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Second Opinion

In Second Opinion, Susan Perry helps MinnPost readers make their way through the thicket of health happenings, trends, studies and research. Perry has written several health-related books, and her articles have appeared in a wide variety of publications, including Minnesota Monthly, The History Channel Magazine and Woman's Day. She is a former writer/editor for Time-Life Books and a former editor of Nutrition Action Healthletter, published by the Center for Science in the Public Interest.

When children are asked, antidepressants are no more effective than placebo

When children are asked, antidepressants are no more effective than placebo, study finds

The Metro State and University of Wisconsin researchers' study suggests that the overall benefits of antidepressants among youths have been overstated.