America’s Healthcare Crisis–Part V–FDA Complicit in Crimes

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FDA, a complicit partner in crimes and corrupt industry practices have resulted in an epidemic of preventable injuries and deaths. Continue reading →

America’s Healthcare Crisis–Part II–What Do We Get for $$$ ?

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Part II.  What Do We Get for All That Money?  A preventable epidemic of injury and death from prescription drugs; FDA’s contribution to the epidemic;  Big Pharma’s business model: manufactured myths, propaganda and a hidden agenda;

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Safety Issues: FDA Scientists Collide with FDA Managers

Since 1995 FDA scientists have been at odds against FDA managers who routinely override sientists’ safety concerns to approve dubious prescription drugs.

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FDA Scientists Collide with FDA Managers Re: Safety Issues

Since 1995 FDA scientists have been at odds against FDA managers who routinely override sientists’ safety concerns to approve dubious prescription drugs. Continue reading →

Dangerous Deception: Hiding the Evidence of Adverse Drug Effects_NEJM

FDA's slip-shod approval of defective, harmful drugs, accompanied by rubber stampped endorsements by compromised FDA advisory committees may be reaching a boiling point.
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Dr. David Healy Addresses Credibility Crisis-at Columbia University Oct. 20

Additional information as of late Wed Oct 19: Although I was assured that attendance for a presentation by Dr. David Healy (at Columbia University School of Public Health on Oct. 20 at 12:30) would be open to the public, a problem seems . . . Continue reading →

AMA Serves Pharma Marketing Priority/ FDA To Add Warnings on ADHD drugs–Concerta, Ritalin, Strattera, Adderall

AMA Serves Pharma Marketing Priority/ FDA To Add Warnings on ADHD drugs–Concerta, Ritalin, Strattera, Adderall Wed, 29 Jun 2005 The FDA is finally taking note of the fact that many drugs prescribed for the treatment of psychiatric problems are CAUSING serious psychiatric . . . Continue reading →

Former FDA Commissioner says FDA lost public trust

Former FDA Commissioner says FDA lost public trust Mon, 17 Oct 2005 The FDA’s failure to ensure drugs are properly tested in trials designed to detect serious adverse effects,  and the agency’s failure to require follow-up post-marketing studies to be reasonably secure in the knowledge that . . . Continue reading →