ...

Starwood Continues Growth in Latin America with the Opening of Sheraton San ...
It is also an important step in Starwood's Latin American growth strategy. The company expects to reach 100 hotels in operation or development by the end of 2013 and with this opening currently has 76 hotels in operation. In Central America alone ...

US electronic spying targets Latin America

US electronic spying targets Latin America
US electronic espionage operations have targeted a variety of Latin American countries besides regional heavyweight Brazil, including key Washington ally Colombia and its nemesis Venezuela, a Brazilian newspaper has reported. The report in O Globo was ...

Cuban President Raul Castro Supports Latin American Asylum Offers to Edward ...

Cuban President Raul Castro Supports Latin American Asylum Offers to Edward ...
Cuban President Raul Castro lent his support to fellow Latin American countries that had offered NSA leaker Eric Snowden asylum during a speech to Cuba's national assembly on Sunday. While Castro gave his support, he did not say whether Cuba would ...

Sanctioning Latin America For Sheltering Edward Snowden Would Be Ludicrous

Sanctioning Latin America For Sheltering Edward Snowden Would Be Ludicrous
Venezuela, Bolivia, and Nicaragua, all Latin American countries with a history of Communist tendencies, have all offered Snowden asylum; the call for penalties on these countries is hypocritical, as shown by the U.S.'s finicky interpretation of asylum ...