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SAN FRANCISCO — California became the first U.S. state to require that public school textbooks include the accomplishments of gay, lesbian and transgender Americans as Governor Jerry Brown signed the mandate into law.
"History should be honest," said Brown in a written statement.

WEBMD-- Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) should be diagnosed and treated in children as young as age 4, according to new guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics. The new recommendations say treatment for preschoolers should start with behavioral therapies geared toward teaching parents how to better control problem behaviors. If a child doesn't improve, then the guidelines recommend escalating to medication with methylphenidate (Concerta, Metadate, Methylin, Ritalin).
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