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  • Does Ritalin Have Side Effects? for Parents

    Find out what the experts have to say.

  • Study Drugs for Teens

    Some people use certain medicines without a prescription because they think these meds help with focus and concentration. If you've heard of "study drugs" and wonder if there are any risks, find out in this article for teens.

  • Medical Conditions for Parents

    Answers to your questions about common health problems.

  • Prescription Drug Abuse for Teens

    There are many downsides to experimenting with prescription drugs. Find out more in this article for teens.

  • What Should I Do if a Medicine Gives Me Side Effects Like a Fast Heartbeat? for Teens

    Find out what the experts have to say.

  • ADHD Medicines for Teens

    Medicine doesn’t cure ADHD. But it does help boost a person's ability to pay attention, slow down, and have more self-control. This article for teens has details on how ADHD medicines help.

  • ADHD Medicines for Parents

    Medicine doesn’t cure ADHD. But it does help boost a child's ability to pay attention, slow down, and have more self-control. This article for parents has details on how ADHD medicines help.

  • Amphetamines for Teens

    Amphetamines are stimulants that speed up brain and body functions. Find out how these drugs can affect you in this article for teens.

  • Q&A for Parents

    Our medical experts answer some common - and not so common - questions from readers about parenting, diseases and conditions, the human body, and raising happy and healthy kids.

  • ADHD for Kids

    ADHD is a medical condition that makes it harder for kids to stay focused. Kids with ADHD can also be more fidgety than other kids their age. This article for kids explains how doctors decide a kid has ADHD and what they can do about it.