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Yesterday | The Las Vegas Sun

Group of women trying to break into pot business 'for the right reasons'

From left, Paula Newman, Alexandra Davis, Susan Lara and Brenda Gunsallus work on their application for a medical marijuana dispensary and production facility Wednesday, July 16, 2014.


Related Topix: Marijuana, Las Vegas, NV, Games, Poker, Small Business, Personal Finance, Medicine, Business News

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Miami Herald

New ways to help treat children with ADHD

Exercises like rock climbing, structured play sessions and even clapping along to musical beats are being used to help kids with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, augmenting medication with these structured sessions.


Related Topix: Medicine, ADHD, Health, Family, Kids, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, University of Miami

Fri Jul 25, 2014

National Public Radio

'Lucy': Hot Buttered Popcorn, With Plenty Of Nuts

What would you do if you could access 100 percent of your brain's potential processing power? Reverse climate change? Pick up new languages while you sleep? Pay your rent on time? Invent an iPhone capable of making and receiving telephone calls? More important: Would you savor the salty, crunchy, hot-buttered freshness of writer-director-mogul Luc ... (more)


Related Topix: Celebrities, Morgan Freeman, Sleep, Health, Medicine, Hot Chicks, Scarlett Johansson

New Statesman

Revising on Ritalin: the students who use ADHD meds

Would you take a drug to help you learn a language? If the numbers of students who have taken ADHD and narcolepsy medications as "study drugs" are anything to go by, the answer is probably yes.


Related Topix: Medicine, ADHD, Health, Narcolepsy, Provigil, Modafinil (generic)

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Psychology Today

AD/HD and Substance Abuse

According to a new report by the American Academy of Pediatrics , ADHD is linked to a marked increase in substance abuse .


Related Topix: Medicine, ADHD, Health, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Pediatrics, Drugs

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Ritalin as Stepping Stone to Heroin

It should come as no surprise that suburban kids are turning to heroin. Heroin is a logical next step in the natural progression of drug use that begins for them in childhood with drugs like Ritalin.


Related Topix: Medicine, Family, Kids, Pharmaceuticals, Opinion

WMUR-TV Manchester

School takes unique approach to teaching kids with ADHD



Related Topix: Family, Kids, Rumney, NH, Medicine

Wed Jul 23, 2014

WMUR-TV Manchester

NH school takes innovative approach to kids with ADHD

As more children are diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, some parents are resisting medications and looking for different solutions.


Related Topix: Medicine, ADHD, Health, Family, Kids, Rumney, NH

Adhd Api sales up, specialty opiates down at Johnson Matthey in Q1

Johnson Matthey's API business had a mixed fiscal Q1 with gains made in ADHD ingredients and bulk opiates being accompanied by a decline in revenue from specialty opiates.


Related Topix: Medicine, Mining, ADHD, Health, Johnson Matthey

The Age

Dealing with a drug dilemma

Children and young people are increasingly exposed to the risks as well as the benefits of mind-altering medications as prescriptions jump to unprecedented levels, writes Rachel Kleinman.


Related Topix: Depression, Health, Medicine, ADHD

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Illawarra Mercury

Ritalin user tried to secretly dope wife

But Horsley husband Christopher Chand managed to make the evening of April 12 this year memorable for all the wrong reasons, after a scheme to extend the evening and land him some action between the bed sheets left him with a furious wife and a date at Port Kembla Court House.


Related Topix: Medicine, Australia, World News,

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

Missouri Is the Only State Not Tracking People's Prescriptions

Missouri is the only state in America without a prescription drug database , which The New York Times describes as "the primary tool the other 49 states use to identify people who acquire excess prescriptions for addictive painkillers and tranquilizers," as well as the doctors who overpresribe them.


Related Topix: Xanax, Alprazolam (generic), Medicine, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Harold Rogers

Sun Jul 20, 2014

KXAN-TV Austin

Cutting edge ADHD test arrives in Central Texas

More Americans than ever are being diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, also known as ADHD.


Related Topix: ADHD, Health, Texas, Sleep

Sat Jul 19, 2014


Commentary / Albert Einstein had a 'bad attitude': Physics can give rebel teens a cause

There's a great anecdote one often hears from professional dancers: As a kid, I could never sit still, they'll say.


Related Topix: Physics, Science, Medicine, Opinion

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Popping prescription pills can push kids to heroin abuse: Anne Reeves

There are many people living in pain who legitimately need the relief provided by prescription drugs.


Related Topix: Drugs, Family, Kids, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Medicine, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic)

Thu Jul 17, 2014

High Times

Marijuana Linked To Depression?

The media are touting a new study published July 14 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that links cannabis use to anxiety and depression.


Related Topix: Medicine, Anxiety, Health, ADHD, Narcolepsy, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse)

Applied Clinical Trials

Shire Reports Top-Line Results From Two Head-to-Head Studies...

Shire Reports Top-Line Results From Two Head-to-Head Studies Comparing Vyvanse? , CII, With Concerta? , CII, in Adolescents with ADHD Shire Reports Top-Line Results From Two Head-to-Head Studies Comparing Vyvanse , CII, With Concerta , CII, in Adolescents with ADHD Shire plc today announced top-line results from two Phase 4 efficacy and safety ... (more)


Related Topix: Medicine, ADHD, Health, Biotech, Shire plc

Seeking Alpha

Good news/not-so-good news for two Vyvanse Phase 4 trials

In a forced-dose titration study , named SPD489-406, Shire's Vyvanse was statistically superior to Concerta in the primary efficacy analysis.


Related Topix: Medicine

Medical Daily

What's Up, Doc? 4 Diseases And Disorders Physicians Misdiagnose Way Too Often

Doctors get nearly a decade of higher education under their belts with the hopes of honing their expertise, to the point where diagnoses are obvious.


Related Topix: Infectious Diseases, Medicine, ADHD, Health, Family, Kids, Diabetes, Stress

Hispanic Business

Johnson & Johnson Reports 2014 Second-Quarter Results

Operational results increased 9.4% and the negative impact of currency was 0.3%.


Related Topix: Medicine, Prednisone (generic), Deltasone, Orasone, Lymphoma, Health, Leukemia, Arthritis