Pediatric Psychiatry Ethics in a Nutshell

A five-year government supported study, “Affective Neuroscience of Pediatric Bipolar Disorder,” was halted after  parents complained to the University of Illinois in Chicago. According to documents obtained by ProPublica Illinois, Dr. Mani Pavuluri, a prominent psychiatrist who had founded the Pediatric Mood . . . Continue reading →

Disingenous Remarks from AMA President on Tort Reform – letter BMJ / NYT Test a Lawyer’s Ingenuity

Disingenous Remarks from AMA President on Tort Reform – letter BMJ / NYT Test a Lawyer’s Ingenuity Sun, 6 Mar 2005 Responding to an article in the BMJ about President Bush’s bill to restrict class action suits for medical malpractice-http://bmj.bmjjournals.com/cgi/content/full/330/7490/499-c – the . . . Continue reading →

Ritalin: Chromosome Abnormalities Occured in All 12 Children / High school prescription drug abuse

Ritalin: Chromosome Abnormalities Occured in All 12 Children / High school prescription drug abuse Fri, 11 Mar 2005 Parents and public health policy makers have cause for concern about the finding of a study conducted at the University of Texas, MD Anderson . . . Continue reading →

Drugs, Devices & Doctors – NYT Paul Krugman

Drugs, Devices & Doctors – NYT Paul Krugman Fri, 16 Dec 2005 New York Times columnist, Paul Krugman, got it right! The real story behind the crisis at Merck, the Cleveland Clinic, and the medical industrial complex as a whole “is bigger . . . Continue reading →