Drop in prescription medications among children – but drugs for ADHD are still on the rise, CDC report reveals

Doctors are prescribing less medication to American children, but prescriptions for drugs to treat behavioral conditions like ADHD continue to rise, a new study reveals.

The best news from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s report is that fewer antibiotics are being prescribed to children.

Overuse of antibiotics is fueling antibiotic resistance, and the drugs are often prescribed for viral infections that they cannot treat any way.

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