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February 12, 2012
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Latest findings on ADHD

Every kid has a hard time sitting still, and it's not out of the ordinary for a child to drop a crayon midcolor when the opening music of her favorite cartoon beckons. But if your child has a really hard time staying focused, is more hyper than most of his friends and acts impulsively, he may have attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD.

Government reports indicate the number of kids diagnosed with ADHD is up 33% over the past 12 years - partly because parents and doctors are getting better at detecting cases, experts say. You can't prevent ADHD, and no …

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