Shame on TIME Magazine–College Suicide Story is a Big Pharma Infomercial

A feature article in the current issue of TIME Magazine, “When Colleges Go On Suicide Watch” is a blatant example of an “infomercial” that extends pharmaceutical compay advertising pages into the news pages in TIME magazine.
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NJ: Mandatory Mental Screening Women_Pill Pushers: NO Science, Salesmanship_FORBES

Three reports illustrate the wide and deepening disconnect between medicine under the influence of pharmaceutical industry marketing goals and scientific evidence that contradicts current practice and public health policies:

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Marriage of Convenience: Mental Screening–Eli Lilly check $500k

Mental Screening ties to drug companies exposed.  Screening for Mental Health (Harvard affiliated) received $500K from Eli Lillly. See:  http://ahrp.org/children/mentalscreen/LillyCheck.jpg

TeenScreen hired high powered PR firms whose business  is to  create promotional campaigns to increase drug sales for its clients.

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