For the second year in a row there has been an increase in the number of children and adolescents being treated with psychotropic medications. Mental health needs across both genders of American youth continues to be addressed in part with medication. 398 more words
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Back in 2006, the Washington Post released an article about new federal guidelines that basically asked women to put their non-existent babies first.
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New federal guidelines ask all females capable of conceiving a baby to treat themselves — and to be treated by the health care system — as pre-pregnant, regardless of whether they plan to get pregnant anytime soon.
The False Claims Act (31 U.S.C. §§ 3729 – 3733) (the FCA) penalizes individuals and companies (often government contractors) who defraud the government by either submitting a false request for payment or avoiding payment of an obligation to the government. 284 more words
The last two days I have participated in an innovation workshop around health. Located in the middle of a huge hospital center, which offered the opportunity to talk to patients and to find out quickly whether a idea developed during the workshop could work or not. 439 more words
In the 21st century,pharmaceutical companies have released/withheld a multitude of HIV/aids prevention medications that are proven/yet to be proven to be effective. In reality the ideas of these medications potential benefits, have made people with the virus and those without it feel and think that these medications are/can become their saving grace. 662 more words