Medication Safety

Treating ADHD In Children Shouldn't Be Up For Debate

Dr. Diane McIntosh | Posted 03.27.2017 | Canada Parents
Dr. Diane McIntosh

The debate about whether it's appropriate and safe to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is the psychiatry equivalent of the childhood vaccine debate in pediatrics. In both cases, the science is abundant and clear: vaccines and ADHD treatments are safe and effective.

Doctors Often Not Informed Of Drugs' Harmful Effects

CP | Sheryl Ubelacker, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.10.2013 | Canada Living

TORONTO - Most family doctors say they receive little or no information about harmful effects of medications when visited by drug company sales repres...

Are ADHD Meds Safe?

Dr. Kenny Handelman | Posted 11.30.2012 | Canada Living
Dr. Kenny Handelman

A series of investigative articles in the Toronto Star this week bring forward concerns about serious side effects to ADHD medications, in my opinion, the article sensationalizes the risks, and provide no balance by pointing out the hundreds of thousands of kids, teens and adults who have been helped by these medications.