"500 people would need to be treated with Crestor for a year to avoid one usually survivable heart attack. Stroke numbers were similar…At $3.50 a pill, the cost of prescribing Crestor to 500 people for a year would be $638,000 to prevent one heart attack." Continue reading →
"For her last month of life, Kifuji overall prescribed 835 pills to Rebecca….If what Dr. Kifuji did in this case is the acceptable standard of care for children in Massachusetts, then there is something very wrong in this state."
"For patients, navigating the debate can be difficult because doctors, patient advocacy groups and manufacturers often endorse positions that are in their economic self-interest." The New York Times Continue reading →
"Among all the problematic suggestions for DSM5, the proposal for a "Psychosis Risk Syndrome" stands out as the most ill–conceived and potentially harmful." Allen Frances, MD Continue reading →
The Obama Administration opposes a proposed independent probe by the Inspector General of the anthrax-laced letter attacks, arguing that it would "undermine public confidence” in a Federal Bureau of Investigation probe of the attacks “and unfairly cast doubt on its conclusions.”
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The US government is initiating several radical medical experiments that will ensure widespread, increased use of mostly toxic drugs whose adverse effects trigger chronic, debilitating illnesses.
Who is accountable for the chemical torture of children who were subjected to medical maltreatment that borders on criminal negligence?
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In response to yesterday’s AHRP Infomail (March 5) in which we informed readers that Dr. Gilbert Ross, the Medical Director of the American Council on Science and Helath (ACSH), the author of a WT OpEd (March 4, 2010), is a convicted felon, whose medical license was revoked after serving two years in prison for healthcare fraud:
Pit-bull attack against Sen. Grassely, Sen. Baucus and FDA safety officer, David Graham MD by a fellon whose medical license was revoked for Medicaid fraud: "I violated every ethical trust placed in me as a doctor." Continue reading →
Why has the Pentagon, the C.I.A., state licensing boards andprofessional medical societies ignored the gross and appalling violations by medical personnel? Continue reading →