May 25, 2006

YEAH, BUT THEY DON'T DISRUPT CLASS ANYMORE:

ADHD drugs take toll on minors (Joyce Howard Price, 5/25/06, THE WASHINGTON TIMES)

Accidental overdoses and side effects from attention-deficit (hyperactivity) disorder drugs send about 3,100 Americans -- 80 percent of them children -- to hospital emergency rooms annually, a federal survey has found.

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said 60 percent of the overdoses were accidental and were preventable if parents had kept the stimulant drugs locked in cabinets and in child-resistant containers.

Posted by Orrin Judd at May 25, 2006 8:07 AM
Comments

Asking a parent to attend to locking cabinets is too much of an imposition.

Better to hike taxes on everyone so as to get the Universal Pre-School we need to do that job for them.

Posted by: Bruno at May 25, 2006 5:07 PM
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