Anthrax Global Press Conference Friday, April 1, at 2:00 PM: Reunion of Heavy Metal Music Band To Raise Awareness Against Forced Drugs Wed, 30 Mar 2005 An unusual global press conference will kick off a week-end of heavy metal music and a public awareness campign. The press conference is scheduled for Friday, April 1, at…

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Bill would shield some drug firms from punitive damages Wed, 29 Dec 2004 A proposed bill in Congress would be another disincentive for pharmaceutical companies to disclose drug safety problems. Those promoting the bill should be asked to disclose their financial ties to drug companies. In 2000, a mysterious clause giving Eli Lilly immunity from…

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Elliott Spitzer walks away from prosecuting coporate crimes Sat, 25 Dec 2004 “After nearly three years of high-profile prosecutions of investment banks, mutual funds and insurance companies, Attorney General Eliot Spitzer of New York said yesterday that he is ready to cede those investigations to federal regulators.” Whatever Eliot Spitzer can say about improvements in…

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Just Say No – Forbes Tue, 16 Nov 2004 When Mrs. Nancy Reagan coined the phrase, Just Say No, she was referring to illicit drug pushers. The current Forbes cover story–Just Say No–refers to the prescription drug industry. "In a perverse kind of symbiosis, the cascade of disease and medical complications growing out of America’s…

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Homeland Security bill – Pharma Immunity – WP Fri, 15 Nov 2002 The Homeland Security bill that passed the House includes sweeping last minute provisions attached to it that have nothing to do with the war on terrorism. The provisions put the interest of pharmaceutical industry giants above the health and welfare of the public.…

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Vaccines the culprit – Not-So-Crackpot Autism Theory – NYT Sun, 10 Nov 2002 A report in Sunday’s NY Times Magazine (excerpt below) reveals as much about the culture of arrogance exhibited by those who formulate public health policy, as it does about the link (long-denied) between a vaccine preservative containing mercury (thimoerosal), and autism. During…

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To view AHRP news and infomails from 2006, please visit our new site. Infomails Subscribe to AHRP’s infomails At FDA, Graham is still the whistle-blower Loss of Trust: Big Drug Makers See Sales Decline With Their Image War hero’s death in clinical trial follows years of FDA neglect European perspective: Bird Flu / Rumsfeld Tamiflu…

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July 12, 2002 Babies Exposed to Toxic Vaccines FYI Several recent articles focus on unsafe vaccines: ABC News reports (below) that 3,400 people, half of them children, “received the questionable vaccines from Park Nicollet Clinic in the Minneapolis metropolitan area. The vaccines included polio booster shots, hepatitis A and B shots and Prevnar, a vaccine…

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Infomail 2005 News Stories on Human Research Protection and Commentary by Vera Hassner Sharav Subscribe to the AHRP infomail list Dec 16: Drugs, Devices & Doctors – NYT Paul Krugman Dec 11: Scientific Fraud & Corruption on Both sides of Atlantic: Merck / Proctor & Gamble Dec 11: Gov Accountability Project Creates "FactSquad" on Rx…

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