Rethinking Ritalin

An Israeli F-16 fighter jet advances as it prepares to take off for a mission in Lebanon at Ramat David air force base in northern Israel, in this Thursday, July 20, 2006 file photo. The United States offered Israel on Aug. 16,2007, an unprecedented $30-billion military aid package. AP Photo/Baz Ratner, File

Should a five-year-old be prescribed Ritalin for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)? What about a four-year-old? Or a three-year-old? A new government study is looking for the answer to those questions.

Dr. Mike Rosen has some details of the controversial research into ADHD and the drugs used to treat it.
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  • Bob Bicknell

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