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Study: ADHD drugs don't raise heart risks for kids

Ritalin and similar medicines that millions of children and teens take to curb hyperactivity and boost attention do not raise their risk of serious heart problems, the largest safety study of these drugs concludes.

 

New ADHD guidelines: Kids as young as 4 can be diagnosed

Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder can now be diagnosed in children as young as 4 and as old as 18, according to the nation's largest organization of pediatricians.

 

Parent training for ADHD families

Parents of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) could soon be offered parenting classes.

 

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