Posts Tagged ‘Medicaid’

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.

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