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Ritalin and Adderall May Be Sabotaging Your Kids

 Over the past 20 years, mental disabilities have overtaken physical disabilities as the leading limitation on children’s activities. Today, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is three times more likely than asthma to disable an American child. An often difficult question for parents is whether to put their child with ADHD on either Ritalin or Adderall, the

Acetaminophen (tylenol) in pregnancy linked to ‘ADHD-like behaviors’

 Doctors frequently recommend acetaminophen, commonly found in over-the-counter pain relievers including Tylenol, to pregnant women for treating mild pain. But a new study out of Denmark suggests the use of acetaminophen during pregnancy could be associated with ADHD-like behavioral problems in children. “(Pregnant women) shouldn’t worry at this point,” says study author Dr. Beate Ritz,