Monthly Archives: August 2011

Why Direct to Consumer Advertising of Prescription Drugs is a Bad Idea

By Steven Di Joseph – For the past several years, there has been an ongoing debate surrounding the controversial methods being used by pharmaceutical manufacturers to market prescription [..]

Consumer Protection, Dangerous Products, Drugs

The Dangers of Vitamin, Mineral, and Additive Overload and Product Mislabeling

By Steven Di Joseph – When consumers, especially parents, think of vitamins, additives, and foods that are “fortified,” the common belief is that these are all good things. [..]

Children, Food-Related, General, Men, Toxic Substances, Women

The Duragesic (Fentanyl) Pain Patch: One Very Dangerous Drug

By Steven Di Joseph – Although prescription and over-the-counter (OTC) painkillers have become commonplace, and are taken by tens of millions of Americans for every imaginable (and even [..]

Dangerous Products, Drugs, General

The So-Called Medical Malpractice “Crisis” is Little More than an Emperor without Clothes

By  Steven Di Joseph – In the children’s fairy tale, The Emperor’s New Clothes, the arrogant emperor has convinced himself that the only people who cannot see his [..]

General, Legal Resources, Medical/Hospital