One Nation Under Medication

A Mayo Clinic study revealed that 70% of adults in the U.S. are taking a prescription medication daily. Antibiotics are the most common, so if we exclude those, the number drops to 55% and the average number of prescription drugs taken by each person is four. That’s right folks; 55% of the adult population takes four or more prescription dugs on a daily basis

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Medicating Children from the Denver Post

GET OUT! Get out of my classroom right now!

I usually tried to hide at the back of the class, but there was no hiding from Mr. Whalen’s angry words. Everyone knew they were meant for me. For the first time in my life, I felt the terrible pain of humiliation. I was 6 years old.

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Dr David Bardsley