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Study confirms neurobiological origin of attention-deficit disorder

Study confirms neurobiological origin of attention-deficit disorder

Non-academic contemporaries take brain stimulants more often than students

Non-academic contemporaries take brain stimulants more often than students

Viewpoints: 'Middlling news' on enrollment; 'secret mandate exemption;' Obama's surprising appearance between two ferns

Viewpoints: 'Middlling news' on enrollment; 'secret mandate exemption;' Obama's surprising appearance between two ferns

Study reveals strong association between childhood physical abuse and ADD/ADHD

Study reveals strong association between childhood physical abuse and ADD/ADHD

Experts sound alarm about the dangers of industrial chemicals on children’s health

Experts sound alarm about the dangers of industrial chemicals on children’s health

Prenatal exposure to maternal stress hormones predicts nicotine dependence for daughters

Prenatal exposure to maternal stress hormones predicts nicotine dependence for daughters

Alternative Quality Contract model improves quality of care for sickest pediatric patients

Alternative Quality Contract model improves quality of care for sickest pediatric patients

Viewpoints: Republicans' 'repeal trap;' 'insufferable' pajama boy; ADHD epidemic; ACLU's campaign against Catholic hospitals

Viewpoints: Republicans' 'repeal trap;' 'insufferable' pajama boy; ADHD epidemic; ACLU's campaign against Catholic hospitals

Scientists find link between social and economic status and ADHD in the UK

Scientists find link between social and economic status and ADHD in the UK

Study finds increased ADHD risk in children who have allergy and asthma

Study finds increased ADHD risk in children who have allergy and asthma

Parents use bibliotherapy as a tool to help kids facing social issues

Parents use bibliotherapy as a tool to help kids facing social issues

Modafinil may help some people to reduce drinking by improving their impulse control

Modafinil may help some people to reduce drinking by improving their impulse control

Physicians should not prescribe cognitive enhancers to healthy people

Physicians should not prescribe cognitive enhancers to healthy people

First Edition: October 11, 2012

First Edition: October 11, 2012

States ask, answer questions on health law implementation

States ask, answer questions on health law implementation

First Edition: October 3, 2012

First Edition: October 3, 2012

New study analyses effects of passive smoking during pregnancy on newborns

New study analyses effects of passive smoking during pregnancy on newborns

Study examines link between early-onset mental disorders and adult household income

Study examines link between early-onset mental disorders and adult household income

Pre-concussion baseline testing now available at three Vanderbilt clinics

Pre-concussion baseline testing now available at three Vanderbilt clinics