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$1.5 Million Award in Autistic Child Tardive Dyskinesia Legal Case

Dr. Peter Breggin | Posted 05.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Peter Breggin

On Feb. 11, 2014, a Chicago jury awarded $1.5 million to an autistic child who developed a severe case of tardive dyskinesia and tardive akathisia whi...

Soaring Numbers of Children on Powerful Adult Psychiatric Drugs

Dr. Peter Breggin | Posted 08.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Peter Breggin

A recent blog of mine described how unethical and illegal drug company activities have driven the prescription of antipsychotic drugs to children. Now the "success" of this campaign has been documented in the Archives of General Psychiatry.

The Generic Problem with Health Care Reform

Edward F. Blizzard | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Edward F. Blizzard

While making prescription medications more affordable for every American is a laudable goal, increasing the availability of these drugs raises serious concerns.

Studies Show Popular Reflux Drug Reglan Dangerous, Ineffective

Edward F. Blizzard | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Edward F. Blizzard

Last year, the Food & Drug Administration issued a black box warning, the strongest of its kind, for the drug Reglan and its generic forms metoclopram...