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If you take a medication for a psychiatric condition, you may have experienced troubled sleep — insomnia, daytime sleepiness, or…
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Rx Drug Use Among Adolescents Drops
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Why an FDA Drug Safety Monitoring System Is Failing
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Children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) that are treated with stimulant drugs into adulthood not only face the risk of stunted…
An increasing number of children are visiting their doctor for treatment of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and along with it,…
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