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Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Kids Diagnosed with Autism More Likely to Get Psychotropic Drugs

In a recently published study reviewing medication prescription in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, Madden and her colleagues report that children diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) are much more likely to be prescribed a psychotropic medication compared to their peers who do not have this diagnosis.
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Wednesday, September 28, 2016

ADHD Meds Won’t Necessarily Help Your Kid’s Grades

Giving stimulants to kids with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may not help them complete homework or get better grades, a small study suggests.

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Monday, August 22, 2016

FDA APPROVES OXYCONTIN USE FOR CHILDREN AS YOUNG AS 11

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) last week approved the narcotic painkiller OxyContin for pediatric use. The regulatory agency reported the drug is safe for children as young as 11 who are experiencing chronic pain that cannot be treated successfully with other medications. OxyContin is an extended-release version of oxycodone.

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Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Study links Acetaminophen during pregnancy to ADHD in kids

A shocking new study says a pain killer that half of all pregnant women in the United States take causes ADD and ADHD in children.

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Sunday, July 31, 2016

'No jab, no pay': thousands immunise children to avoid family payment cuts

The federal government’s ‘no jab, no pay’ policy has prompted thousands of parents who had previously refused to immunise their babies to get them vaccinated.


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Thursday, July 14, 2016

Psychiatric drugs: Normalizing our kids

Many families have to face the difficult decisions involved in giving prescription drugs to their kids.

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Friday, July 1, 2016

'Children who cannot keep quiet are being told they have brains so defective they require psychoactive drugs'

Non-academic children are likely to grow up thinking of themselves as failures or, increasingly, as sufferers from mental disorders, says the author of a new satirical novel about the ADHD epidemic

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