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1 year 5 months ago

Television Photojournalist Opening at KOAA 5

KOAA and KOAA.com, the Cordillera owned #1 NBC affiliate in Colorado Springs-Pueblo, CO, is seeking a Photojournalist. Candidate will gather facts, interviews and b-roll for stories as needed, both alone, and with a reporter. Post news and breaking news from the field to our social media platforms. There is a...

3 years 10 months ago

Kids with ADHD more likely to have missing DNA

Researchers say a new study provides the first evidence that attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is genetic. The study says ADHD kids are twice as likely to have missing or extra chromosomes than other children. British researchers focused on a sequence of genes linked to brain development that has previously...

3 years 10 months ago

Bone drugs may raise risk of throat cancer

A new study suggests that people who take bone-strengthening drugs for several years may have a slightly higher risk of throat cancer. The findings contradict another recent study that used the same database of 80,000 patients. It concluded that there was no link between drugs to prevent or treat...

3 years 11 months ago

Some migraines linked to heart attack,stroke

New research suggests some migraine sufferers have a higher risk of dying from heart disease and stroke. The study from the University of Iceland followed over 18,000 men and women for 26 years. Researchers found those who had migraines with aura, or vision problems during their headaches, were at...

4 years 2 months ago

Researchers: pesticides linked to ADHD in children

A new study suggests a link between children's attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder and exposure to common pesticides used on fruits and vegetables. The study found detectable levels of pesticide compounds in the urine of almost all the children studied. The kids with higher levels had increased chances of having ADHD,...

4 years 8 months ago

Kids watching hours of TV at home daycare

Parents who thought their preschoolers were spending time in home-based day cares, taking naps, eating healthy snacks and learning to play nicely with others may be surprised to discover they are sitting as many as two hours a day in front of a TV, according to a study published Monday....

4 years 9 months ago

Sperm donor passed on deadly heart defect

A sperm donor passed on a potentially deadly genetic heart condition to nine of his 24 children, including one who died at age 2 from heart failure, according to a medical journal report. Two children, both now teenagers, have developed symptoms and are at risk for sudden cardiac death,...

4 years 10 months ago

Dopamine seen as root of ADHD

Researchers using brain scans believe they've found the root of ADHD. Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder is one of the most prevalent mental disorders in children and teens - but it can also persist long past adolescence. It can impair a person's ability to pay attention, complete tasks and be productive....

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