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  • FDA Evaluates Link Between Food Dye, ADHD

    FDA Evaluates Link Between Food Dye, ADHD
    WASHINGTON -- A Food and Drug Administration advisory committee began weighing evidence Wednesday on whether dye additives in food affects behavior in children. The panel listened to testimony from doctors and scientists who contend that studies, although...
  • Faith and Life: There is help out there

    Faith and Life: There is help out there
    Do you, or someone you know, have a substance abuse or dependence issue? Does it affect professional, personal or emotional lives? Substance abuse is the self-medicating of other issues. I do not believe people become addicts by chance. Drugs and...
  • Energy Drinks and ADD

    Energy Drinks and ADD
    Savannah Johnson is studying to be a nurse--she also takes medicine for attention deficit disorder. About a month ago she began jump starting her morning with a canned energy drink--it didn't take long before her medicine--Adderol stopped working--and...
  • Can nutrition control ADHD?

    Can nutrition control ADHD?
    Your child doesn't listen, frequently forgets things, is disruptive and impulsive, and is irresponsible with chores and homework. While this may sound like the behavior of the average child, when it's around the clock it can be something more serious....
  • Suburban moms admit to 'popping pills'

    Suburban moms admit to 'popping pills'
    ESCONDIDO, Calif. - A growing number of pharmacies have reported a shortage of the prescription medicine Adderral, according to doctors.  Two San Diego moms talk about their battle with the drug.   Adderral is commonly used to treat Attention Deficit...
  • Woman accused of killing Southport minister pleads not guilty Tuesday

    Woman accused of killing Southport minister pleads not guilty Tuesday
    The woman accused of fatally shooting a local minister pleaded not guilty at her initial hearing Tuesday morning.    Fox59 spoke with 46-year-old Lori Barcroft’s mother, who opened up about what may have caused her daughter to allegedly kill...
  • Students Unite To Help A Third Grader Fight For His Life

    Students Unite To Help A Third Grader Fight For His Life
    Elementary school students in Luling are pulling their resources together to help one of their classmates fight for his life. Vanessa Bolano has the story. 8-year-old Alex Oxford is back at Mimosa Park Elementary in Luling after weeks of being absent....
  • Kids taking fewer antibiotics, more ADHD meds

    Kids taking fewer antibiotics, more ADHD meds
    American children are taking fewer antibiotics now than 10 years ago, but prescriptions to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, have increased, according to a new report by the Food and Drug Administration. FDA researchers analyzed...
  • Recognizing ADHD In Children

    Recognizing ADHD In Children
    ADHD is a problem with inattentiveness, over-activity, impulsivity, or a combination. For these problems to be diagnosed as ADHD, they must be out of the normal range for a child's age and development. Causes ADHD is the most commonly diagnosed...
  • Antibiotic use in kids is down; ADHD meds are up

    Antibiotic use in kids is down; ADHD meds are up
    A Food and Drug Administration study says antibiotic use among kids dropped 14 percent from 2002 to 2010. According to researchers, doctors are being more judicious about ordering prescriptions, out of fear of antibiotic resistance. At the same time that...
  • Adderall Shortage Affecting ADHD Sufferers

    Adderall Shortage Affecting ADHD Sufferers
    Up to 15 million American adults and children suffer from attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).  There are many ADHD sufferers who take Adderall to treat the symptoms and help them focus. Pharmacies are seeing a shortage of Adderall. ...
  • Family Fund: Coalition for Homeless helps dad, son find strength, footing

    Family Fund: Coalition for Homeless helps dad, son find strength, footing
    An 8-year-old boy leans on his father's arm, raises his head and grins. His father, tired from working long nights and worried about grown-up things, looks down and smiles at the boy. In this moment, the bond between the parent and his child is strong....