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ADHD treatment device for children approved by FDA

The FDA approved the first device to treat attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD. Children were given low-level electric pulses to help them sleep during a clinical trial. These results were…

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How to spot signs of and treat depression

A new study in the Journal of Pediatrics finds the number of suicides between 2000 and 2018 by self-poisoning has soared especially among teenage girls. According to the American Psychiatric…

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Doctors’ new fears over ADHD medicine abuse among adults

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…