Report: College Students Taking Stimulants in Hopes of Better Performance

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Finals week is upon us at Eastern University, which means we are in the home stretch of this academic year! With this on the fore-front of my mind, I came across an article in my daily newsfeed that reports on the number of students who take stimulants to improve their academic performance. While this report focuses exclusively on an Ivy League institution, I have no doubt that medication misuse is limited to the Ivy League. To read more about the serious consequences of taking this drug without a proper diagnosis and prescription, click here.

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