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The Patient Is A Person

Dr. Ronald Ricker and Dr. Venus Nicolino | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dr. Ronald Ricker and Dr. Venus Nicolino

Is this what the science and art of psychotherapy and psychiatry has been reduced to? Don't talk, don't question, don't get to know the patient. The Doctor's role is to be the last part of the conveyor belt leading from the pharmaceutical plant to the patient's mouth.

Understanding the Placebo Effect

Eliezer Sobel | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Eliezer Sobel

My first foray into the nebulous world of antidepressants was in 1985 when I was put on Sinequan. It gave me severe cotton mouth, didn't do much for my mood.

Big Pharma's Crime Spree: Drug Makers Pushing Products For Unapproved Uses

Bloomberg | David Evans | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Pfizer and Lilly lead a parade of U.S. companies that have paid $7 billion in penalties after promoting drugs for uses not approved by the FDA. This u...

This Week In Cheating: Drugs

Jeff Kreisler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jeff Kreisler

So, let me get this straight: Pfizer is the drug company who'll lie to you, but Merck's the one that'll kill you?

Just How Corrupted Has American Medicine Become?

Bruce E. Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Bruce E. Levine

Drug-company corruption of American medicine is of course not news. What is news is that such corruption has become so egregious, so transparent, and so embarrassing.