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Study: Acetaminophen During Pregnancy Linked To Childhood ADHD

If you don’t recognize the name acetaminophen it’s the active ingredient listed on the back of every bottle of Tylenol and it is the drug most commonly used by pregnant women. A new study may have some women thinking twice about taking the medication.

CBSDFW.COM–02/24/2014

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DFW Doctor Talks Flu, Alzheimer’s, ADHD

Dr. Crystal Foster joins CBS 11 News to talk about the latest flu season updates, a breakthrough in Alzheimer’s disease treatment, and a possible rise in ADHD cases.

01/23/2013

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Study Says Younger Kids Misdiagnosed With ADHD

Kids with ADHD may be diagnosed because of problems paying attention, family history or, a new study said, because they’re younger than peers.

03/06/2012

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Study Rules Out Heart Problem Risks With ADHD Meds

A new safety study is helping ease the minds of millions of parents who have children with Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD.

11/01/2011

The Anchor Mom: Kids With ADHD At Greater Risk For Addiction

New research supports past research finding a correlation between Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and drug and alcohol addiction. It’s interesting to me that this comes up now, because moms in one of my favorite online parenting communities […]

KRLD–05/14/2011

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Survey: 1 In 10 kids Has ADHD, Awareness Cited

A government survey says 1 in 10 U.S. children has ADHD, a sizable increase from a few years earlier that researchers think might be explained by growing awareness and better screening.

CBSDFW.COM–11/10/2010

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Mom: Brain Mapping Shows ADHD Treatment Working

Nick Van Den Handel, 13, remembers how he felt taking medication for ADHD, and how much better he feels now.

10/28/2010