ADHD http://wamc.org en Sean Philpott: Opening The Black Box http://wamc.org/post/sean-philpott-opening-black-box <p>In a study published earlier this week, researchers found that pregnant women who take acetaminophen -- a widely used drug found in such over-the-counter painkillers as Tylenol and Excedrin -- are at increased risk of having children with hyperkinetic disorders like ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder).</p><p> Thu, 27 Feb 2014 17:47:00 +0000 Sean Philpott 84762 at http://wamc.org Sean Philpott: Bright Shiny Things http://wamc.org/post/sean-philpott-bright-shiny-things <p></p><p>On Tuesday, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released startling new data on the incidence of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in American kids. According to the CDC, over 6 million children between the ages of 4 and 17 have been diagnosed with ADHD. Despite coming on the heels of April Fool’s Day, those numbers are no joke.</p><p> Thu, 04 Apr 2013 16:29:40 +0000 Sean Philpott 61446 at http://wamc.org