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http://www.reuters.com/article/2010/05/19/medco-children-idUSN1924289520100519\

 

Focusing on the general (not the individual - because it is not my place to judge whether individual children need medication)

 

Why do so many children and teens need medication????


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The link doesn't seem to be loading for me.


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The link worked for me.

I am a big believer in taking a hard look at the possible side effects before taking a medication.
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