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How to Review Your Medicine Regime

May 4, 2017

Learn how to revisit your routine for medication, keep on track with taking medications, etc.

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Would Your Child Benefit from a Clinical Trial?

March 29, 2017

  You may have heard of clinical trials, and your doctor may even have suggested your child enroll in one. Clinical trials are voluntary research studies conducted in people and designed to answer specific questions about the safety and/or effectiveness of drugs, vaccines, other therapies, or new ways of using existing treatments. If your child were to…

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ADHD: Keeping Track of Numbers From the CDC

December 13, 2016

ADHD: Keeping Track of Numbers Learn more about attention-deficit / hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and discover how CDC’s research helps us all understand how ADHD impacts children and families. What is ADHD? ADHD is one of the most common neurobehavioral disorders of childhood and often lasts into adulthood. More than 1 in 10 children, 4-17 years…

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NIMH’s Definition of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

November 14, 2016

NIMH’s Definition of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder National Institute of Mental Health   Definition Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a brain disorder marked by an ongoing pattern of inattention and/or hyperactivity-impulsivity that interferes with functioning or development. Inattention means a person wanders off task, lacks persistence, has difficulty sustaining focus, and is disorganized; and these problems…

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Pediatric care for children with ADHD

May 22, 2016

Pediatric care for children with ADHD – Discouraging new findings By David Rabiner, PhD   Most children with ADHD receive their care from community-based pediatricians. Given the large number of school-age children who require evaluation and treatment services for ADHD, and the adverse impact that poor quality care can have on children’s development, it is…

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Why do College Students Misuse ADHD Medication?

November 3, 2015

New findings in why college students abuse ADHD medication.

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Safe Stimulant Medication for Children with ADHD

November 3, 2015

Science News from research organizations Stimulant medication safe, effective for children with ADHD and congenital heart disease Date: October 5, 2015 Source: Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center Summary: Children with congenital heart disease and ADHD can take stimulant medications without fear of significant cardiovascular side effects, a new study concludes. A new study finds that…

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Mental Health Parity

September 9, 2015

Link to information on Mental Health Parity and research.

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e-Prescribing Controlled Substances Now Legal Nationwide

September 2, 2015

Prescribing controlled substances via the internet is now legal.

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Anxiety Disorders

May 27, 2015

General information about anxiety disorders.

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