WJCT NEWS http://news.wjct.org en More Evidence That ADHD Drugs Don't Curb Ultimate Height http://news.wjct.org/post/more-evidence-adhd-drugs-dont-curb-ultimate-height More and more kids <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2013/11/22/246771526/more-children-are-being-medicated-for-adhd-than-before">are being diagnosed</a> with <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/PMH0002518/">attention deficit hyperactivity disorder</a>, and many are medicated — often with stimulant drugs like Ritalin or Adderall.<p>With so many children taking these drugs, plenty of parents and doctors are concerned about <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2013/05/30/187268305/missplaced-blame-on-childhood-ritalin-for-later-substance-abuse">potential side effects</a> Mon, 01 Sep 2014 11:03:00 +0000 Katherine Hobson 16123 at http://news.wjct.org More Evidence That ADHD Drugs Don't Curb Ultimate Height Archaeologists Find Brewery Remains At Virginia Campus http://news.wjct.org/post/archaeologists-find-brewery-remains-virginia-campus <blockquote>Archaeologists digging up the grounds of the College of William & Mary in Williamsburg found the remnants of a campus brewery from the 1700s. It's already known that salves sold the school hops.<p></blockquote> <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit <a href="http://www.npr.org/">http://www.npr.org/</a>.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Archaeologists+Find+Brewery+Remains+At+Virginia+Campus&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDA3NTY5MTc2MDEzMDY5NDU2MjQ3NDZhOA001)"/></div><p> Mon, 01 Sep 2014 11:01:00 +0000 editor 16125 at http://news.wjct.org Japanese Baseball Games Goes 50 Innings http://news.wjct.org/post/japanese-baseball-games-goes-50-innings <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Japanese+Baseball+Games+Goes+50+Innings&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDEwNzk4NjQwMDEzNTkxNDE0MTg3ZGYxMA004)"/></div><p> Mon, 01 Sep 2014 10:59:00 +0000 editor 16124 at http://news.wjct.org Why Did Crowd Flee Shanghai Subway After Foreigner Fainted? http://news.wjct.org/post/why-did-crowd-flee-shanghai-subway-after-foreigner-fainted One Saturday night this summer, a foreigner fainted and fell to the floor of a Shanghai subway car.<p>The passengers around him scattered. Not a single person tried to help.<p>When the train arrived at the next station, hundreds rushed out, nearly trampling each other.<p>The incident was captured on <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pMbwov9UD3w">closed-circuit cameras</a>. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 10:30:00 +0000 Frank Langfitt 16122 at http://news.wjct.org Why Did Crowd Flee Shanghai Subway After Foreigner Fainted? Pie Crust Scandal Hits Kentucky State Fair http://news.wjct.org/post/pie-crust-scandal-hits-kentucky-state-fair <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Pie+Crust+Scandal+Hits+Kentucky+State+Fair&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDEwMjk1OTc3MDEzNTA2NzQ1NjE4NjJmYQ004)"/></div><p> Mon, 01 Sep 2014 09:42:00 +0000 editor 16121 at http://news.wjct.org Democratic Candidates May Find Obama A Liability http://news.wjct.org/post/politics-news-21 <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Democratic+Candidates+May+Find+Obama+A+Liability&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAxODM1NDU0MDEzMzc2OTczMTc2Y2RjYw004)"/></div><p> Mon, 01 Sep 2014 08:58:00 +0000 editor 16120 at http://news.wjct.org Deborah Rutter Becomes Kennedy Center's First Female President http://news.wjct.org/post/deborah-rutter-becomes-kennedy-centers-first-female-president <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Deborah+Rutter+Becomes+Kennedy+Center%27s+First+Female+President&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAxODM1NDU0MDEzMzc2OTczMTc2Y2RjYw004)"/></div><p> Mon, 01 Sep 2014 08:58:00 +0000 editor 16119 at http://news.wjct.org Our Use Of Little Words Can, Uh, Reveal Hidden Interests http://news.wjct.org/post/our-use-little-words-can-uh-reveal-hidden-interests One Friday night, 30 men and 30 women gathered at a hotel restaurant in Washington, D.C. Their goal was love, or maybe sex, or maybe some combination of the two. They were there for speed dating.<p>The women sat at separate numbered tables while the men moved down the line, and for two solid hours they did a rotation, making small talk with people they did not know, one after another, in three-minute increments.<p>I had gone to record the night, which was put on by a company called Professionals in the City, and what struck me was the noise in the room. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 07:17:00 +0000 Alix Spiegel 16117 at http://news.wjct.org Our Use Of Little Words Can, Uh, Reveal Hidden Interests Pretending To Be A Medical Patient Pays Off For This Teen http://news.wjct.org/post/pretending-be-medical-patient-pays-teen Some of us are lucky enough to stumble into a job that we love. That was the case for Gabrielle Nuki. The 16-year-old had never heard of standardized patients until her advisor at school told her she should check it out.<p>"I was kind of shocked, and I was kind of like, 'Oh, is there actually something like this in the world?' "<p>Since Nuki wants to be a doctor, the chance to earn $15 to $20 an hour training medical students as a pretend patient was kind of a dream come true. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 07:14:00 +0000 editor 16118 at http://news.wjct.org Pretending To Be A Medical Patient Pays Off For This Teen Islamic State Suffers Rare Defeat In Amerli http://news.wjct.org/post/islamic-state-suffers-rare-defeat-amerli <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Islamic+State+Suffers+Rare+Defeat+In+Amerli&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAwMzY5MzE4MDEzMTE3ODg5NDA4ZjRiNg004)"/></div><p>Transcript <p>ARUN RATH, HOST: <p>In Iraq, radical Sunni fighters calling themselves the Islamic State or Isis have suffered a rare defeat. Iraqi and Kurdish forces broke a nearly 80-day siege on the town of Amerli, where residents have enough food and water today for the first time in weeks. Sun, 31 Aug 2014 22:45:00 +0000 Peter Kenyon 16116 at http://news.wjct.org