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