The Power Within: Are anti-psychotic drugs now obsolete?

“In 1976 I discovered, quite by accident, an amazing idea!  One that has led to the development of an extremely effective tool to elevate positive emotion and mood and permanently change behavior.  Behaviors like unwanted habits, compulsions and even addictions.  A technique so powerful, that with practice, a person can get from a normal mood, … 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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Antipsychotic Prescriptions . . . for Children: Is the Medicaid Story Today’s Version of Go Ask Alice? (UPDATE for 2011)

In December 2009 I wrote the following article based on the alarming disclosure in a New York Times article that the prescribing of anti-psychotic drugs to children between the ages of 3 and 17 had dramatically increased. At that time I was unaware of the documentary The Drugging of Our Children by Gary Null (see … 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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Antipsychotic Prescriptions . . . for Children: Is the Medicaid Story Today’s Version of Go Ask Alice?

“They say it’s impossible to stop now, Evelyn Torres, 48, of the Bronx, said of her son’s use of antipsychotics since he received a diagnosis of bipolar disorder at age 3.  Seven years later, the boy is now also afflicted with weight and heart problems. But Ms.  Torres credits Medicaid for making the boy’s mental … Continue reading

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