Children with the disorder typically have higher smoking rates, experts note.

Posted on May 21, 2014 in Medical Rewind, Vices

Listen to what Dr. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell have to say about this article on Medical Rewind May 12th show. MONDAY, May 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Children taking medications to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) — such as Adderall, Ritalin and Vyvanse — are less likely to smoke, according to a new analysis. Kids with ADHD who were treated with these so-called stimulant medications were about half as likely to smoke as children with this disorder who weren’t treated with these medications, researchers found. “We found an association...

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