students http://kuow.org en Students Abuse "Study Drugs" Despite Dangerous Health Risks http://kuow.org/post/students-abuse-study-drugs-despite-dangerous-health-risks <p>Nearly 35 percent of students are abusing stimulants such as Adderall, Ritalin or Vyvanse. That's according to a<a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18980888"> study by the National Center for Biotechnology Information</a>. The stimulants are often used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, but they're also being used by students attempting to focus.</p><p>Ross Reynolds interviews Dr. Cora Breuner, an adolescent medicine specialist at Seattle Children’s Hospital. Wed, 08 May 2013 19:06:44 +0000 The Conversation with Ross Reynolds 12730 at http://kuow.org Students Abuse "Study Drugs" Despite Dangerous Health Risks The Teenage Dream: Fitting In, Yet Standing Out http://kuow.org/post/teenage-dream-fitting-yet-standing-out <p>RadioActive's Halle Bills takes a look at the high school tradition of hazing or "froshing." Froshing happens at high schools across the country. It is an initiation process where incoming freshmen are humiliated as they start the school year. &nbsp;A source in our Public Insight Network helped make this story happen.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 19 Oct 2012 19:43:59 +0000 RadioActive Youth Media & Halle Bills 1569 at http://kuow.org