Despite a 7 percent decline in the number of overall prescriptions written for children under the age of 18 from 2002 to 2010, there was a 46 percent increase in the number of prescriptions specifically for ADHD medications for teenagers and children over the same period. When I read this disturbing statistic, Dylan came to mind. more»
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