Summary: Thanksgiving Day Fires in the United States

Part 1 of Thanksgiving Day Fires in the United States. In the years 2006 to 2008, an estimated 4,300 Thanksgiving Day fires occurred annually in the United States, causing 10 deaths, 50 injuries, and $30 million in property loss. Of these Thanksgiving Day fires, an estimated 2,000 fires occurred in residential buildings resulting in an […]


Getting ADHD Help for Your Child

Part 5 of An Introduction to Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. If you are worried about your child’s behavior, trust your feelings. Ask your child’s doctor for help. Many parents start by taking their child to see a family doctor or pediatrician. Some families go on to see doctors who specialize in childhood problems such as […]


ADHD is a treatable condition

Part 4 of An Introduction to Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. ADHD can make children feel bad about themselves. They may see themselves as failures, when they are not. They need help with this common childhood illness. With the right care, children with ADHD are able to pay attention, control their behavior, and slow their fast […]


Schizophrenia treatments

Part 7 of Schizophrenia. Because the causes of schizophrenia are still unknown, current treatments focus on eliminating the symptoms of the disease. Everyone Responds differently To Anti-Psychotic Medicaton. Antipsychotic medications Antipsychotic medications have been available since the mid-1950s. They effectively alleviate the positive symptoms of schizophrenia. While these drugs have greatly improved the lives of […]


What Causes Bipolar Disorder?

Part 5 of Bipolar Disorder. Scientists are learning about the possible causes of bipolar disorder through several kinds of studies. Most scientists now agree that there is no single cause for bipolar disorder-rather, many factors act together to produce the illness. Because bipolar disorder tends to run in families, researchers have been searching for specific […]