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Amphetamines: Not Just for Kids Anymore

Van Winkle's | Posted 06.30.2015 | Parents
Van Winkle's

If you thought Ritalin was invented in the early 00s -- when every hyperactive American kid popped a few mills with his Cap'n Crunch and zipped off to 4th grade homeroom -- you wouldn't be alone. But methylphenidate has been around as a treatment for hyperactivity since at least the 60s.

UN Report: Drug Use 'Soaring'

Posted 11.22.2011 | World

By Luke Hunt, The Diplomat The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has confirmed what to many has been clear for some time – t...

Weekly Pulse: Don't Snort Bath Salts, Kids

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Media Consortium

by Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium blogger According to Robin Marty of Care2.org, today's young whippersnappers are snorting bath salts and pl...

We Need a Bullhorn - The Mute Voice of Adult ADD/ADHD

Michael B. Laskoff | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Michael B. Laskoff

Four to five percent (4-5%) of the adult population of America has ADHD. Even using the conservative figure, that's 12.4 million people - 50% more tha...

Is Strattera Getting Too Easy To Prescribe For ADHD?

Michael B. Laskoff | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Michael B. Laskoff

Generally, I only write about my ADHD when there's a news 'hook'. That's because I treat my ADHD with an amphetamine based medication called Vyvanse, ...

The Wave of Evil: New Report on ADHD Drugs Blowback

Bruce E. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Bruce E. Levine

ADHD drugs are either the "amphetamine-like" or actual amphetamines. It should not be surprising that long-term use is associated with many hazards.