Former State Pharmacist (Pennsylvania) Faces Criminal charges

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 Archive

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

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??

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 →

Penn Psychiatrist Files Whistleblower Lawsuit – Investigtion Confirms Medicare Chief Lied

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

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 →