ADHD Drugs Associated with a Dramatic Increased Risk for Parkinson’s

Estimates indicate that approximately 11% of school-aged children in United States have attention-deficit/ hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Further, approximately 2/3 of these children are currently being medicated for this diagnosis. The most common medications are essentially stimulants like amphetamines or methylphenidates, including drugs like Adderall and Ritalin.

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Whitmer to address education in first State of the State |

One thing Michiganders can expect to hear about in Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s first State of the State speech is education, she revealed at a Clare event last week.

She was at the Cops and Doughnuts shop in downtown Clare with former Lt. Gov. Brian Calley, now president of the Small Business Association of Michigan, talking to small business owners in the area on Thursday. But she got some questions, too, from a group of six retired educators from Harrison who attended the event.

She assured the retired educators they would hear more about education in the near future.

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Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has been busy lately, making actual somewhat-public appearances and talking about all her favorites subjects. Thursday it was the 87th annualUnited States Conference of Mayors Winter Meeting, and her remarks included many of her favorite points. But she’s not just beating a drum; she’s working with a big, heavy hammer. Bang bang bang. Here are some highlights…”

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