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

Healthcare

Less Is Often More

In the blame game of who is responsible for our broken healthcare system, society often sees the government and insurance companies as the institutions responsible for creating fragmentation and driving up health care costs.¬† While they certainly are part of the equation, we can also point the finger at a number of parties. Hospitals, the … Continue reading