UK researchers develop new programs to help children with ADHD thrive in the classroom

By Whitney Harder Special to KyForwad School is tough for a lot of children, but the classroom can be especially stressful for kids struggling with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). As a matter of fact, nearly 15 percent of Kentucky children are currently diagnosed with ADHD, the highest rate in the nation. Many struggle to pay attention, sit still or finish school work, overwhelmed...

‘Dangers’ of physical inactivity focus of UK conference; experts say daily walk still best

By Melissa Patrick Kentucky Health News   Obesity worsens the damage that arthritis does to joints, but simply telling patients to go home and diet and exercise is not working, and health care providers must proactively monitor their patients and help them find affordable solutions to succeed. And daily walking is still the best exercise.   “Fitness always trumps fatness.” —...