This story went around between those on the State of Opportunity team this morning. Honestly, we all had the same reaction and we all thought it seemed pretty crazy. But maybe we're wrong? Tell us what you think.
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The pills boost focus and impulse control in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Although A.D.H.D is the diagnosis Dr. Anderson makes, he calls the disorder "made up" and "an excuse" to prescribe the pills to treat what he considers the children's true ill - poor academic performance in inadequate schools.
Detroit EMS officials now say an ambulance did respond to the scene where a 9-year old boy fell to his death Wednesday.
Detroit State Representative Rashida Tlaib, based on statements from witnesses, said no ambulance ever arrived at the scene of the tragedy.
But Michigan Radio's Sarah Cwiek says EMS officials dispute that.
EMS officials say an ambulance was indeed dispatched just one minute after a 911 all came in, but police beat the ambulance to the scene and decided to take the boy to the hospital, where he later died.