Can't Focus? How to Tell When It's Time to Try Medication

I really can't focus and constantly feel frazzled. Would it hurt to try ADHD medication? ...

Can Fidget Spinners Really Help Anxiety and ADHD? An Expert Weighs In

The Internet has been buzzing nonstop about fidget spinners, the latest craze to invade workplaces and schools. These pocket-sized devices, which can be spun with the flick of a finger, are marketed to ease the symptoms of ADHD, anxiety, and, for people with autism, sensory sensitivity. But can these little toys really improve focus...

After a Fidget Spinner Sent Her Daughter to the OR, Mom’s PSA Is Going Viral

Fidget spinners are the “it” toy right now, especially among primary-school kids and people of all ages who have . But a mom in Texas is warning parents about a potential danger, after her daughter nearly choked on a metal bushing and needed emergency surgery to remove it. ...

A Bystander Had the Perfect Response to This Preschooler's ADHD Tantrum

Grocery shopping with young kids in tow is rarely an easy task. But when your child has ...

Study: ADHD Drugs May Help Boost Child’s Test Scores

By Denise MannMONDAY, April 27, 2009 ( — New York City mom Nancie Steinberg recently received some great news at a parent-teacher conference for her 11-year-old son. The medication that her fifth grader takes to treat his (ADHD) seemed to be making a difference in the classroom. “The teachers always had to have...

Study Links ADHD Stimulants to Rare, Unexplained Deaths in Children

By Amanda MacMillanMONDAY, June 15, 2009 ( — After years of speculation and rare case reports, a study suggests that stimulant medication—mostly used to treat (ADHD)—may have played a role in a handful of cases of sudden, unexplained death in children and adolescents. ...

Study: Too Many Video Games May Sap Attention Span

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Children With ADHD at Risk for Depression

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CDC: Childhood ADHD Rate Rises 22%

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FDA Weighs Food Dye, Hyperactivity Link

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