10% of 10-year old boys on ADHD drugs!

The Washington Post reports on an FDA advisory panel recommendation to add warnings on attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) drugs because of reports they may have caused sudden deaths or other serious problems.

The Post quotes Dr. Curt Furberg of Wake Forest University Medical School: "On the surface, it is hard to believe. What is also interesting is this condition is not really recognized in other countries -- you wonder what we are treating. I am sure there are patients who need these drugs, but it is not 10 percent of all 10-year-old boys."

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