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Weekly News Roundup: Who Says We Can't All Take Drugs?

Reality BaseBy Melissa LafskyDecember 13, 2008 2:33 AM

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• Don't have ADD, or any conceivable medical need for prescription drugs like Ritalin? Take 'em anyway, says a group of experts. Granted, whether the people who do need them really need them is still up for discussion. • Next in this week's "just what the health care system needs" news: Special guns for the elderly may be classified as medical tools. • Ask Obama! The transition team launches a new site to take your questions for the president-elect. • Muslim countries are charging into the evolution/creationism debate. May they approach and handle the topic with the same sanity, respect, and rationality as their Western counterparts. • Christmas, green-style: solar gingerbread houses! • And finally, the best global warming protest we've seen yet.

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