Monthly Archives: April 2014

Antidepressants, Pregnancy, and Autism: Time to Worry?

SSRI antidepressant use during pregnancy is linked to pregnancy complications and risks for the baby, including what may be an increased risk of autism. These complications might be considered tolerable if there was solid evidence of benefit with the use

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Posted in anti-depressants, Autism, Depression, medication, mental health

Say No to Kids and Pharmaceutical Drugs?!

A new article by Peter Breggin, MD  in the journal Children & Society, outlines The Rights of Children and Parents In Regard to Children Receiving Psychiatric Diagnoses and Drugs: ”. . . This article addresses the scientific and moral question of whether

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Posted in ADD, ADHD, children, drugs, health, medication, mental health, Psychiatry

US Ranks 70th in Health

The Social Progress Index was published on April 2, 2014.  It was created by an independent, not for profit org called the Social Progress Imperative—directed by Michael Green and sponsored by the likes of the Rockefeller Foundation. The Social Progress

Posted in health, nutrition, suicide
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