Earlier May Be Better for ADHD Meds in Kids

Children with ADHD who start taking medications as early as fourth grade may be more likely to score better academically than those who start taking medication in middle school, according to a study published Monday in the journal Pediatrics. Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is a developmental disorder characterized by problems focusing and erratic behavior. Since 2007, 5.4 million children ages 4 to17 have been diagnosed with ADHD, and 66 percent reported taking medication to treat...Full Story
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