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  • ADHD: Does your child have it?

    ADHD: Does your child have it?
    20-year old Leah Bowyer is concentrating better these days and that's a welcomed relief for the University of Texas at Dallas junior. Se said as a youngster she was diagnosed with ADHD and she's felt it on the soccer field and in the classroom ever...
  • Talk therapy helps adults with ADHD

    Talk therapy helps adults with ADHD
    Roughly 9 million American adults (4.1% to 4.4% of the population) are thought to suffer from attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). And even among those who have been diagnosed and medicated for the condition, life can be a continuing cycle...
  • CAPTURED: CHRISTOPHER LAWRENCE: Labor Day Weekend Ends In Arrest For Accused Woman Abuser

    CAPTURED: CHRISTOPHER LAWRENCE: Labor Day Weekend Ends In Arrest For Accused Woman Abuser
    UPDATE (9/7/10): Authorities say Christopher Lawrence was picked-up by a state trooper during a traffic stop over the weekend. --------ORIGINAL STORY (8/26/10)----------------- The Pierce County Sheriff's Department says one of our top fugitives isn't...
  • Ninth-graders face many challenges during freshman year

    Ninth-graders face many challenges during freshman year
    — As 1990's pop group C&C Music Factory's "Everybody Dance Now" pumped through the speakers in Warhill High School's gym last Tuesday, about 80 of the schools' freshmen danced, skipped and power-walked around the basketball court in an impromptu...
  • Kokomo eye doctor and pharmacist charged with dealing drugs

    Kokomo eye doctor and pharmacist charged with dealing drugs
    Police say ophthalmologist James Montgomery had a vice. The rush he got from the ADHD drug Concerta. "The drug is used as a type of speed," said the Kokomo Sheriff's deputy who's been investigating the case but works undercover. Montgomery worked at...
  • 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...