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“Stimulant treatment for ADHD may also reduce smoking risk”

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This May 12, 2014 article found on the MNT website talks about a possible link between treating kids who have ADHD with stimulants and a decreased risk of starting smoking.  While researchers aren’t clear on why this connection exists and feel more research is needed to figure out the link, they do feel there is some connection between the two things even if they don’t understand it yet.

English: Adderall

English: Adderall (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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“Language Problems Common for Kids With ADHD, Study Finds”

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This April 21, 2014 Health Day article found on the Philly.com website talks about an Australian study that may show that kids with ADHD may have a harder time with understanding language than what kids without ADHD do.

Brainscan of brains with and without ADHD

Brainscan of brains with and without ADHD (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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“Study finds racial and ethnic disparities in ADHD diagnosis”

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This February 16, 2014 Penn State News article talks about a recent study that offers some insight into the reasons race and ethnic background may play a role in whether or not a child with ADHD is officially diagnosed with the disorder.

 

English: Symptoms of ADHD described by the lit...

English: Symptoms of ADHD described by the literature (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

 

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“Lehigh participates in study about ADHD’s affect on college students”

 

The location of the Lehigh Valley area.

The location of the Lehigh Valley area. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

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This September 27, 2012 article on the Lehigh Valley Live website indicates that Lehigh area is involved in a study of ADHD and it’s effect on college students.

 

 

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