Nora Coffey is a prominent women’s health advocate, activist and educator who founded the Hysterectomy Educational Resources and Services (HERS) Foundation in 1982. The foundation is the only independent nonprofit organization solely dedicated to the alternatives to and aftermath of hysterectomy. In . . . Continue reading →
"One million children have been diagnosed with this new and controversial diagnosis – “childhood bipolar.” And one million children are being treated for “childhood bipolar” disorder and more and more at younger and younger ages." Continue reading →
Dr. Stan Kutcher, a co-author of a widely disseminated–now discredited ghostwritten report–“Study 329”–who ran for Canadian Parliament, The Coast, a small Canadian newspaper, retracted and then apologized for a story that highlighted about the benefits of the antidepressant, Paxil, for children.
professor of psychiatry who penned his name to aghostwritten report
Project on Government Oversight (POGO) asked NIH Director to take a firm stance against ghostwriting by academics who receive taxpayer funded grants.
"For her last month of life, Kifuji overall prescribed 835 pills to Rebecca….If what Dr. Kifuji did in this case is the acceptable standard of care for children in Massachusetts, then there is something very wrong in this state."
"Judith Warner’s book illustrates the perils of preferring stories to science." Continue reading →
"Her mother’s murder trial has been over for a couple of weeks now, but I’m still haunted by little Rebecca Riley." Continue reading →
"Does this appointment signify that Harvard Medical School intends to even further strengthen its research ties to the pharmaceutical industry?" Continue reading →
The Patriot Ledger reports that Rebecca Riley’s psychiatrist, Dr. Kayoko Kifuji, is under criminal investigation by a grand jury. Continue reading →
AHRP proposes a multi-disciplinary team of independent scientists to review ALL of Dr. Joseph Biederman’s publications and supporting documents, including: research protocols, consent forms, and the original (of course, anonymized) data sets with associated code books for all pediatric studies. Continue reading →
Dr. Peter Slavin, president of Mass. General Hospital: "We don’t want our faculty being on the road as hired guns." Continue reading →