Kira Jaines

Is There a Difference Between ADD and ADHD?

Hyperactivity is the difference between ADD and ADHD. They are not different disorders; rather, the names reflect the evolution of understanding about the disorder. The terms essentially describe the same condition and are often used interchangeably by the public, but there is a difference.

The Causes of ADD ADHD in Children: Facts and Myths

Myths about the causes of ADD/ADHD in children have been around since the condition was recognized at the beginning of the 20th century. The blame goes to everything from sugar to lack of discipline to the children themselves. But what is the real cause? Read on to learn the facts.

How Does Smoking Affect Your Respiratory System?

Smoking affects all the body’s systems but the respiratory system most of all. With every drag, a smoker inhales toxic substances that often lead to bronchitis, emphysema, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, cancer and death. Find out what smoking does to your respiratory system.

Learn About the Signs of Cervical or Uterine Cancer

Knowing the signs of cervical and uterine cancer can save your life. Regular screening tests called Pap tests or Pap smears can prevent cervical cancer and catch it early, but many women don’t get tested, and there is no screening test for uterine cancer. Learn when you should see your doctor.