Fred Baughman

A neurologist in private practice for 35 years, he differentiates real diseases — epilepsy, brain tumor, multiple sclerosis, etc. — from “no disease” diagnoses — emotional, psychological, psychiatric. . . .

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"House Bill 23 hits a rare political sweet spot. The proposal to create an independent clinic review of the drugs foster children are given has support from Democrats and Republicans because of its efforts to protect the vulnerable — and projections that it will save the state millions of dollars." Florida’s Gabriel Myers is mentioned…

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Complaint about a surge of FDA administrative approvals for expanded use of highly toxic antipsychotic drugs for children. Approvals were determined by Dr. Thomas Laughren after secret deliberations–without disclosure of scientific data, without  an advisory panel or open public discussion. 

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New York Times Magazine Letters Sunday, Dec 8, 2002 Re: Ritalin in 3 yr olds Although raising some doubts about medicating 3 year olds, your article basically purports to show that medication is safe and necessary for some children. But several other troubling points need to be addressed. At the age of three, neuroreceptors in…

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