Warning-Doctors were given a green light to prescribe drugs to preschoolers

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Drugs to Treat A.D.H.D. Reach the Preschool Set
“Ruth Grau was first told her son had attention deficit hyperactivity disorder when he was 3. The idea of medicating him was anathema to her, so she and her husband tried an alternative approach…”

Alternative treatments
“Done anything alternative lately? If so, you have a lot of company. When we surveyed 45,601 Consumer Reports subscribers online, we found that three out of four were using some form of alternative therapy for their general health.”

Too Much Acetaminophen Over Time May Damage Liver
“Taking slightly too much of the pain reliever acetaminophen over time can lead to an overdose that can cause liver failure and death, according to a new study.”

Bad Cholesterol Not As Bad As People Think
“The so-called bad cholesterol – low-density lipoprotein commonly called LDL – may not be so bad after all, shows a Texas A&M University study that casts new light on the cholesterol debate, particularly among adults who exercise.”