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Can't Focus? It Might Be Undiagnosed Adult ADHD

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A Peek At Brain Connections May Reveal Attention Deficits

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Researchers have used MRI scanners to learn that preemies are born with weak connections in some critical brain networks. iStockphoto hide caption

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Weak Brain Connections May Link Premature Birth And Later Disorders

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Will Doctors Soon Be Prescribing Video Games For Mental Health?

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A recent study found a brief delay in peak growth spurt among boys who took ADHD stimulants for at least three years, but no significant effect on their ultimate height. iStockphoto hide caption

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The stress of adult life can make living with undiagnosed ADHD very difficult, doctors say. Jing Wei for NPR hide caption

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More And More, Young Women Are Being Diagnosed With ADHD

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The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that children have no more than two hours a day of "screen time." Marilyn Nieves/iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Ten milligram tablets of the prescription drug Adderall. The drug is used to treat ADHD and is used by some students to boost their academic performance. Jb Reed/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Eliminating junk food from a child's diet is usually not enough to effectively treat attention deficit disorders, a paper shows. Tarah Dawdy via Flickr hide caption

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For Kids With ADHD, Some Foods May Complement Treatment

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