Citing reasons from weight loss to housecleaning, there has been a 750% increase in the use of Adderall among women in the U.S. aged 26 to 39. Some admit to stealing the drug from their kids and getting addicted, according to an article in yesterday’s Mail, a U.K. newspaper, and ABC News.
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