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Report: Use of Ritalin Higher in Boys

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Report: Use of Ritalin Higher in Boys

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Report: Use of Ritalin Higher in Boys

Report: Use of Ritalin Higher in Boys

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Boys are more likely than girls to use Ritalin and other stimulant prescriptions for attention deficit disorder, a new study in Pediatrics finds. NPR's Jackie Northam reports.