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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America’s Healthcare Crisis–Part I “The Whole System is Broken”

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Part I.  America’s commercially profitable healthcare system is wasteful, inefficient and exceedingly harmful. Medical interventions are the third Leading cause of death.

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Medicine Hijacked: Books That Document the Real Health Care Crisis

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America’s healthcare system is riddled with financial conflicts of interest. Business interests and commercial priorities undermine the precautionary principle of Medicine, the therapeutic mission of Medicine, the scientific integrity of Medicine.  Government oversight agencies and Congress have subordinated the public interest for $$$. As a result, America’s healthcare delivery system is the third leading cause of death.

 

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Petition to FDA: Withdraw Aricept 23mg Immediately

Public Citzen petitioned  FDA Commissioner to immediately removal from market Pfizer’s Alzheimer’s drug, Aricept  23 mg dose, because of serious safety hazards and failure to demonstrate efficacy. The petition also urges FDA to add a label warning on Aricept and generic donepezil (5 mg and 10 mg) stating: "Use of 20 mg per day is counter indicated."

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Public Testimonies at FDA-SSRI-Suicidality Hearings, Dec. 13, 2006

Only if one assumes that the FDA sees the drug industry as its client can some sense be made of December 13th meeting of the FDA’s Psychopharmacologic Drugs Advisory Committee in Silver Springs, Maryland.

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Assaultive Prescribing of Psych Drugs for Children

Australian psychiatrist: "Does anyone else see tardive dysmentia after atypicalantipsychotics?"

U.S. Doctors are prescribing the antidepressant, Effexor (150mg) for infants under age one!

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