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Diagnoses of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder on rise nationally, locally

Concerns raised about proper determination

Posted: Sunday, April 7, 2013 12:00 am

More than 5.4 million children in the U.S. have been diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, according to new studies released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Of those millions, 10.9 percent reside in Georgia and 5.2 percent are medicated, the CDC noted citing to parent-based reports.

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