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Study Finds Youngest in the Class Often Diagnosed with ADHD

A disproportionate number of students who are the youngest in their class are diagnosed with attention-deficit/ hyperactivity disorder, a new Canadian study finds. The cut-off date to enter school in Canada is December 31, so those children born in December are some of the youngest in their grade. The study, which looked at children ages 6 to 12, found that boys who were born in December were 30 percent more likely to be diagnosed with ADHD than boys born in Read More

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