"Unless we put medical freedom into The Constitution, the time will come when medicine will organize into an undercover dictatorship." Dr. Benjamin Rush, a signatory to the Declaration of Independence.Read More
"The problem of prescription overdose in the military has its parallel in civilian life. The tragic overdose victims in both spheres represent canaries in the coal mine–only the most obvious victims of what has become our national orgy of over using psychotropic drugs." Allen Frances MDRead More
If mentally incapacitated troops are being drugged with dangerous, mind-altering drugs and deployed to battle against their will, how can we say that we have a volunteer army?
"Our systems of mental health care have become too medication focused, and it’s time for a broader approach. History will show that this national shift began this weekend in Portland, Oregon.”Read More
"House Bill 23 hits a rare political sweet spot. The proposal to create an independent clinic review of the drugs foster children are given has support from Democrats and Republicans because of its efforts to protect the vulnerable — and projections that it will save the state millions of dollars." Florida’s Gabriel Myers is mentioned…Read More
New FDA antipsychotic Warnings: "The symptoms of EPS and withdrawal in newborns may include agitation, abnormally increased or decreased muscle tone, tremor, sleepiness, severe difficulty breathing, and difficulty in feeding."Read More
"The risk was greater for individuals prescribed atypical rather than conventional drugs."
Antipsychotic Drugs and Risk of Venous Thromboembolism: Nested Case-Control Study BMJ
How many children in foster care serve as human guinea pigs in commercial drug trials?Read More
According to a report by the Associated Press, the FDA has approved expanded use of Merck’s toxic antipsychotic drug, Saphris, for treating acute manic-depressive behavior in adults. Antipsychotics (neuroleptics) are a controversial class of drugs: Risperdal (approved in 1993), Zyprexa (1994), Seroquel (1997), Abilify (2002), and Saphris (2009). These drugs’ safety hazzards were documented over…Read More
The prescribed drugs transformed Kyle Warren from a rambunctious healthy child into a drooling, sedated, obese, “shell.”Read More
Despite the fact that children may be at highest risk of antidepressant-induced suicide, GlaxoSmithKline is testing Paxil on 7 to 18 year old Japanese children.Read More