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Everything you need to know about ADD/ADHD in the news and media, brought to you by the editors at ADDitude.
posted: Wednesday March 5th - 11:46am
"Take Two Tylenol and See Me in the Morning"
Not so fast. Pregnant women taking acetaminophen may boost the risk of their children developing attention deficit.
posted: Tuesday February 25th - 10:02am
A Must-Read: The State of Learning Disabilities in the U.S.
A new report from the NCLD puts LD in perspective.
posted: Wednesday February 19th - 11:35am
Back to School: Continuing Ed for Doctors
A new CME program in ADHD will increase the chances that doctors will make an accurate diagnosis—and prescribe the best treatment—right off the bat.
posted: Friday January 24th - 3:19pm
ADHD in the Media: The Good, the Bad, and the Ridiculous
The new book titled ~ADHD Does Not Exist~ gets my hackles up and got me thinking about ADHD in the news.
posted: Wednesday December 4th - 2:34pm
More ADHD Diagnoses, Less Treatment?
More children are being diagnosed at an increasingly younger age, but the CDC wonders if they are receiving all the services they need to manage the condition.
A new study published in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (JAACAP) found that an estimated 2 million more children in the U.S. have been diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) between 2003-04 and 2011-12. One million more U.S. children were taking medication for ADHD between 2003-04 and 2011-12. According to CDC scientists, children are commonly being diagnosed at a young age. Parents...
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posted: Friday November 22nd - 8:16am
The Affordable Care Act: Good for ADHDers
We can breathe a sigh of relief (and not go bankrupt) treating attention deficit.
If you’ve been diagnosed with ADHD or are a parent of a diagnosed child, you’ve got a lot of reasons to pay attention to the fate of the Affordable Health Care Act. Whether Obamacare survives — and in what form. Some have said that this policy change has been the victim of incompetent public relations. The extraordinary benefits for many millions of Americans have been underplayed...
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posted: Monday November 18th - 9:24am
Need Money for College?
Shire may be able to help you foot some higher-education expenses.
posted: Thursday September 5th - 10:52am
Texting, Driving, ADHD: Danger Ahead
Texting while driving impaired the driving performance among ADHD teens.
posted: Thursday July 18th - 8:22am
It’s Finally Here: The First Brain Wave Test to Diagnose ADHD
Will this new brain test make ADHD diagnoses more accurate?
posted: Thursday July 11th - 9:45am« ADHD News Feed
Does Taking ADHD Meds Lead to Substance Abuse?
No — but medication for attention deficit doesn’t protect against substance abuse, either, as researchers once believed.
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