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The Rise Of ADHD

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Hour 2: Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is difficult to diagnose. And yet, one in nine children in the U.S. are now told they have the condition. We’ll find out this hour why that number continues to grow – and about the high cost to our healthcare system – with Dr. Richard Scheffler, Distinguished Professor of Health Economics and Public Policy at the University of California, Berkeley. He’s co-author of The ADHD Explosion: Myths, Medication, Money, and Today’s Push for Performance (Oxford).]