Author Archives: Amaya George

Brain Wave Testing & Disparities in ADHD: The Implications of NEBA

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently announced its approval of the Neuropsychiatric EEG-Based Assessment Aid (NEBA) System, which they claim shows promising results for more accurate diagnosing of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children and adolescents 6 to 17 years old. NEBA, which is based on electroencephalogram (EEG) technology, consists of a short, non-invasive test […]

Mississippi’s Fight Against Teen Pregnancy: Another Failed Attempt

Mississippi lawmakers have made another controversial attempt to curb teen pregnancy. Under Bill 151, which is the first of its kind in the country, doctors and midwives in the state will be required to collect umbilical cord blood in certain cases, classified as “potential sex crimes”, where the mother was 16 or younger at the […]