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Is Your Doctor Enabling Your Addiction To Pain Pills?


By Dr. Indra Cidambi Primary care practitioners may inadvertently be enabling individuals with substance use disorders or causing others to become addicted to prescription medications. While other physicians may be to blame as well, primary care practitioners, in my opinion, are ill equipped to fully diagnose pain, anxiety or even attention ...

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ADHD Presents Differently in Brains of Boys and Girls


Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) manifests itself differently in the brains of girls than in the brains of boys, new research suggests. The results may help scientists better understand how ADHD affects boys and girls in unique ways, the researchers said. “The findings showed differences in the white matter microstructure between boys ...

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More American Children Diagnosed With ADHD


The number of American children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is rising, U.S. government experts say. And it’s important for the disorder to be recognized and treated. Untreated ADHD can cause serious problems for children, such as falling behind in school, difficulty making and keeping friends, and having conflicts with parents, ...

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