ABC Evening News for Monday, Mar 20, 2000
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(Studio: Kevin Newman) Report introduced.
(Washington: Jackie Judd) The White House's handling of the issue of the overuse of psychiatric drugs for children examined; details given from the report on the soaring use of drugs like Ritalin and Prozac. [New York Senate candidate Hillary CLINTON - says serious questions have to be asked.] White House plans for studies on the drugs outlined. [FDA (Food and Drug Administration) commissioner Dr. Jane HENNEY - cites the ethical issues.] ["Redeeming Our Children" author Peter BREGGIN - says young children should not be exposed to these drugs.]
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