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FDA Bans Shock Devices Used on Mentally Disabled

FDA Bans Shock Devices Used on Mentally Disabled

WEDNESDAY, March 4, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Electrical shock devices used to reduce aggression and self-harm in patients with autism and other developmental disabilities will be banned, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday. The devices deliver shocks through electrodes attached to the skin of patients, but there …

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