Medical Minute: ADHD Medication And Children

About six million kids in the U.S. have been diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD. Of those diagnosed, 90 percent are prescribed stimulant medications to help with their academic performance. However, a a new study reveals some surprising findings about these drugs’ effectiveness.

Tuesday, September 6th 2022, 4:38 pm

By: News 9


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About six million kids in the U.S. have been diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD.

Of those diagnosed, 90 percent are prescribed stimulant medications to help with their academic performance.

However, a a new study reveals some surprising findings about these drugs’ effectiveness.

News 9's Robin Marsh has Tuesday's Medical Minute.

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