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In Some States, Incarcerated Kids Get Drugged to Alter Behavior, Despite Risks

In Some States, Incarcerated Kids Get Drugged to Alter Behavior, Despite Risks


A clip from FRONTLINE's "Medicating Kids"Though the use of antipsychotic drugs on children is believed to carry significant risks even when used properly to treat...
By Pro Publica  |  October 05, 2010

Rhode Island’s birth control contretemps

Recently OB-GYN Associates, a respected women's health care practice with offices in Rhode Island and Massachusetts, admitted to Rhode Island Department of Health officials that it had implanted in patients birth control intrauterine devices (IUDs) app
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By MARY ANN SORRENTINO  |  July 09, 2010
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Maggots ate my flesh!

If you met Dana — attractive, athletic, and tan, somewhere in her 30s — you’d never guess her secret.
As antibiotics increasingly lose their potency, medical professionals are turning to (yecch!) fly larvae to take a bite out of wound recovery
By AUDREY SCHULMAN  |  July 16, 2007