“When you inject them every day and [say], ‘There is something wrong with you that we’re going to fix,’ when you track those kids over the long run, they are no better adjusted at the end of their treatment than they were before. What they are is at higher risk for long-term medical conditions. They have higher cancer rates. If society thinks there is something wrong with being short, the answer is not to inject the child; the answer is to inject some compassion into the culture that we live in.”
-Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine President Dr. Neal Barnard on Dr. Phil speaking with a woman who spends $20- to $40,000 a year injecting her son with a growth hormone to make him taller. Would you inject your kid with growth hormones or is that just crazy talk? Read more at DrPhil.com and tell us what you think!