by guest blogger Diana Zuckerman, PhD, president of the National Center for Health Research Q: How is watching shooting stars like taking “pink Viagra”? A: They’re both subject to a very strong placebo effect, and in both cases that can make people very happy. But one is more dangerous than the other. Let me explain. Like […]
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Shooting Stars, Hot Flashes, and Feeling Sexy
Psych Meds and Kids:
Using Commonsense Caution
by guest blogger Deirdre Imus. According to recent research, 20 of the 21 drugs that could cause people to tend toward violence, the ones most likely to cause people to engage in “serious adverse events,” are the very drugs designed to cheer people up person up, stabilize their mood, and subdue them when they are agitated. With 12 million young people on these kinds of drugs, perhaps it’s time to weigh the benefits versus the risks of prescribing them.
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