Monthly Archives: November 2008

Biederman’s conflicts: a crime against troubled children and the State?

Share If I were the parent of a child diagnosed with bipolar disorder by doctors at Massachusetts General Hospital and prescribed anti-psychotic drugs with serious side effects, how would I feel upon learning that the head honcho of MGH’s child … Continue reading

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Drug Industry Mantra: If you can’t buy them, bully them?

Share I found a disturbing common thread emerge this week from news coverage of the medical-pharmaceutical industry, a thread that can be summed in these words: If you can’t buy them, bully them. First off, we have reports in The … Continue reading

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New Zoloft study: an eerie case of deja vu

Share Between teaching journalism and working on my master’s thesis, I have only now found the time to scrutinize the much-heralded Zoloft study published last Friday in the online version of The New England Journal of Medicine. And I have … Continue reading

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