He Has OCD and Aspergers, and He Wants to Fall in Love With You

Everyone has baggage. Some of us have heaps and heaps of matching luggage we tote with us everywhere we go; some of us have suitcases of issues that seem small but weigh us down; many of us have quirks and idiosyncrasies that swing between annoying and charming. And then there are those of us who have mental and… » 4/02/13 11:50am 4/02/13 11:50am

America's Children Are Hooked on Whore Pills and Adderall

It's no secret that Americans love our prescription drugs; we'll take them for just about any reason. But when it comes to our children, we aren't always as enthusiastic about dosing them up. A new study is out from the FDA about what's being prescribed to kids and teens these days, and it reveals some surprising… » 6/19/12 11:40am 6/19/12 11:40am

Long Pregnancies Might Lead to Behavioral Problems in Kids

Joining the long list of factors that may or may not make your babies come out smarter or dumber or nicer or meaner or gayer or taller or fatter or fartier: Now it looks like babies that stay in the womb longer might have a greater chance of behavioral and emotional problems such as ADHD. So pop 'em out, ladies! Pop… » 5/04/12 3:15pm 5/04/12 3:15pm

Who's Sabotaging Your Relationships? It Could Be Darwin, But You're…

It's been awhile since I talked about my attention deficit disorder, maybe because the topic overwhelms me and the meds don't work like they used to, and I have a side of me — the side that thinks I could be "bipolar" too — that thinks ADHD is a scam cooked up by Big Pharma to sell decongestants that had been ruled… » 6/17/08 2:30pm 6/17/08 2:30pm