New York, NY: A new book about the pharmaceutical industry slams drug makers, and makes the case for a nation hooked on prescription drugs—which is exactly what Big Pharma wants. Our Daily Meds' - How the Pharmaceutical Companies Transformed Themselves Into Slick Marketing Machines and Hooked the Nation on Prescription Drugs by Melody Petersen is a blockbuster new book by the former New York Times health reporter.
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Man with hammer fights man with letter opener
Letter-opener guy won, but I think we're all winners simply because we get to imagine the fight ...
I hit a wall today. Last week while I was out of town for work, Pumpkinhead kept having tearful meltdowns at school and his teacher called my mother TWICE to suggest that we “adjust his meds”...
On the Wall Street Journal health blog, they report that the backlash on the part of select universities against the dreaded organic chemistry for pre-meds continues. New England Journal started this crazy suggestion first by publishing an article that suggested...
GADGETS THAT I LIKE: Weve had the universal package opener for quite a while now, and while its n
GADGETS THAT I LIKE: We’ve had the universal package opener for quite a while now, and while it’s not perfect, it’s close. It lives in the kitchen drawer and gets used all the time...
TX: Proposed cuts include programs, meds, private prisons
Prison cuts: 3,000 jobs, meds, programs to get axe By Mike Ward | Tuesday, February 16, 2010, 09:27 AM Nearly 3,100 jobs of prison guards, parole officers and other officials would be eliminated, privately run prisons would be closed, highly...
Beldar & daughter catch the Houston Dynamo's season opener
Last night, I attended my first-ever professional football game ? errr, well, perhaps I should say professional fútbol game ? along with my youngest daughter, Molly, and several members of her middle school soccer team...
"Court stops Barzee's forced meds"
"Court stops Barzee's forced meds": Today's edition of The Deseret Morning News contains an article that begins, "Elizabeth Smart was found and returned to her family five years ago today...
Former spy faces court battle to publish book - Daily Telegraph
“The Government has launched a legal battle to stop a former MI5 undercover agent publishing a book on the inner workings of the secret service.” Full story Daily Telegraph, 9th March 2008 Source: www...
Supreme Court Hears Arguments on Strip Search of 13-Year Old for Prescription Meds
Supreme Court Hears Arguments on Strip Search of 13-Year Old for Prescription Meds :: Fear of Drug Use May Trump Privacy Concerns
March of the alternative meds
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Placebos Instead of Meds
Nearly Half of US Doctors Involved
Other Propoxyphene-Containing Meds to Require Stronger Warnings
Sunwest Management Inc.
allegedly misled residents about staff and daily care.
Chinese Daily News must pay $5.19 million class action settlement for failing to pay overtime.
Settles Book-Scanning Class Actions for $125 Million
Facing Class Action over Book Deletions