Got ADHD? You May Live a Shorter Life, Study Shows

February 26, 2015 1:13 AM

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People with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder are twice as likely to die earlier than those without the condition — and the causes tend to include freak accidents and car crashes, researchers reported Wednesday.

In the first study of its kind, published in The Lancet, Danish scientists found that the risk for premature death for those with ADHD increases with age.

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