Wilson’s Memoir on His Battle With Bipolar Both Inspirational and Revealing

As a guest on the PI Window on Business Professor Eric Wilson has tackled the difficult subject of depression and the problems caused by the pharmaceutical industry’s propensity to illegally promote off-label use of anti-psychotic drugs – often times with devastating consequences.  (Note: In my December 13th, 2009 post titled “Antipsychotic Prescriptions . . . … Continue reading

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Physician Heal Thyself?

From 1961 to 1966, Vince Edwards won top ratings as dedicated but difficult surgeon Ben Casey, who’s idealism often pitted him against the medical establishment. Dr. James Kildare, who was played by Richard Chamberlain, ran during the same period as Edward’s Casey.  Working in a fictional large metropolitan hospital the Intern Kildare balanced trying to … Continue reading

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Addicted To Happiness and Other Factors that Have Fueled the Anti-Psychotic Drug Controversy

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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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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