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ADHD Drug May Help Curb Meth Addicts' Cravings

By Victoria Kim

Replacing meth with ADHD drugs may be the same as nicotine replacement or using methadone to treat heroin addicts. MORE  

Baltimore's Chris Davis Suspended for Adderall Use

By Shawn Dwyer

The Orioles slugger was given a 25-game suspension after testing positive for amphetamines. MORE  

ADHD Drug To Be Tested On Four-Year-Olds

By McCarton Ackerman

Clinical trials for a new ADHD drug have raised more than a few eyebrows. MORE  

New Study Shows Autistic Youth Vulnerable to Alcohol Dependence

By John Lavitt

Those with autism and ADHD symptoms were more likely to abuse alcohol. MORE  

The Dangers of Self-Medication

By Richard Zimmer

Trying to medicate your issues with alcohol or drugs may work in the short run, but you might be setting yourself up for an even worse problem. MORE  

Research Shows Ritalin Causes Long-Term Brain Injury

By John Lavitt

Though still in the research phase, a new study showed that the ADHD drug can potentially cause clinical depression and damage to the frontal lobes. MORE  

Young Women the Fastest Growing Users of ADHD Meds

By Bryan Le

While young boys still dominate the Ritalin and Adderall market, adult women are very quickly catching up. 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  

You Probably Have ADHD

By Allison McCabe

Deceptive marketing and celebrity endorsements have created an ADHD culture, much to the delight of the pharmaceutical companies. MORE  

New Study May Open Doors to Breaking the Link Between ADHD and Addiction

By Allison McCabe

Researchers hope that more effective treatments catering to one’s specific genetic makeup will emerge in the future. MORE  

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