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Is Adderall coffee 2.0?

Originally aired: Thursday, April 4, 2013

Nearly one in five boys and 11 percent of American children have received a diagnosis for ADHD, according to numbers released by the CDC this week. A growing number of doctors worry the diagnoses is being overused. Un-prescribed use of ADHD medication is also increasingly common. Slate writer Will Oremus questions whether drugs like Adderall and Ritalin might someday become recognized as a casual performance enhancer like coffee.


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