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HEALTH

Drugging Animals on Factory Farms—ENOUGH Already!

January 11, 2016 0

by Katherine Paul We’ve all grown accustomed to the steady parade of television ads—$3 billion year worth, by some estimates— urging us to “ask our doctors” about the latest miracle drug. Pharmaceutical ads have been […]

HEALTH

A Decade of Questions Over a Paxil Study Vindicated

December 29, 2015 0

by Martha Rosenberg In the last few years, highly promoted drugs like Vioxx, Bextra, Baycol, Trovan, Meridia, Seldane, Hismanal, Darvon, Mylotarg, Lotronex, Propulsid, phenylpropanolamine (PPA), phenacetin, Raxar and Redux have been withdrawn for safety risks […]

GOVERNMENT

Nominee for FDA Commissioner Has Pharma Industry Ties

December 23, 2015 0

by The Edgy Truth If confirmed by Congress, the next commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will be Robert M. Califf, MD. Dr. Califf is currently the FDA’s deputy commissioner for Medical Products […]

HEALTH

Monsanto Timeline Of Crime 1901-2014

September 19, 2015 0

By  Children Of Vietnam Veterans Health Alliance (COVVHA)  1901: Monsanto was founded in St. Louis, Missouri by John Francis Queeny, a 30-year veteran of the pharmaceutical industry. Queeny funded the start-up with capital from Coca-Cola […]