How Low Will They Go To Sell A Pill?

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

CHILDREN’S MENTAL HEALTH SYSTEM OF CARE EXPANSION

Nevada wants to get more kids on psych meds apparently.

CHILDREN’S MENTAL HEALTH SYSTEM OF CARE EXPANSION



Monday, September 15, 2014

These are the 12 drugs sending the most kids to the emergency room

Every year, more than 70,000 kids are taken to the emergency room because they accidentally overdosed on a medication, and most of those kids were less than 2 years old.

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Despite Warnings, Antibiotics Still Overprescribed in Kids

Despite warnings from public health experts that overprescribing antibiotics could lead to difficult-to-treat “superbugs,” doctors are prescribing antibiotics to children about twice as often as they are actually needed, a new study found.

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Saturday, June 7, 2014

Religious orders allowed over 2,000 Irish children to be used in medical experiments

More than 2000 Irish children in religious run homes were subjected to drugs trials in the 1930s according to a shocking new report.

Religious orders allowed over 2,000 Irish children to be used in medical experiments

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Congress Asks Why Foster Children Take More Mental Health Meds Than Other Kids

Foster children are medicated with psychotropic drugs at a rate much higher than are other kids, and lawmakers want to know what's to blame: more mental health needs or a problem of overmedication, as advocates and former foster kids have alleged.

Congress Asks Why Foster Children Take More Mental Health Meds Than Other Kids

Monday, May 19, 2014

Drug Firms Have Used Dangerous Tactics to Drive Sales to Treat Kids

There is big money to be made in prescribing medications to kids – especially when those medications are intended to be taken for life, as many psychotropic drugs are.

Drug Firms Have Used Dangerous Tactics to Drive Sales to Treat Kids

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Psychiatric drugs can be reason of school attacks in US - expert

Alex Hribal, 16 year old suspect in Wednesday’s stabbing spree at a Pennsylvania high school, has been charged as an adult with four counts of attempted homicide and 21 counts of aggravated assault. Ten students injured in the rampage — including three in critical condition — remain hospitalized. "It is too early to judge what caused this particular school attack, but what we know is that there have been 31 school shootings or related acts of violence of which 6 of those were stabbings. And all 31 of those were either on psychiatric drugs or withdrawing from psychiatric drugs at the time of the incident," Kelly Patricia O’Meara from Citizens Commission on Human Rights, the mental health watchdog based in Los Angeles, told The Voice of Russia.

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Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Chinese secretly drug students to boost attendance for revenue: report

Kindergartens in three Chinese provinces have been accused of secretly administering antiviral drugs to children in order to boost attendance for revenue.

Chinese secretly drug students to boost attendance for revenue: report

Chinese media: Kindergartens suspected of drugging students to boost attendance