Uncertainty over Obamacare: Republican stand has the health care industry worried

Uncertainty over Obamacare: Republican stand has the health care industry worried

There have been strong campaigns against the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), or just the Affordable Care Act (ACA) or Obamacare. But dismantling a nearly seven-year-old Act will not be easy, which is purportedly on the agenda of the yet-to-be-formed Republican government. On January 4, 2017, Vice President-elect Mike Pence held a discussion with the Republican senators regarding repeal and replacement of Obamacare. However, there was disagreement on the issue among them. Read more

Understanding ADHD – 4: 5 celebrities who were diagnosed with ADHD

Understanding ADHD – 4: 5 celebrities who were diagnosed with ADHD

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of the common mental disorders characterized by inattention, hyperactivity, etc. Though it is commonly diagnosed in children, the disorder also affects a large number of adults. According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA), approximately 60 percent of children with ADHD in the U.S. attain adulthood with the condition, constituting about 4 percent of the adult population or 8 million people aged 18 or more. Read more

Understanding ADHD – 3: 5 steps to fight the disorder

Understanding ADHD – 3: 5 steps to fight the disorder

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a mental disorder that impacts an individual’s everyday life. If diagnosed in a child, the condition impacts his/her performance at school and makes him/her incapable of paying attention, or following instructions. The condition in adults can make him/her hyperactive, impulsive, irritated and anxious. Read more

Understanding ADHD – 2: Types of ADHD

Understanding ADHD – 2: Types of ADHD

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of a kind neurodevelopmental disorder that begins in childhood and often continues in adulthood. It affects the person in such a way that he/she is unable to pay attention; can be hasty, negatively affecting his/her day-to-day functioning or development. Read more