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Teen suicide tries increased after FDA toughened antidepressant warning

Posted June 20, 2014, 2:53 pm , Updated October 29, 2015, 8:27 pm Howard LeWine, M.D., Chief Medical Editor, Internet Publishing, Harvard Health Publications A few years ago, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued warnings that children and teens who took a common kind of antidepressant might experience suicidal thoughts. The point of the warning was to make sure that parents and doctors paid closer attention to kids taking these medications. But the…

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