By: Tyler Richardson, Tri-City Herald
A Prosser man who handcuffed and kidnapped two brothers at gunpoint last year will be released back into the community instead of going to a psychiatric hospital.
Rodolfo Hurtado — who was acquitted by reason of insanity of first-degree kidnapping and second-degree assault charges — can live at his family’s home in Prosser as long as he abides by the conditions of his release, a judge ruled Friday.
Why French Kids Don’t Have ADHD
French children don’t need medications to control their behavior.
Published on March 8, 2012 by Marilyn Wedge, Ph.D. in Suffer the Children
“In the United States, at least 9% of school-aged children have been diagnosed with ADHD, and are taking pharmaceutical medications. In France, the percentage of kids diagnosed and medicated for ADHD is less than .5%. How come the epidemic of ADHD—which has become firmly established in the United States—has almost completely passed over children in France?
Is ADHD a biological-neurological disorder? Surprisingly, the answer to this question depends on whether you live in France or in the United States. In the United States, child psychiatrists consider ADHD to be a biological disorder with biological causes. The preferred treatment is also biological—psycho stimulant medications such as Ritalin and Adderall.
“Jamie Hilton, 36, slipped and hit her head on a rock during a fishing trip. Surgeons removed part of her skull as her brain was swelling. Stored it in her stomach for 42 days to keep the bone nourished. Hilton was Mrs Idaho 2009 and competed in Mrs America. A former beauty queen has undergone an incredible surgery where a quarter of her skull was removed and stored in her stomach while she recovered from a devastating head injury. Continue reading
(Reuters) – Mike Yoder’s herd of dairy cattle are living the sweet life. With corn feed scarcer and costlier than ever, Yoder increasingly is looking for cheaper alternatives — and this summer he found a good deal on ice cream sprinkles. ”It’s a pretty colorful load,” said Yoder, who operates about 450 dairy cows on his farm in northern Indiana. “Anything that keeps the feed costs down.” Continue reading