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Monthly Archives: June 2019

The Problem with Methylphenidate/Ritalin

ritaf15f2b3dc8b6f5c693a1Methylphenidate, sold under the trade name Ritalin, is a popular stimulant medication prescribed for ADHD. According to a CDC survey by 2011, an estimated 6.4 million American children ages 4 to 17 had been diagnosed with ADHD, with 1 in 5 high school boys. Among children diagnosed with ADHD, 3.5 million were taking medication.

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The Looming Threat of 5G in Hawai’i

5g36898678-wideEver since the launch of the early cell phone systems, the telecom industry has assured consumers that they are safe. While a few maverick scientists wondered if exposure to radiofrequency radiation from cell phones could cause cancer, government agencies charged with overseeing our health, have consistently supported the industry’s position. Read more of this post