Does the pharmaceutical industry influence doctor diagnosis of mental illness? (Part 1 of 2)

As I have come to read more and more about you and of course spend some time on your blog I find that you have an edge that enables you to provide a different take on mental illness Natalie. One thing that stands out and on which I would like to get your feedback centers … Continue reading

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After spending considerable time following the Limbaugh – Fluke controversy in the chat rooms and comment streams of the social media world one thing is clear . . . America needs to grow up, stop being petty and for goodness sake get an idea!

At the end of the day while improper and inflammatory . . . the Limbaugh – Fluke controversy pales in comparison to the problems the US faces in terms of an economy and education system that are slipping into a third world status, and a health care system marred by pharmaceutical company corruption and a … Continue reading

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Limbaugh, Stewart, Maher and the like have come to symbolize lazy journalism . . . so why do we listen?

What’s amazing about the Limbaugh comments – in fact the discussion in general, regarding Ms. Fluke is that the state of the health care system overall has major problems that few seem to be addressing. For example, the prescription of anti-psychotic drugs accounted for the single largest expenditure put through Medicaid in 2006 (the last … Continue reading

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Illegal Sales & The Overprescribing of Antipsychotic Drugs: Is A New “Drug War” Brewing?

AstraZeneca $520 Million Settlement Underlines the Greed Over Good Mentality Within the Pharmaceutical Industry (PI Window on Business Blog – May 2, 2010) Antipsychotic Drug Misuse Lands Johnson & Johnson on the Wrong End of Federal Suit (PI Window on Business Blog – Mar 25, 2010) Antipsychotic Prescriptions . . . for Children: Is the … Continue reading

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