Looking Closer at ADHD and Obesity
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may be well known, but there is still a great deal that scientists don't know about it.
Mixed Report Card on Teen Substance Use
Teens may be drinking and smoking less – but they are smoking out more. Cigarette smoking and alcohol use are at their lowest levels among teens while pot use has climbed.
Fewer Kids' Meds Prescribed - Except for ADHD
Though the past decade has seen increases in prescription drugs used among adults, the use of doctor-prescribed medications among children has actually declined - with some exceptions.
Getting Your Bell Rung
With football season in full swing, it's time to get reacquainted with concussions: what to expect, how to treat and when to return to action.
ADHD Medications Appear Safe, Genetically Speaking
According to a new study from the National Institutes of Health ( NIH ), medications for attention deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD) do not appear to cause genetic damage.
Hyper Hypo or No?
The health of a baby in the first five minutes of exiting the womb may be associated with his or her risk of developing attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).