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ADHD Rx Appeared Safe for Kids with Congenital Heart Disease
Kids with congenital heart disease often are at risk for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). But whether ADHD medications can be safely given to this population has been a big concern for parents and doctors alike.
ADHD Meds Didn’t Increase Stroke Risk
Stimulants are known to increase stroke risk in adults. But what does this mean for the five million kids between 5 and 17 who have ADHD, many of whom will be treated with stimulants?
Worst Drinks for Your Health
When people take steps to follow a diet or improve their health, they often leave beverages out of the equation. Here’s a list of some of the worst drinks when consumed in excess.
Not So Sweet Facts About Sugar
Sugar, the often sweet-flavored substances in food and drink, comes in a variety of forms. Here’s a list of health consequences that are linked to consuming sugar.
ADHD Medication Side Effects You Should Know About
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a mental health issue that makes it hard to focus or control behavior. Here are some common side effects of ADHD medications.
Most Polluted Cities in the US
The American Lung Association released a list of the most polluted cities in the US.
ADHD Meds May Be Heart Safe
Some patients with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may be concerned that their medication may affect their heart health. So, researchers set out to see if taking ADHD medicine was linked to serious heart problems.
New Warning for ADHD Drug
The ADHD medication, Strattera ( atomoxetine ), received new safety warning labels from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in June.
Hold the Hyper, Keep the Heart
People with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) frequently read warnings on their medication bottles instructing them to avoid usage if they have structural heart problems or another pre-existing heart condition.