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Lynne Adkins
April 29, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The FDA recently approved the first medical device to treat ADHD in children, but a Children's Hospital of Philadelphia physician suggests giving the equipment more study. The device is worn on the forehead at night and delivers a mild electrical nerve stimulation...
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April 21, 2019 - 7:46 pm
By Sandee LaMotte, (CNN) -- The first medical device to treat childhood attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, was OK'd Friday by the US Food and Drug Administration. Designated for children ages 7 to 12 who are not currently on medication for the disorder, the device delivers a low-...
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Suzanne Monaghan
September 21, 2018 - 8:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Teenagers and cell phones practically go hand in hand, but research shows device overuse can cause symptoms of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder or ADHD. Excessive cell phone time can lead to distraction, lack of focus, fidgeting and compulsively checking...
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July 13, 2018 - 3:45 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Early premature birth may increase the risk of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms in preschoolers and in attention symptoms in school-age children...
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May 21, 2018 - 7:35 am
By Mark Lieber (CNN) - - Exposure to common medications used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder has increased by more than 60 percent in U.S. children and adolescents, according to a new study. The study, published Monday in the journal Pediatrics, looked at all calls to U.S. poison...
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