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Children With Eye Problems May Be Misdiagnosed With ADD

To be able to read and learn effectively, both eyes have to work together as a team, Dr. Max Gomez reported.


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L.I. Psychiatrist Accused Of Providing Illicit Anti-Anxiety, ADD Prescriptions

A Long Island psychiatrist was charged Tuesday with unlawfully selling prescriptions for Xanax, Ritalin and other controlled substances without any legitimate medical purpose.


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HealthWatch: Food Dye And ADHD

Children love to indulge in tasty treats, but now there could be a link between dyes in those foods and hyperactivity, Dr. Max Gomez reports.


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Survey: 1 In 10 Kids Has ADHD, Awareness Cited

A government survey says 1 in 10 U.S. children has ADHD, a sizable increase from a few years earlier that researchers think might be explained by growing awareness and better screening.


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Is ADHD Genetic?

Children with ADHD are twice as likely to have missing or extra chromosomes – the first evidence that the disorder is genetic, a new study says.


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New Treatment Battles Adult ADHD

Up to 5 percent of American adults struggle with the symptoms of ADHD, but now a new approach to treatment could help millions.