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The US Supreme Court agreed today to hear two of the many cases challenging the federal government's mandate that employers must provide insurance that covers abortion-inducing drugs, sterilizations and contraception, known as the Health and Human Services (HHS) mandate. The court announced today that it will her...read more
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Long-term use of psychiatric medication increases the risk of becoming chronically symptomatic, says Robert Whitaker, a journalist and key note speaker at a Vatican conference on child health …read more
Experts gathered in the Vatican over the weekend to examine the growing trend of prescribing psychotropic medications to children, and whether these drugs are doing more harm than good. …read more
When children become ill, methods used to treat them should not only seek to heal the illness, but respect the intrinsic dignity and rights of those suffering. This message lies at the center …read more
Is the use of prescription drugs effective for treating emotional and behavioral problems in children? Is it even safe? Experts will attempt to answer these questions during a Vatican …read more
Here is the intervention by the Holy See delegation to the 66th World Health Assembly. The meeting is under way in Geneva, Switzerland. The address byArchbishop Zygmunt Zimowski, the …read more