PATT MORRISON SCHEDULE
Wednesday, June 17, 2009
1:00 – 1:40
1:40 – 2:00
Possible Connection between ADHD Medication Children’s Heart Conditions—Should Parents Freak Out?
A new study sponsored by the FDA and the National Institute of Mental Health shows a possible connection between the medications regularly prescribed to treat Attention Deficit & Hyperactivity Disorder and sudden heart attacks among children. Parent’s first reaction might be to freak out, but the study’s findings are much more complicated—how should we interpret the health risks of ADHD medications and the ADHD condition itself?
Dr. Benedetto Vitiello, psychiatrist & chief of the Child & Adolescent Treatment Branch of the National Institute of Mental Health
2:00 – 2:30
The Changing Climate of Climate Change Negotiations
After two weeks of UN meetings on climate change in
Robert Stavins, He attended the UN meeting in
2:30 – 3:00
Working with your Hands
Nobody says- I want to be a plumber when I grow up, but maybe they should. Patt talks with Matthew Crawford author of “Shop Class as Soulcraft” about the value of physical labor in a society that often reserves its respect for those it considers intellectuals.
Matthew Crawford, a fellow at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture at the