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  1. A Forever Recovery Releases New Information on the Components of...Read the original story

    Apr 2, 2015 | PRWeb

    A Forever Recovery releases new information regarding the components of prescription drug addiction and how to prevent this growing problem. The use and abuse of prescription medications, from painkillers to ADHD medications, has seen a sharp incline over the past few years, rivaling illicit street drugs in their ease of access and popularity.

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  2. Between The LinesRead the original story

    Apr 2, 2015 | Columbia Spectator

    For Lucy, a current Columbia undergraduate, getting into the college drug trade was just a matter of habit when she arrived in New York. Back in high school, one of her friends sold drugs-soon, she was moving stuff around, too.

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  3. Long-term effects of using cognitive-enhancing drugs by healthy people need to be determinedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | Medical News

    The government, pharmaceutical industry, and national medical organisations need to work together to look at the harms and benefits of long-term use of cognitive-enhancing drugs by healthy individuals, say neuroscientists Professor Barbara Sahakian and Dr Sharon Morein-Zamir from the University of Cambridge in the UK, writing in a Personal View in The Lancet Psychiatry journal. There is growing "lifestyle use" of cognitive-enhancing drugs such as methylphenidate and modafinil by healthy individuals to improve concentration, memory, and other aspects of cognitive performance.

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  4. Nearly half of all pre-schoolers with ADHD are on medicationRead the original story

    Apr 1, 2015 | The Washington Post

    The first national survey of children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder shows that nearly half of pre-schoolers are on medication for the condition, and more than a fifth were receiving neither of the recommended therapies. American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines call for the use of behavioral therapy first with children younger than 6 because the long-term impacts of medications on developing brains are not well known.

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  5. Neuroscientists call for immediate action to determine the dangers...Read the original story

    Mar 31, 2015 | Science Daily

    The government, pharmaceutical industry, and national medical organizations need to work together to look at the harms and benefits of long-term use of cognitive-enhancing drugs by healthy individuals, say British neuroscientists in a new article. The government, pharmaceutical industry, and national medical organizations need to work together to look at the harms and benefits of long-term use of cognitive-enhancing drugs by healthy individuals, say neuroscientists Professor Barbara Sahakian and Dr Sharon Morein-Zamir from the University of Cambridge in the UK, writing in a Personal View in The Lancet Psychiatry journal.

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  6. Adult ADHD drug abuse on the riseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | CBS News

    Physicians and government health officials are concerned about the misuse of prescription drugs for ADHD by adults who have not been diagnosed with the condition. Experts say a growing number of people are taking medications like Ritalin or Adderall for so-called "lifestyle" purposes, to ease daily life or give them an edge at work.

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  7. Man found sleeping in vehicle faces drug, other chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | The Times Leader

    A man found asleep in his vehicle on Wednesday morning woke up to a slew of drug charges and is accused of stealing a motor vehicle. Police say that Richard Hadvance Jr., 25, last known address in Coal Township, faces three drug possession charges, two charges of misbranding controlled substances and one charge each of receiving stolen property and the unauthorized use of a motor vehicle.

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  8. Doctors' new fears over ADHD medicine abuse among adultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | CBS News

    There is a new call for immediate action on so-called "lifestyle use" of ADHD drugs. By one count, nearly 4.5 percent of American adults live with the condition, and that's lower than the rate for children.

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  9. 'There is no doubt in my mind ... that Darcy had been assaulted...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | Daily Mail

    'There is no doubt in my mind ... that Darcy had been assaulted physically': Doctor tells inquest into Darcy Atkinson's death he believed the two-year-old had been 'caned or whipped' in the days before his death He had bruising on his ears, temple and limbs and traces of the stimulant Ritalin in his system when he died His mother said she received a photo and text from her boyfriend the day before he died, saying he had bumped his head while paddle boarding A doctor has told the inquest into the death of a young boy who apparently died from injuries sustained while paddle boarding, that the child had been 'caned or whipped' before he died.

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  10. More research needed on use of 'smart drugs' by healthy peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | Medical News Today

    Researchers have called for the pharmaceutical industry, governments and medical organizations to work together to investigate the consequences of long-term use of cognitive-enhancing drugs by healthy individuals. Drugs such as methylphenidate and modafinil, marketed as Ritalin and Provigil respectively, are used by some healthy individuals in order to boost their cognitive performance, despite a general lack of knowledge about the long-term effects of their nonmedical use.

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  11. The Dangers And Benefits Of Cognitive-Enhancing Drug Use In Healthy PeopleRead the original story

    Mar 31, 2015 | Scientific Blogging

    What are the harms and benefits of long-term use of cognitive-enhancing drugs by healthy individuals? No one can say, but they are popular. There is growing 'lifestyle use' of cognitive-enhancing drugs - such as methylphenidate and modafinil - by healthy individuals to improve concentration, memory, and other aspects of cognitive performance.

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  12. ADHD Drugs Found to Trigger Suicidal ThoughtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    The Canadian Ministry of Health announced on Monday that it will start including new warnings on drugs taken to control Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder , after reports show they may have side effects of increasing suicidal thoughts. The step is being taken in response to the ministry receiving a number of reports concerning patients taking ADHD drugs who saw an increase in thoughts of suicide, including several suicide attempts and even actual suicides in a very small number of instances.

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  13. ADHD medication and Health Canada's warning of suicidalityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2014 | GlobalNews

    As of yesterday, Health Canada has issued warnings about the two main drug classes that are used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD - methylphenidate and amphetamine-based drugs. Although Health Canada doesn't provide any numbers, the agency says it completed safety reviews, and noted reports of suicidality associated with these drugs.

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  14. Suicide risk advisory for ADHD drugs comes 'out of the blue' and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | Edmonton Journal

    The future of Edmonton's beleaguered hospital network became clearer Monday, as the Prentice government announced plans for upgrading two of the city's oldest and most troubled sites. Health Canada may have unduly "terrified" families Monday with a surprise warning that an array of widely used ADHD drugs could boost the risk of suicidal thoughts or actions in patients, says a prominent psychiatrist.

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  15. ADHD drugs linked to suicidal thoughtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | GlobalNews

    Health Canada says stronger warnings about the risk of suicidal thoughts and behaviours are being added to prescribing information for all drugs used to manage attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD. The warnings follow reports of suicide-related events in patients taking ADHD medications, such as thoughts of suicide, suicide attempts and, in a small number of cases, completed suicide.

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  16. Video seems to counter actress Taraji Henson" s claim son racially profiledRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | Erie Times News

    LOS ANGELES "" A 40-minute video obtained by the Los Angeles Times shows an encounter between Glendale, Calif., police and the son of "oeEmpire" actress Taraji P. Henson, during which she contends he was racially profiled. The footage from Oct. 18 shows the officer driving in traffic about 10:10 p.m. in Glendale when the actress" son, who is in a Honda Civic ahead of him, drives through a lighted crosswalk as a person walks across.

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  17. Video seems to counter actress Taraji Henson's claim son racially profiledRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    Taraji Henson, star of the hit "Empire," recently said she will not send her son to USC after he was racially profiled while touring the campus. Taraji Henson, star of the hit "Empire," recently said she will not send her son to USC after he was racially profiled while touring the campus.

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  18. Police release dashcam footage of Taraji P Henson's son being...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | Daily Mail

    Video has emerged of the LAPD pulling over the 20-year-old son of Taraji P. Henson that appears to refute claims made by the Empire actress that he was racially profiled by police. Henson hit headlines earlier this week by revealing in an interview that her son, Marcel Henson, was stopped in Glendale for no reason, then doing 'exactly everything the cops told him to do, including letting them illegally search his car'.

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  19. Are smart pills & brain zapping risky? Bioethicists weigh inRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | Fox News

    Boosting a person's smarts through drugs or electrical or magnetic stimulation of the brain is becoming an increasingly widespread practice. Now, bioethicists are weighing in, saying that while such cognitive enhancement is neither bad nor good, it deserves more research.

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  20. Highland Therapeutics to Participate at the RBC Capital Markets Small Cap Best Ideas ConferenceRead the original story

    Mar 26, 2015 | Business Wire

    Highland's 'In Conversation' session is scheduled for Monday, March 30, 2015 at 1:40pm EDT, during the conference's Private Company Showcase. Highland Therapeutics Inc. is a specialty pharmaceutical company that, through its wholly owned subsidiary Ironshore Pharmaceuticals & Development, Inc., is leveraging its proprietary technology, DELEXISA , to optimize the delivery of previously approved drug products.

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