Adderall Misuse May Be Hidden Part of Teen Amphetamine Abuse

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 25, 2017 (HealthDay News) — American teens underestimate their use of amphetamines, likely because many don’t know that the attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) drug Adderall is an amphetamine, a new study suggests. High school and college students sometimes use Adderall, a type of stimulant medication, without a doctor’s order because they believe it will…

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The 411 on High Triglycerides

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 25, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Cholesterol might get all the attention on test results, but triglycerides are also part of the picture of good health. They’re a type of fat that travels through your bloodstream. Your body gets triglycerides from fats in the foods you eat and also makes them from other types…

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Timely Tips for First-Degree Burns

TUESDAY, Oct. 24, 2017 (HealthDay News) — First-degree burns are common and many can be treated at home, a dermatologist says. Unlike second- or third-degree burns, first-degree burns involve only the top layer of skin and often occur after contact with hot surfaces, like a curling iron or a stove. Sunburn can also be a…

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