"I am so bothered by the speed by which adults are ready to put chemicals into little girls bodies without a full understanding of what harm those chemicals could cause in the short and long term. Continue reading →
The Texas whistleblower lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson promises to topple the house of cards upon which the public mental health system rests.
"Most off-label use occurs without scientific support." Continue reading →
Two ground breaking legal actions in Texas to rein in out of control psychotropic drug prescribing will have nationwide reverberations.
U.S. State Attorneys General should investigate the fraudulent marketing of the atypical neuroleptic drugs-and FDA's role in helping conceal the truth.
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Steven Fiorello, former Chief Pharmacist for the State of Pennsylvania, was arraigned on on Tuesday, November 21, 2006, on Felony and Misdemeanor charges related to his accepting money from drug companies whose drugs he put on the state Formulary. Continue reading →
Infomail 2004 News Stories on Human Research Protection and Commentary by Vera Hassner Sharav Dec 31: FDA to review “missing” drug company documents Dec 30: Family of Woman Killed by AIDS Drug Test Sues Doctors, Manufacturer Dec 30: Doctors, Too, Ask: Is . . . Continue reading →
Cash Interests Taint Drug Advice – NATURE / Death a Risk of Antipsychotics – AP Sun, 23 Oct 2005 An investigation by the journal, NATURE (the largest of its kind) reveals that not only do conflicts of interest taint the conduct and . . . Continue reading →
TeenScreen: Who Pays for Treatment and Drugs?? Sun, 29 May 2005 In her latest examination of the President’s Commission on Mental Health recommendation for universal mental health screening, Evelyn Pringle focuses on the $$$ it costs and on how screening, followed by . . . Continue reading →
Philadelphia Daily News Pharma Influence: Penn Psychiatrist Files Whistleblower Lawsuit – Investigtion Confirms Medicare Chief Lied to Congress Wed, 7 Jul 2004 “Drug companies not only write checks to hospitals, they write checks to politicians…They write checks to both sides of the . . . Continue reading →
Rutherford Institute Interview: Allen Jones reveals TMAP drug scam linked to then Governor George W. Bush Fri, 14 Oct 2005 An in-depth interview by John Whitehead of the Rutherford Institute with Allen Jones,*a former inspector with the Pennsyvania Office of Inspector General, . . . Continue reading →
In the UK & Canada, but NOT in the US Eli Lilly Warns about Zyprexa Lethal Side Effect – Psych News Fri, 15 Apr 2005 European and Canadian doctors have been warned since September 2004 that patients prescribed the injectable form of . . . Continue reading →