Monthly Archives: June 2011

Study Says, Pharmaceutical Companies Now Violate the Federal “False Claims Act” More Than Any Other Industry

By John Saponaro – According to a study conducted by the consumer watchdog organization, Public Citizen, the pharmaceutical industry is now the leading defrauder of the federal government [..]

Consumer Protection, Dangerous Products, Drugs, General

FDA Issues Warning of High-Grade Prostate Cancer Risk with Avodart and Proscar

By Steven Di Joseph* As reported in www.medpagetoday.com and other medical news outlets as well as by consumer watchdog organizations like Public Citizen (www.worstpills.org), the Food and Drug [..]

Dangerous Products, Diseases, Drugs, General, Men

Studies Show Teens Are Misusing Prescription and OTC Drugs

By Justin DiJoseph* While it is no secret that illegal drugs like heroin, cocaine, Crystal Meth, Ecstasy, LSD, PCP (Angel Dust), GHB (date rape drug), and the like [..]

Children, Drugs, General

Studies Show Oral Contraceptives Containing Drospirenone Increase the Risk of Blood Clots

By Devon Reiff The consumer watchdog organization Public Citizen, in its Worst Pills Best Pills Newsletter for May, 2011, highlighted the February review in the French medical journal [..]

Dangerous Products, Drugs, General, Women

CDC Study Finds a Large Number of Heart-Related Deaths Occur On Way to Hospital

By Steven Di Joseph – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released the findings from a large study of deaths from a number of causes [..]

General, Medical/Hospital