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WHY ARE PRESCHOOLERS TAKING ANTIPSYCHOTIC DRUGS?

A small number of American preschool children on Medicaid are using psychotropic drugs, including antidepressants, mood stabilizers, and medications for attention-deficit disorder, despite limited evidence they are safe or effective. “Because we don’t have indications in our data, it is not entirely clear why these children are receiving psychotropic drugs,” says lead author Lauren Garfield, who was a postdoctoral research associate …

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New Bill Would Have Teachers Diagnose Psychological Issues in Children and Report them to Police

Texas State Representative Jason Villalba (R-Dallas) is once again in the spotlight after submitting yet another Orwellian proposal, H.B. 985. Villalba first raised the ire of civil libertarians by proposing a bill, H.B. 2006, which would have eliminated the religious exemption for vaccination, essentially creating a forced government vaccination program without exception. More recently, Villalba was thrust into the national …

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New Research: Fluoridated water increases ADHD rates

 More than four out of five of America’s largest cities add fluoride to municipal water sources, a trend that has been growing since Grand Rapids, Michigan became the first to do it in 1945. For decades, scientists have been enamored with the association between fluoridated water and a decreased rate of tooth decay among the communities that drink it.  But, this …

ARE YOU TIRED? LOW THYROID MAY BE THE CULPRIT: Part 2

By Martin Feldman, M.D., and Gary Null, Ph.D.   REBALANCING THE THYROID SYSTEM Conventional medicine’s view of thyroid functioning is marked by two distinct problems:   One problem, as noted in Part 1 of this article, is the flawed process of diagnosing thyroid disorders. Even when a patient is obviously symptomatic, his or her condition may go unrecognized by orthodox …