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Medicine / Adhd / Ritalin #379146

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 18, 1998
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Valley Forge, Pennsylvania: John Roberts) Series of meetings about children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) reported; concerns about over-prescription of Ritalin examined. [Jarryd's mother Michele NOVOTNI - says Ritalin gave her a child back.] [SPEAKER - says he thinks Ritalin is over-prescribed.] [NIH Conference chairman Dr. David KUPFER - says doctors know less about ADHD than they thought.] Areas of resaerch into ADHD noted. [Saint Christopher's Children's Hospital Dr. Marian CALLAGHAN - says ADHD is a clinical diagnosis.]

Rather, Dan;
Roberts, John

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