Testimony Against SF 2841-Minnesota – Preschool Socioemotional Screening–Karen Effrem, MD.

I am here in vigorous opposition to SF 2841 that would implement mental health screening for three-year-old children entering public school. Continue reading →

Marcia Angell: Drug Co & Doctors: A Story of Corruption

"It is simply no longer possible to believe much of the clinical research that is published, or to rely on the judgment of trusted physicians or authoritative medical guidelines. I take no pleasure in this conclusion, which I reached slowly and reluctantly over my two decades as an editor of The New England Journal of Medicine." Marcia Angell, MD Continue reading →

The Damaging Impact of PDUFA and Why It Should be Repealed

The re-prioritization of rapid approvals occurred at the expense of drug safety standards, Continue reading →

4-year old Rebecca Riley,a Casualty of Psychiatric “Treatment”_BostonGlobe_NYT

“To me one of the miracle of children’s brains is that we don’t see more harm from these treatments.” Continue reading →

Pharma Spin and Child Suicide Rates

Today's news reports about an increase suicide rate in 2004 offer an opportunity to witness how the media unwittingly disseminates pharmaceutical industry generated propaganda. Continue reading →

YouTube Videos RE: Antidepressants

The video, "Zyprexa Drug Rep," was posted on YouTube on Dec. 18.  When AHRP publicized its (Jan 4)  there were something on the order of 38 hits.  Since the Infomail was posted on the AHRP website and blog (http://ahrp.blogspot.com  the number has reached: 1,429. 

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Dubious Drug Therapy – Keith Koeller / Bread and Shelter, Yes. Psychiatrists, No – Sally Satel

Dubious Drug Therapy – Keith Koeller / Bread and Shelter, Yes. Psychiatrists, No – Sally Satel Wed, 30 Mar 2005 Two OpEd columns deserve special attention because they provide insight and evidence of the harm done by current psychiatric / psychological practices. . . . Continue reading →