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New ADHD drug alarms some psychiatrists, tastes and looks like candy

(WTNH)–A new candy-flavored amphetamine is stirring up some controversy.

According to STAT, Adzenys is a new chewable fruity medication geared to children that has the punch of Adderall that hit the market last week. 144 more words


Why I am an advocate

Recently I was asked why I’m an advocate for childhood cancer, early onset colorectal cancer and rare diseases. It happened on a day when I was exhausted from chronic pain and just wanted to sit there and do nothing. 306 more words


Lock the Door 

He carries the pipe wrapped in black socks to the bathroom. I hear the click of the lock. He thinks I don’t know, but I found the clear little crystals in his underwear drawer. 99 more words


This is me.

I’m a former drug addict, abuse survivor, cancer and rare disease warrior, and I battle depression, PTSD and anxiety on a daily basis. Damn, I forget you’re not supposed to talk about things like that or suicide because most people prefer to let everyone see the illusion about how perfect their lives are. 71 more words


Some Dance to Remember, Some Dance to Forget

I grew up listening to all the great classics, thanks to my Dad’s love for Rock ‘n’ Roll. Hotel California was one of those songs I had the pleasure of listening to as I was growing up. 739 more words

On the reading list: Inventing the Addict

I recently purchased two copies of Susan Ziegers book Inventing the Addict. I intended to share the second copy with a friend but paused instead. … 326 more words