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Teva in Advanced Talks to Buy Allergan’s Generic-Drug Unit in Deal

Drug Makers: Agreement, valued at $45 billion, would give Teva what it was seeking from Mylan

By Dana Mattioli, Jonathan D. Rockoff, Dana Cimilluca and Liz Hoffman… 292 more words

First Day on Adderall

I took Adderall for the first time this morning. The doctor started me off on twenty milligrams but, after hearing my brother’s stories of feeling “tweaked out” on that same amount (as they say on the drug forums I’ve found myself perusing), I thought I’d be best starting off with half that so I opened the capsule and sprinkled half the pellets into my breakfast yogurt. 533 more words


Is ADHD a “real” disorder, or merely a construct?

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD) was first introduced as a mental disorder into the DSM-II (APA, 1968). Since then, ADHD has been one of the most commonly diagnosed childhood disorders, with estimated prevalence rates of 5-10% in children (Biederman, 2004), although the DSM-5 conservatively estimates 5% (APA, 2013) and other researchers have found prevalence rates as high as 26% (Timimi & Taylor, 2004). 1,379 more words


Don't wanna get stressed out? Stop caring so much!

Stress. It’s like I was placed in a pot of water where it was heating up until the waters around me gets too hot and I get boiled in it. 901 more words


The truth about adult ADHD

Attention-Deficit Hyperactive Disorder, or ADHD, has long since been thought to only affect children. Scientists now know that it affects up to 2 million South African adults and can have far-reaching implications for work and personal life. 1,217 more words


An excerpt from "THE THIN DEAL"

A New Obsession The stage is bare, but for one pale girl with strawberry-blonde hair. A particularly ugly shade of pink fabric hangs across the back of the stage, and the stage wings are made of long strips of the same material. 1,216 more words


An excerpt from "CHILD'S PLAY"

A Positive Thing

I’ve positioned myself in the corner of the coffee shop, facing the room, such that when Eshed Marcus arrives, he’ll have to sit with his back to rest of the room. 1,424 more words