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Ritalin Kid

By Nick Dothée

People downplay the severity of this chemical imbalance, and as I get older and struggle with the link between my ADD and my addictions, the flippancy people have about ADD is beginning to piss me off. MORE  

Landmark Study Wrongly Claimed Meds Best Treatment for ADHD, Authors Say

By Allison McCabe

Experts now believe that a combination of medication and therapy may yield the best treatment results. MORE  

Colleges Clamp Down on ADHD Drugs

By Sarah Beller

Rampant abuse of "study drugs" drives many colleges to adopt stricter policies. Students tell The Fix they doubt much will change. MORE  

Mom Blames Adderall for Son's Tiger-Den Leap

By Bryan Le

"The voices told him to jump," claims the mother of a man who was mauled at the Bronx Zoo. MORE  

Life as a Tweaker

By Amy Dresner

In my early twenties, I discovered speed. The affair was short but not at all sweet—unless you count the all Caramello bars. MORE  

Morning Roundup: November 1, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

Smokers miss more days of work, how ADD and sex addiction are connected, and energy drinks "had role" in student's death from alcohol poisoning. MORE  

Morning Roundup: October 11, 2012

By The Fix staff

Doc claims drugging kids could boost grades in failing schools, smoking grounds for divorce in Saudi Arabia, and LiLo claims her mom is on coke. MORE  

The Rebel Doctor

By Kristen McGuiness

Meet Gabor Maté, a doctor who works with North America’s only supervised injection site and believes that addicts are some of the happiest people he knows. MORE  

Meth-Using Moms Cause Behavior Issues in Kids

By Valerie Tejeda

Children as old as five whose mothers used meth while pregnant exhibit a range of behavioral problems, reveals a new study. MORE  

Morning Roundup: January 30, 2012

By Will Godfrey

Ritalin won't work long-term, Caffeine alters estrogen levels in young women, and Student gets free cocaine with Amazon textbook order. MORE  

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