Florida Antipsychotic Pre-Approval Requirement Protects PreschoolChildren

The State of Florida has established a pre-approval requirement to protect preschool children on Medicaid from being exposed to the hazardous effects of antipsychotic drugs. That step has prompted "a seismic change" in doctors’ inappropriate prescribing of antipsychotics for preschool children: the . . . Continue reading →

AMA-JAMA to Investigate Following AHRP Complaint

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                        March 27, 2009 AMA REQUESTS JOURNAL OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE REVIEW Statement attributable to: Joseph M. Heyman, M.D. AMA Board Chair   "The American Medical Association is owner and publisher of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) . . . Continue reading →

AHRP Letter of Complaint to AMA-JAMA

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AHRP has sent a letter of complaint to the American Medical Association and the JAMA Oversight Committee calling for a public apology to Dr. Jonathan Leo by the AMA, a thorough investigation, the immediate suspension of the two editors involved, and a commitment to reviewing, clarifying and publishing JAMA’s editorial policies to protect against future violations of standards for professional conduct Continue reading →

Sen. Grassley Letter to Harvard: Biederman Research Protocol Breaches

The most shocking disclosure is that Dr. Biederman’s study testing powerful antipsychotics in PRESCHOOL CHILDREN "was beset by breaches of research protocol," Continue reading →