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Witness to Corruption: The Merchants of Speed or the Modern-Day ADHD Medicine Show

Lawrence Diller, M.D. | Posted 08.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Lawrence Diller, M.D.

For all the buzz and activity, there was much more selling than educating going on. Sure, the drug reps suggested alternatives and mentioned side effects, but underneath and unacknowledged was their fundamental mission: to convince me to prescribe their product.

The Drug From Limitless Is Available for Purchase on Your College Campus

Eliza Sankar-Gorton | Posted 04.02.2014 | College
Eliza Sankar-Gorton

Although exaggerated for Hollywood, it's clear why students might be tempted to take a pill that might lend mental clarity and energized focus. I wondered, though ... how are people getting their hands on it?

These Study Drugs Aren't Just For 'Slackers'

Joyce Chen | Posted 03.05.2014 | Teen
Joyce Chen

The prominence of study drugs has boomed, a phenomenon where the "druggies" are not slackers or social outcasts but the academic elite, the goody-two-shoes classmates.

Practical Management Of An ADD Boss

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

I have ADD/ADHD, and I run a business. That's not a marriage made in heaven, but I use medication and have benefited from therapy. Thus, I can better ...

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...

Sex, Drugs & ADD/ADHD

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

Call it what you like - ADD, ADHD, AD/HD, Attention Deficit Disorder (with or without hyperactivity) or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. This...

The Inconvenient Truth About ADHD at College

Michael B. Laskoff | Posted 02.20.2010 | Healthy Living
Michael B. Laskoff

In reality, there's very little dispute that medication helps kids master tasks -- like performing better in school -- that are critical for success and happiness in later life.

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.

America's Foreign Policy Diagnosed with ADHD (ADD)

Michael B. Laskoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael B. Laskoff

I know three things about ADHD (ADD) for certain. First, Michael Phelps has it; his mom has been good enough to use her media platform in places like ...