Prescriptions for ADHD medications have been rising, which is leading to long waiting times for treatment and medication shortages in the U.S.There is a national shortage of Adderall, a drug used to treat several attention-deficit disorders. Intermittent manufacturing delays and a lack of supply to meet market demand in the U.S. left those who rely on the drug unsure about how they’ll be able to get the medication they say they need to function. Dr. Craig Surman joined William Brangham to discuss the shortage.

In October, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said that one of the manufacturers had put a notice on its website claiming that the company was running out of the drug. It is not clear what the warning is referring to. However, the FDA has placed Adderall on its alert list of drugs requiring special attention.Without medication, patients are wondering what comes next.Tuesday’s roundup covers covid shots for kids, flu vaccinations, Medicaid, changes to urgent care, drug pricing, dementia risks, and more.Fact: socialists do not propose to accomplish their objectives by mutual consent.

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With every inch of our freedom that is regulated away, it is the powerless who suffer most, the powerful who suffer less, and the regulators who suffer none at all.Rest assured that historians, including Chinese historians, will marvel at the abject foolishness of Xi’s response to the coronovirus. . The pandemic’s true toll on mental health won’t be known for a long time, but data from the past two years indicates a rise — some of it sharp — in prescription drugs for conditions like A.D.H.D. and depression.

. Around one in five children under 16 is also likely to be suffering, according to the Mental Health of Children and Young People in England 2022 report. .

Depression, self-harm and suicide are rising among American adolescents. For one 13-year-old, the despair was almost too much to take.The popular diabetes drug Ozempic has gone viral for its weight loss side effects, prompting a recent shortage of the medicine.A nationwide shortage of Adderall has pharmacies reporting difficulties keeping the medication in stock, leaving some people with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder scrambling to fill their prescriptions.