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kids on prescription drugs

2003-02-03 18:27:30+00 by Dan Lyke 1 comments

Prescription of Ritalin, other stimulants for children varies widely across nation. South and Midwest have higher use rates than the West. Dr. David Fassler of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry said:

"In areas where only 1 to 2 percent of children are receiving a treatment which is known to be beneficial, we need to ask why,"

Hmmmm... Looks like we can make some educated guesses on the makeup of his stock portfolio.

[ related topics: Children and growing up Psychology, Psychiatry and Personality Antidepressants ]

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#Comment made: 2003-02-03 19:37:02+00 by: topspin

I think the overuse of stimulants in kids might have a direct effect on the number of folks who choose cooking as a career or hobby in later life.