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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Letter of Complaint to FDA Commissioner, 2007

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Complaint about a surge of FDA administrative approvals for expanded use of highly toxic antipsychotic drugs for children. Approvals were determined by Dr. Thomas Laughren after secret deliberations–without disclosure of scientific data, without  an advisory panel or open public discussion.  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The Damaging Impact of PDUFA and Why It Should be Repealed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 →

Another deadly drug recalled – FDA asks Congress for Power to Dictate Warnings

Another deadly drug recalled – FDA asks Congress for Power to Dictate Warnings Tue, 1 Mar 2005 Public pressure has intensified as FDA’s failure to protect the public from unsafe – even lethal drugs. That failure included the failure to at least . . . Continue reading →

Nass – Senate Subcommittee on Bioterrorism & Public Health Preparedness – Biodefense

Submitted Testimony of Meryl Nass, MD Mount Desert Island Hospital Bar Harbor, Maine 04609 (207) 288-5082 ext. 220 Senate Subcommittee on Bioterrorism and Public Health Preparedness Hearing: Biodefense: Next Steps Tuesday, February 8, 2005, 10 am SD-430 Dirksen Senate Office Building Thank . . . Continue reading →

The Impact of the FDA Modernization Act on the Recruitment of Children for Research

THE IMPACT OF THE FDA MODERNIZATION ACT ON THE RECRUITMENT OF CHILDREN FOR RESEARCH Vera Hassner Sharav Published in ETHICAL HUMAN SCIENCES & SERVICES Summer 2003, vol. 5 pp. 83-108 Abstract This paper argues that contrary to the claims made by the . . . Continue reading →

Nass – Senate Subcommittee on Bioterrorism & Public Health Preparedness – Biodefense

Submitted Testimony of Meryl Nass, MD Mount Desert Island Hospital Bar Harbor, Maine 04609 (207) 288-5082 ext. 220 Senate Subcommittee on Bioterrorism and Public Health Preparedness Hearing: Biodefense: Next Steps Tuesday, February 8, 2005, 10 am SD-430 Dirksen Senate Office Building Thank . . . Continue reading →