A neurologist in private practice for 35 years, he differentiates real diseases — epilepsy, brain tumor, multiple sclerosis, etc. — from “no disease” diagnoses — emotional, psychological, psychiatric. . . . Continue reading →
“Prescription drug therapy stands as one of the most significant perils to health resulting from human activity.” What’s the FDA doing to stem the tide of this preventable epidemic? Continue reading →
But FDA says keep taking the "medicines." Continue reading →
“Every failure-to-warn case against a drug company has been affected by Wyeth” Continue reading →
ADHD published reports have been carefully crafted to declare pro-drug "conclusions"–but those conclusions are belied by the actual evidence about the long-term effects of ADHD drugs on children’s health. Continue reading →
"The amount of legal stimulants used as medication and produced in our country has grown 2,000 percent in the last 15 years."
AHRP applauds the California chapter of the NAACP for unanimously passing a resolution to end the abusive prescribing of psychotropic drugs for children in foster care!
Major Drug Effectiveness Review Found “Little Evidence” that ADHD drugs are safe or effective Tue, 13 Sep 2005 On paper, drug manufacturers MUST demonstrate with scientific evidence that a drug is safe and effective–if they want to gain to gain FDA approval. . . . Continue reading →
FDA Advisory Suicide Risk for Adults on Antidepressants / Advisory Committee Resistant to issue Warnings on ADHD drugs Fri, 1 Jul 2005 Under public and congressional pressure to disclose fully the hazardous effects of widely prescribed drugs, the FDA is beginning to . . . Continue reading →
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 →
A Lobbying Campaign for Screening Children for Mental Problems–a Gimmick Aimed at Increasing PhRMA Profits Wed, 11 May 2005 The big guns of America’s mental health establishment — including the American Psychiatric and Psychological Associations and the National Alliance for the Mentally . . . Continue reading →
Labeling Kids Mentally Ill for Profit – E. Pringle Mon, 14 Mar 2005 Independent, investigative reporters in Texas, Illinois, Ohio, FloridaŠare questioning the rationale for the recommendations of President Bush’s New Freedom Commission on Mental Health report calling for universal screening for . . . Continue reading →