Mental Illness is Our Most Urgent Problem — Anxiety & Depression — Action Needed.

Mental Health
    A great commentary by Martin Wolfe of the Financial Times arguing that mental health is our most urgent health problem. He states “Depression and anxiety cause more misery than physical illness ….” We need to take needed action, says Martin Wolfe. Yes, this is long overdue. Mental Illness.” Financial Times (July 17, 2014).

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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