Stimulant medications can actually help

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The Opioid and Stimulant Medication Crises

Public health officials have appropriately drawn attention to the vast numbers of Americans dying from opioid overdoses over the last decade. But deaths from stimulant medications have risen at a significantly higher rate over this…

Bigly, Big Lie, and the Bigger Lie

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Some of the problems

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Some of the Problems

ADHD increases the likelihood that a teenager or young adult engages in risky sexual behavior: they become sexually active at younger ages, have a larger number of partners, are more likely to have unprotected sex, and contract more sexually transmitted diseases than their peers without ADHD.

Nature Selects for (F)risky Sexual Behavior

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Sex and ADHD

Although we have not achieved complete consensus…

My child faces a world more welcoming than my own

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Nine months post-election, the ex-president has his first foreign policy success

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Why Republican leaders care now, and why non-voters matter

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ADHD increases the risk for both Parkinsonism and Tardive Dyskinesia

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Dopamine Systems


So far, we have more dead Democrats than Republicans

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Even if Newsom loses the recall, we can keep him in office with write-in votes.

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John Kruse

John Kruse MD, PhD, San Francisco psychiatrist, father of twins, marathon runner. Author of Recognizing Adult ADHD: What Donald Trump Can Teach Us About ADHD

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