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a pregnant woman holding her abdomenAttention Deficit Disorder (ADD)Joe Graedon - March 26, 2020
An illustration of the brain made up of rusty gears representing Alzheimer diseaseAttention Deficit Disorder (ADD)Joe Graedon - January 30, 2020
Dr. Uma Naidoo tells how to improve your mood with foodPodcastsTerry Graedon - November 26, 2020 - 4 comments

Show 1237: Improving Your Mood With Food

It's easy to feel depressed or anxious in times like these, but you can improve your mood with food. Listen and learn how!

Terry Graedon - August 15, 2019

Don’t Count on Stimulants for Better Memory

Terry Graedon - July 18, 2018

Do Teens on Screens Have a Higher Risk of ADHD?

Karen Berger, PharmD, RPh - April 19, 2018

Do You Know Someone Taking Stimulants for ADHD?

Terry Graedon - April 19, 2018

Show 1118: What You Should Know About Lithium

Terry Graedon - January 25, 2018

Show 1107: How to Manage ADHD Naturally

a bored boy with ADHD
a bored boy with ADHD
Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)Joe Graedon - December 3, 2015

How Well Does Ritalin Work for ADHD?

Ritalin and related drugs are a mainstay of treatment for ADHD, but research shows that evidence supporting their use is weak.

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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)Joe Graedon - December 3, 2015

ADHD Stimulant Treatments Keep Kids Awake

Stimulant drugs such as Concerta or Ritalin can help with ADHD treatment, but they also appear to interfere with children's sleep.

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Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)Joe Graedon - June 25, 2015

ADHD Drug Daytrana Can Cause Permanent Disfiguring Skin Changes

Daytrana (methylphenidate) has been available for years for ADHD. The FDA has just issued an alert that the patch can cause permanent skin discoloration.

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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)Joe Graedon - January 15, 2015

Be Wary of BPA Substitutes

Consumers are avoiding BPA because it can disrupt hormones, but its substitutes may not be safer.

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