This young child represents millions of children in the United States who are falling prey to licensed, but irresponsible prescribers of toxic drugs.
“Catastrophic side effects may be rare, but they become predictable when we treat so many children with so many drugs.”
The question is can these visits overcome industry's propaganda delivered under the guise of continuing medical education (CME) courses which physicians must take?
The deceptive marketing of antipsychotic drugs has prompted new advocacy group to launch "The Just Say "Know" to Prescription Drugs Campaign." Its goal is to get one million people to stop and reevaluate the medications they are taking. Continue reading →
A commentary in the April 2007 issue of HARVAD magazine, AHRP board member, Stefan Kruszeuski, MD, urges his colleagues to abandon psychiatry’s diagnostic and therapeutic reductionism.
Drug safety is a public issue–and the FDA has been shown to be asleep at the helm as tens of thousands have died that could have lived had they and their physicians known the safety hazards of prescribed drugs. Continue reading →
The shift from Hippocratic medicine grounded in the “do no harm” principle, to corporate medicine has severed the unique physician-patient relationship based on a tacit understanding that the physician’s reasoned therapeutic recommendations will be governed the patient’s best interest. Continue reading →
What does the "Gillberg affair" suggest about the integrity of the data underlying the DAMP-ADHD hypothesis?
The pharmaceutical industry’s latest antidepression drug marketing campaign is being launched with collaboration of the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) “Real Men, Real Depression campaign http://menanddepression.nimh.nih.gov/infopage.asp?ID=1 Continue reading →
“To me one of the miracle of children’s brains is that we don’t see more harm from these treatments.” Continue reading →
Good News–Merck caved under backlash.
The pharmaceutical industry’s latest antidepression drug marketing campaign is being launched with collaboration of the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)— Continue reading →