10 October, 2012
Attention Disorder or Not, Children Prescribed Pills to Help in School
Lots of Doctors are in cahoots with Big Pharma. I swear, I consider it nearly if not on the same level of corruption as anything seen in Washington. We are the most highly-medicated and drug-dependent society in history, and it's all about the $$$. I knew we were in trouble when I read a few years ago that they were prescribing anti-depressants to grade school kids, then did some research and discovered that Big Pharma gives free Hawaiian vacations and cash incentives to the Doctors who write the most prescriptions. Mystery solved. I've been personally offered a script for Happy Pills after complaining of fatigue. I shit you not.
Attention Disorder or Not, Children Prescribed Pills to Help in School - NYTimes.com: ... Dr. Anderson is one of the more outspoken proponents of an idea that is gaining interest among some physicians. They are prescribing stimulants to struggling students in schools starved of extra money — not to treat A.D.H.D., necessarily, but to boost their academic performance...