April 16, 2014

Are Foster Kids Being Taken Advantage Of?

By drug marketers, that is?  A story in TIME argues that yes, more children in foster care are on antipsychotic drugs than kids living with their parents, but that the real issue is that drug companies are taking advantage of these kids without stable advocates by peddling to child psychiatrists to prescribe drugs that are expensive at best, and dangerous the more closely one looks into the situation. Read more

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