October 7, 2012

IV. What Do We Get for All That Money? According to the Kaiser Foundation:[1] The number of

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America’s Healthcare Crisis–Part II–What Do We Get for $$$ ?

September 15, 2012

Is US Healthcare Really the best in the World? Starfield_JAMA_2000  The findings by Barbara Starfield, MD, of

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US Healthcare Third Leading Cause of Death_Barbara Starfield, MD

August 20, 2012

FDA Drug Recall Due to Safety Issues  1980 – 2011   Drug Name:                                                                Approved                               Withdrawn   Methaqualone

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Rx Drugs Recalled for Safety Issues from US market

January 19, 2011

Is there something wrong with the scientific method in medical research? In 2005, Dr Ioannidis,  a prominent,

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Lies, Damned Lies, and Medical Science

March 31, 2010

The New York Times reports that the FDA has approved the use of AstraZenceca’s statin, Crestor, for

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FDA Approves Crestor Use for Healthy People–Watch Healthcare Costs Skyrocket

January 26, 2007

At least 100 people died because of the failure of Bayer to disclose thelethal risks of its

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Bayer Settles Baycol AG Stuits $8 million

January 22, 2007

Below are excerpts from two timely articles that offer persuasive arguments backed by evidence demonstrating that litigation

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Role of Litigation in Defining Drug Risks_JAMA / BMJ

November 23, 2006

The drug industry's undue influence–on the FDA and its advisory committees that are made up mostly of

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Dangerous Deception: Hiding the Evidence of Adverse Drug Effects_NEJM

October 26, 2006

Cholesterol lowering drug, Crestor Linked to Patient Death Tue, 11 Jan 2005 Crestor, a highly advertised cholesterol-lowering

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Cholesterol lowering drug, Crestor Linked to Patient Death

October 26, 2006

NIH: Public Servant or Private Marketer? NIH Seeks Outside Inquiry of Alzheimer’s researcher conflicts of interest –

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Public Servant or Private Marketer? NIH Seeks Inquiry of Alzheimer’s researcher conflicts of interest

October 26, 2006

Bayer/ Baycol on Trial in Texas_NYT Sat, 1 Mar 2003 Melody Peterson of the New York Times

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Bayer/ Baycol on Trial in Texas – NYT

October 26, 2006

Cash Interests Taint Drug Advice – NATURE / Death a Risk of Antipsychotics – AP Sun, 23

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Cash Interests Taint Drug Advice – NATURE / Death a Risk of Antipsychotics – AP

October 26, 2006

Calls Mounting for FDA Revamp / Americans Are the most medicated population in the world – DHHS

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Calls Mounting for FDA Revamp / Americans Are the most medicated population in the world – DHHS

October 26, 2006

NIH: Public Servant or Private Marketer? Wed, 22 Dec 2004 David Willman of the Los Angeles Times

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NIH: Public Servant or Private Marketer?