Too much medicine, not enough mirth
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Extract:If there’s to be a global campaign to wind back overmedicalisation and iatrogenic illness, surely the best strategies include comedy and satire. The latest outbreak of satirical sanity comes from the US television comedian Stephen Colbert, who recently promoted the idea of “meducation,” a plan to use attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) drugs to lift the school performance of healthy children.
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