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How Health Care in America Became Big Business–And Bad Medicine – OpEd NYT Zoloft NYT Ad Fails to Disclose Suicide risk Mon, 25 Oct 2004 An Op-Ed in Sunday’ New York Times by Time magazine editors, Donald Barlett and James Steele, is a MUST READ assessment of what ails America’s […]

How Health Care in America Became Big Business–And Bad Medicine ...



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 prescribing psychotropic drugs, is bankrupting of public health […]

TeenScreen: Who Pays for Treatment and Drugs??


Glaxo Pricing Under DOJ investigation / GAO Report Says Medicaid Overpays for Drugs Wed, 9 Mar 2005 Reuters reports that GlaxoSmithKline is under investigation by the Department of Justice concerning Medicaid drug pricing. The skyrocketing cost of drugs is depleting Medicaid, the nation’s largest health insturance program paid for by […]

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Research at US Veterans Hospitals Nationwide Under Investigation_NYT Sun, 13 Apr 2003 Veterans returning from service in the military deserve better than the medical care that awaits them at the nation’s Veterans Affairs (VA) medical centers. The Associated Press reported on Friday, April 11, that a study shows that patients […]

Research at US Veterans Hospitals Nationwide Under Investigation_NYT



Drugmakers Go Furthest to Sway Congress: 1,274 Lobbyists – USA Today Tue, 26 Apr 2005 USA Today provides a glimpse into the way the pharmaceutical industry controls health care policy by buying influence at the highest level of government, and underwriting professional and lay healthcare organizations whose spokespersons parrot industry’s […]

Drugmakers Go Furthest to Sway Congress: 1,274 Lobbyists – USA ...


Labeling Kids Mentally Ill for Profit – E. Pringle Mon, 14 Mar 2005 Independent, investigative reporters in Texas, Illinois, Ohio, FloridaĆ are questioning the rationale for the recommendations of President Bush’s New Freedom Commission on Mental Health report calling for universal screening for mental illness. These investigative reporter have discovered that […]

Labeling Kids Mentally Ill for Profit – E. Pringle




UK: Drugs firms ‘creating ills for every pill / US ‘Bioshield’ Drug-Patent Plan Draws Fire Mon, 04 Apr 2005 Following the public revelations about the concealed safety hazards of antidepressant drugs whose risks of violence, drug dependency, and suicide, were hidden from physicians and the public, a committee of Parliament […]

UK: Drugs firms 'creating ills for every pill / US ...