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Friday, April 20, 2018

US experts back marijuana-based drug for childhood seizures



A medicine made from the marijuana plant moved one step closer to U.S. approval Thursday after federal health advisers endorsed it for the treatment of severe seizures in children with epilepsy.

If the Food and Drug Administration follows the group's recommendation, GW Pharmaceuticals' syrup would become the first drug derived from the cannabis plant to win federal approval in the U.S.

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Saturday, April 7, 2018

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Big Pharma Created ‘ADHD’ to Push Drugs on Children for Profit

ADHD is a controversial topic in itself. Some people believe strongly in its existence and others are not easily convinced. I believe regardless of our opinions of its validity we can all agree lots of children who do not have it are diagnosed with it and treated for it.

Many doctors have been speaking out about this problem for years and all the while others do not hesitate to slap an ADHD label on just about any ‘problem’ child. One of those speaking out against this diagnosis is Richard Saul who happens to be a neurologist. He has had a very long career in patients with short attention spans and those who also struggle with focusing. Saul has mentioned on more than one occasion that he strongly believes ADHD is a ‘fake disorder.’

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Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Improving the Use of Psychotropic Medication for Children in Foster Care: State Profiles

Children in foster care, who typically rely on Medicaid to cover their physical and behavioral health service needs, are more likely than other children to receive psychotropic medications. In response, as part of federal legislation passed in 2012, states were newly required to develop protocols for the appropriate use and monitoring of psychotropic medications for children in foster care.


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Doctors push for annual teen depression screenings

Teen depression often goes undiagnosed.

“Probably 20 percent of kids are going to experience a depressive episode at some point during their teenage years. Unfortunately, we are not identifying two out of three of those kids who is experiencing depression,” said Dr. Stephen Johnson who is a pediatrician and child psychologist for Norton Pediatrics.

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Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Official Studies Report Link Between Psychiatric Drugs and Increased Violence

The Florida chapter of the Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR), a non-profit mental health industry watchdog organization that has been investigating and collecting information on psychiatric drug links to school shooters and other acts of senseless violence since 1989, is once again calling upon lawmakers to investigate the plausible link between psychiatric drugs and the recent tragedy in Parkland.

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Wednesday, February 28, 2018

PROZAC PRESCHOOL

From the time he was a baby, Max, now seven, struggled with crippling anxiety.

"He would fly into screaming rages for no apparent reason," says his mother, Stacy, a 44-year-old lawyer from Seattle who wanted to keep her family's identity private. "He was constantly on edge."

At two years old, Max began three years of behavioral therapy, "but it did nothing to help him," Stacy says. His fear-driven outbursts continued into kindergarten. "Some days, he couldn't even walk into class. I'd have 45 minutes of crying and screaming."


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Friday, February 2, 2018

Handcuffs and a psych exam for a 7-year-old? Schools do that too often, parents say.

A 7-year-old at Miami’s Coral Way K-8 Center was handcuffed, put in the back of a police car and taken to a hospital for an involuntary psychiatric exam after he hit and kicked a teacher during lunch.

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