ADHD

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Study Finds Acetaminophen Use By Pregnant Women Could Cause ADHD

A new study found that pregnant women who take a common, over-the-counter pain reliever run a higher risk of their children developing attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

02/24/2014

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DEA Sponsoring Prescription Drug ‘Take Back’ Day Across Colorado

More teens admit to participating in the dangerous trend of misusing prescription drugs, and this weekend there’s a way to get rid of that potential danger.

04/23/2013

Wally Lederer, left, speaks with CBS4's Kathy Walsh. (credit: CBS)

CDC Survey Raises Concern About Over Diagnosis of ADHD

New data from the Centers for Disease Control shows 11 percent of school age children in the United States have been diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and two-thirds of them are taking stimulants.

04/02/2013

Nicholas Busbey and Marshall Pedder (credit: Boulder Police)

2 CU Students Charged In Selling, Buying Rx Medication

Two University of Colorado students face potential felonies for allegedly selling and buying prescription medications.

03/20/2013

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Study Says ADHD Continues Into Adulthood, Colorado Man Can Help

It turns out attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) isn’t just an irritating childhood disorder. New research shows nearly a third of children continued to have ADHD as an adult.

03/04/2013

James Holmes (credit: University Of Colorado)

University Of Iowa Rejected Aurora Shooting Suspect’s Application

The University of Iowa rejected the suspect in the Colorado movie theater shooting rampage from a graduate neuroscience program last year because he was not considered “a good personal fit,” a spokesman said Thursday.

08/30/2012

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Most Common Medicine Prescribed To Teens?

There’s new research today on medicine use in children. The good news: prescriptions for antibiotics are down. The bad: prescriptions for stimulants are up. Way up. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida reports on the especially frightening trend among teens.

06/18/2012

The majority of people who suffer from chronic pain feel they are treated like drug addicts during their pharmacy visits, and nearly one-third of pain sufferers showed concern they are being embarrassed by their healthcare provider. (credit: ThinkStock)

Will These Meds Attack Your Heart?

Millions of Americans take drugs such as Ritalin and Adderall, but at what risk to the heart? Dr. Dave Hnida looks at a new study which analyzes the safety of these mediciations on the ticker.

12/12/2011

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