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3 hrs ago | National Review Online
It observed that American children were taking psychotropic drugs at record rates; that some doctors and other experts believed methylphenidate was being over-prescribed; that the disorder for which it and related stimulants were given - Attention Deficit Disorder/Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder - included a uniquely protean symptoms ... (more)
Trainee teacher Jenna Clare, 29, was horrified when her daughter Elise began habitually biting down on her own arm so forcefully that she drew blood.
New York Times reporter Alan Schwarz, who for the last year or two has been wondering what's up with all the speed kids are taking these days, has a long article in Sunday's paper on "The Selling of Attention Deficit Disorder."
Every once in a while a brilliant investigative journalist can get us back on track when we have been led badly astray.
This blog was initially published elsewhere in response to an October article, but the Times published yet another ADHD skewed article this weekend and nothing has changed ... The first mother to arrive at my office last Tuesday brought me a copy of the latest New York Times article regarding ADHD .
There is a significant difference between a "response" and a "reaction." At first glance, the difference between the two may seem hardly worth mentioning.
By Richard Hosford The New York Times posted a lengthy story on Sunday featuring doctors and public health experts claiming that attention deficit hyper disorder and a pharmaceutical company with a local location figured prominently in the piece.
In rare cases, Ritalin and some other drugs used to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder can cause long-lasting and sometimes painful erections, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday.
Adderall is not a marketing scam that threatens to tear the fabric of our society, despite what a page one New York Times feature from last weekend would suggest.
The Food and Drug Administration is warning that a stimulant used in treatments for the childhood condition attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder can trigger painful, long-lasting erections in rare cases.
In a note today, the Food and Drug Administration advised that Ritalin, the attention deficit hyperactivity disorder pill, and similar medicines can cause prolonged and sometimes painful erections in rare cases.
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder-ADHD-is big business these days. It has become the most-diagnosed long-term disorder after asthma, reports the New York Times .
Chris Ecarius had so much difficulty filling out his Social Security application online that the 62-year-old went to a doctor to find out why his brain didn't seem to work properly.
Dr. Robert Melillo , the internationally known neurology expert and creator of the Brain Balance Program for working with ADHD, autism and other neurological disorders, has announced he will host a television show.
Hugh Pickens DOT Com writes "Alan Schwarz writes in the NYT that the rise of ADHD diagnoses and prescriptions for stimulants over the years have coincided with a remarkably successful two-decade campaign by pharmaceutical companies to publicize the syndrome and promote the pills to doctors, educators and parents.
The drastic rise in the number of children being diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in parallel with widespread pharmaceutical marketing campaigns for the disorder and its respective medications have given many doctors and parents pause.