A new study from Kaiser Permanente found the diagnosis of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder has increased from 2001 to 2010, with the biggest increases found among black girls and boys who are Hispanic and white. NBC's Dr. Nancy Snyderman reports. (Nightly News)
NBC News chief medical editor Dr. Nancy Snyderman discusses a recent article in The New York Times that set off a heated debate about the causes of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, and whether the risks of Ritalin outweigh the benefits. (TODAY)
Parents of children with attention deficit disorders are being forced to travel from pharmacy to pharmacy in search of prescription medicines, with no guarantees they will be available. NBC's Dr. Nancy Synderman reports.
The American Academy of Pediatrics released new treatment guidelines Monday for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, saying ADHD can be diagnosed in children as early as age four. NBC's Nancy Snyderman has more.
A new report suggests that relatively low-level exposure to common pesticides, probably from residues on foods, doubles children's risk of developing ADHD. NBC's Dr. Nancy Snyderman reports. (Nightly News)