Shut up and take your Soma, kid. And if the drugs make you suicidal . . . well, suicide is good for the economy, and probably for the environment as well.
“New federally financed drug research reveals a stark disparity: children covered by Medicaid are given powerful antipsychotic medicines at a rate four times higher than children whose parents have private insurance. And the Medicaid children are more likely to receive the drugs for less severe conditions than their middle-class counterparts, the data shows.”
Read the rest at New York Times.