Report marks increase in ADHD diagnoses

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by WHAS11

ABC News

Posted on April 1, 2013 at 9:03 PM

A revealing new report about ADHD in children, particularly in boys.

The numbers of cases are on the rise and some medical professionals have a big concern.

A new report shows that nearly one in five high school boys in the U.S. have been diagnosed with ADHD.

The New York Times analyzed data from the Centers for Disease Control and found that overall 11 percent of all school-age children about 6.4. It’s a 53 percent rise over the past decade.

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