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August 18th, 2010
07:08 PM ET

Nearly 1 million ADHD misdiagnoses, study says


CNN recently reported that many psychologists are seeing a lot of misdiagnoses of ADHD. Readers had a lot to say about that.

Now studies are backing up anecdotal evidence that ADHD gets inappropriately applied to many children.

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August 18th, 2010
12:57 PM ET

What's the probability of HIV transmission?

An HIV-positive German pop star stands accused of having unprotected sex without informing her partners about her status. She is charged with grievous bodily harm and attempted bodily harm.

The case against Nadja Benaissa, 28, former singer in the girl band No Angels, has generated much ethical and legal controversy. There are also some scientific questions. FULL POST


August 18th, 2010
08:28 AM ET

Is there a cure or treatment for ALS?

Every weekday, a CNNHealth expert doctor answers a viewer question. On Wednesdays, it's Dr. Otis Brawley, Chief Medical Officer of the American Cancer Society.

Question asked by Sandee Hengst of Las Vegas, Nevada
: Is there a cure or treatment for ALS?

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