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ADHD and Homework: Skip the Stimulants in Favor of Behavioral Interventions
Behavioral interventions are better than stimulant medication in helping children with ADHD (attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder) with completing homework. Researchers enrolled…
About Half of Americans Take Rx Painkillers, Sedatives or Stimulants
Last year, almost 45% of Americans aged 12 and older took prescription pain relievers, sedatives, stimulants or tranquilizers, accounting for…
Finding the right type and dose of ADHD meds for each child is trial and error. Luckily, some techniques can…
Starting ADHD Stimulant Meds in Teen Years May Boost Substance Abuse Risk
Taking stimulant medications to treat ADHD (attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder) beginning in childhood for an extended period of time does not…
The number of children diagnosed with ADHD has skyrocketed over the last 30 years. But do more kids have ADHD,…
Treating ADHD Without Drugs
Using a combination of methods is the key to managing ADHD without medications. I have spent many years using an…
New Research on ADHD Meds
With new studies piling up warning of risks of stimulants on kids, are the risks of ADHD meds worth the…
According to a new study from the University of Pennsylvania, two-thirds of women who have lumpectomies for breast cancer are…
These drugs that students believe give them a competitive academic edge actually have harmful short and long term side effects…
Medicating the Genius Out of Our Kids
“More than 10,000 American toddlers 2 and 3 years old are being medicated for ADHD outside established pediatric guidelines.” (NYT)…
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