Education / Healthcare

Bad Grades? Here’s a Prescription

The New York Times reported yesterday on the increasing frequency of prescriptions for stimulants (commonly used for ADD and ADHD) being given to children who have no medical problem. These children receive medication because they have been struggling in school. According to the article, children who are struggling in school, especially those in low-income situations, can … Continue reading

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The Medicated Generation

Pay attention! This frequent order from teachers and parents is ignored and laughed at by millions of wily, off-the-walls juvenile boys across America. Anyone who has ever been in the same room with a boy aged six to twelve for more than two minutes will tell you he didn’t want to sit still, or listen, … Continue reading