Prescription meds for Foster Kids

On December 1, 2011 the GAO released a report of an investigation they did into 6 states – Florida, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Oregon, and Texas – on the rates of psychotropic medication prescribed to foster kids in 2008 and state oversight of psychotropic prescriptions for foster kids through October 2011. Overall, the news is not […]

The Teenage Brain

While driving to get lunch the other day, I heard an interesting segment on Talk of the Nation regarding the teenage brain and new research showing how dynamic these years are. This segment is related to the October 2011 cover article in National Geographic. Here’s the article: Teenage Brain Here’s the radio segment: Understanding the […]

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