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    Growth Hormone Deficiency

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    Here is a video on growth hormone deficiency.
    Doctors are now prescribing growth hormone to children with small stature.
    This is still controversial.

    Please share what you think about this subject.

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    Here are some thinking points about the controversy to get you started:

    What does growth hormone normally do?
    What can it do to a growing child that is beneficial? That is potentially harmful?
    When thinking about harmful consequences, think about known disorders/diseases where there is too much growth hormone, and whether or not that is a concern for a child prescribed growth hormone.

    When thinking about benefits, think about whether or not this would influence a child's official accomplishments based on physicality. ...

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    The solution discusses the growth hormone deficiency.