Prescription Medication and ADHD — Better Oversight Needed.


The Sunday New York Times (Feb. 2, 2013) printed a lengthy article today about the downside of treating ADHD by medication and the abuse of medication by some patients. The real problem to me, as the article makes clear, is the lack of oversight by doctors prescribing them. This needs to be seriously addressed as a public health problem.

Drowned in a Stream of Prescriptions.” New York Times (Feb. 3, 2013).

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