Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro. (Getty Images)

Spiegel: ADHD Is An Illness, Not A Personality Flaw

Mental illness, of any kind, shouldn’t be stigmatized.

CBS Chicago–08/07/2015

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Former Student Sues St. Charles East H.S. Over Hazing, Bullying

The former student alleges that the continued bullying led to severe emotional distress that required outpatient hospitalization and “extensive psychiatric treatment.”


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Some Kids Turning To ADHD Drugs For A Boost

When you think of drug rehab, cocaine and heroin may come to mind, but some different drugs are sending an exploding number of kids into treatment.

CBS 2–09/30/2012

An M&M sold in the United States (left) contains food dye that makes it brighter compared to its European counterpart. (CBS)

Food Dyes Suspected Of Causing Behavioral Problems In Kids

Concerns about synthetic food dyes led many manufacturers in Europe to stop using then. But as CBS 2’s Mary Kay Kleist reports, the dyes are used here in everything from cereal to crackers to toothpaste.



Study: Dietary Changes May Help Treat ADHD

A new study by researchers at Children’s Memorial Hospital offers a dietary alternative for parents who don’t want their hyperactive children treated with medicine.

CBS Chicago–01/09/2012

Ruth Princess, left, and Donna Tague have been diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. (CBS)

Adults Increasingly Diagnosed With Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

An increasing number of adults are getting the ADHD diagnosis. But confronting the disorder head-on can change lives, CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.


Prescription drugs. (CBS)

Shortage Of Drugs For Patients With Attention Deficit Disorder

Imagine running from pharmacy to pharmacy to fill a prescription only to learn your much needed drugs were nowhere to be found.


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FDA Examining Link Between Food Dyes, Hyperactivity

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has begun looking into the possible link between food coloring and hyperactive behavior in children.

CBS 2–03/30/2011