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Combining medications could offer better results for ADHD patients Three studies report that combining two standard medications could lead to greater clinical improvements for children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) than either ADHD therapy alone. At present, studies show that the use of several ADHD medications result in significant reductions in ADHD symptoms. However, so far there is no conclusive evidence that these standard drug treatments also improve long-term academic, social, and clinical outcomes.
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Beyond Knee-Jerk Partisanship? Clinton, Trump, and Speeches Numbers are in. And the morality and negativity of the Clinton and Trump nomination acceptance speeches are in the spotlight.
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