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Study: Energy drinks possibly linked to ADHD in children

Kids, beware: A new Yale research study has found a possible link between energy drinks and ADHD in middle school children. Out of the 1,649 middle school students surveyed, those who drank beverages high in sugar and caffeine were 66 percent more likely to have symptoms of hyperactivity and inattention. The study found that boys …

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What Do Resident Physicians Know about Nutrition? An Evaluation of Attitudes, Self-Perceived Proficiency and Knowledge

Abstract Objective Despite the increased emphasis on obesity and diet-related diseases, nutrition education remains lacking in many internal medicine training programs. We evaluated the attitudes, self-perceived proficiency, and knowledge related to clinical nutrition among a cohort of internal medicine interns. Methods Nutrition attitudes and self-perceived proficiency were measured using previously validated questionnaires. Knowledge was assessed …

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