Stories posted in 2002

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Stories posted in 4th Qtr, 2002

12/22/2002

DA counsel’s rise embodies US shift

12/15/2002

Drug firms and doctors: the offers pour in

12/12/2002

Lawmakers blast Roche, FDA over Accutane

12/5/2002

Japan Links 81 Deaths to New Lung Cancer Drug

12/4/2002

Finding The Answer To Washington's Hottest Whodunit

12/4/2002

When Doctors Go to Class, Industry Often Foots the Bill Lectures Tend to Feature Pills But Drug Firms Deny Influence

12/1/2002

Ex - Lilly Workers Claim Corporate Backing

11/27/2002

Big Government Moves to Suppress Evidence Linking Mercury Preservative in Vaccines to Autism

11/25/2002

SHOW: FOX ON THE RECORD WITH GRETA VAN SUSTEREN (22:40)

11/15/2002

Rider Aids Drugmakers Measure Would Block Suits Over Vaccines; FBI Powers Also Would Grow

11/14/2002

New Clinic helps to wean Scots children off prescription drugs

11/5/2002

Harris offered candid hints that 'something was wrong

10/31/2002

Drugging Our Children The Legal Way

10/29/2002

Documents Show Effort to Promote Unproven Drug

10/28/2002

Pfizer to Pay $49 Million in Fraud Case

10/27/2002

As kids get psychiatric drugs, some experts ask why

10/26/2002

Mass. group sues Paxil drugmaker

10/24/2002

THE SSRI CONFERENCE IN PHILADELPHIA

10/21/2002

Addiction fears rise about Xanax
Experts concerned over extended use of anti-panic drug

10/20/2002

DARKER SIDE TO THE 9/11 ‘WONDER’ PILL

10/18/2002

Pfizer drug strategy probed States question marketing tactics for Neurontin

10/17/2002

The biggest drug dealer on campus

10/16/2002

GlaxoSmithKline Told to Recall Antidepressant Drug in Ireland

10/16/2002

Paxil is Forever: doctor please, some more of these

10/15/2002

One of longest-pending Prozac suits is resolved

10/14/2002

Articles from Alternative Press

10/13/2002

Depression drug may be cleared for children

10/12/2002

Conflict of Interest Series

10/10/2002

THE CONTROVERSIAL SMALLPOX VACCINE

10/10/2002

Judge reconsiders, says anti-depressant can be labeled non-addictive

10/9/2002

Drug Companies Push Japan To Change View of Depression

10/6/2002

Feds back drugmakers in suits like Columbine victim's

10/1/2002

Drug Industry Is Told to Stop Gifts to Doctors

10/1/2002

FDA Demands to be the Final Authority

9/30/2002

Medical Research To Die For

8/28/2002

National expert blames side effects of depression medication

8/22/2002

FDA Faults Ruling On Paxil Ads

7/23/2002

Glaxo Raises White Flag, Settles Paxil Trial Appeal, and Pays Up

7/12/2002

Duke Warning: Zyprexa-Diabetes Link

5/7/2002

Antidepressant puts newborns at risk, study says

Stories posted in 3rd Qtr, 2002

9/23/2002

Dangerous Medicine: So what if the speedup at the FDA is putting poisons on pharmacy shelves? Congress doesn’t want to know.

9/8/2002

Antisuicidal Effect Of Psychotropics Remains Uncertain

9/2/2002

Special Report: Prescription Drugs May Trigger Killing

9/2/2002

South Carolina Judges Seek to Ban Secret Settlements

9/1/2002

Doctors Consider Diagnosis for ‘Ill’ Relationships

8/26/2002

Drug firm warns of Lariam suicide reports

8/20/2002

Judge: Paxil ads can’t say it isn’t habit-forming

8/19/2002

The gene that wouldn’t sit still--Classroom fidgets and epic migrations may share a common genetic root

8/14/2002

BUSH’S BRO: MY SON WAS A VICTIM OF SCHOOL RX

8/10/2002

Policy and People

8/7/2002

I WAS TOLD TO DOPE MY KID

8/3/2002

Western medicine--a confidence trick driven by the drug industry?

8/2/2002

Corporate Greed Keeps Drug Prices High

7/30/2002

First, you market the disease... then you push the pills to treat it: the ugly truth about doctors, PR firms and drug companies

7/27/2002

New guidance issued on promoting integrity in scientific research

7/22/2002

Surge in drugs given to kids draws concern

7/15/2002

The Going Rate on Shrinks--Big Pharma and the buying of psychiatry

7/14/2002

In short drug tests, fatal flaws--A narrow focus on effectiveness is a prescription for harm

7/9/2002

Goodbye Hormone Replacement Therapy?--Investigators Now Recommend Many Women Stop Use of Once-Valued Drugs

7/8/2002

Study--Antidepressant barely better than placebo

6/27/2002

Antidepressant Seroxat tops table of drug withdrawal symptoms

6/16/2002

Call for probe into anti-depressant

6/3/2002

Money and Madness

Stories posted in 1st & 2nd Qtr, 2002

5/29/2002

Bitter Medicine--Pills, Profit and the Public Health

5/29/2002

Trials of Pediatric DrugsSeek More Young Subjects

5/28/2002

Week In Week Out--Mind Games

5/26/2002

Industry Role in Medical Meeting Decried

5/24/2002

Study Supports Psychotherapy In the Treatment of Depression

5/23/2002

Scientist stands by views of drugs after settling lawsuit with U of T

5/23/2002

Bill to Boost Industry Fees That Fund FDA

5/22/2002

FDA Report Faults Diet Drug Maker

5/15/2002

Suit Says Company Promoted Drug in Exam Rooms

5/14/2002

Common drug can kill diabetics

5/8/2002

Dr. Dunner The Friendly Ghostwriter

5/7/2002

Depressed? Try taking a sugar pill as remedy

5/1/2002

Study--New Drugs Have Side Effects

4/30/2002

The Lilly Suicides--A Peculiar and Troubling Case

4/29/2002

Backlash Rises Against Flashy Ads For Prescription Pharmaceuticals

4/28/2002

The chemistry of happiness

4/26/2002

I TOOK ZYBAN TO GET ME OFF NICOTINE - NOW MY WHOLE LIFE IS IN RUINS

4/22/2002

The Ongoing Drug Industry Con-Job

4/20/2002

Placebo trials and tribulations

4/12/2002

Direct drug ads cause healthy people to turn to pills

4/10/2002

Sugar Pill Rivals Zoloft

4/10/2002

Depression Drug Can Damage Liver Damage

4/7/2002

Judges’ Private Retreats Draw Fire

4/6/2002

JUST HOW TAINTED HAS MEDICINE BECOME?

4/3/2002

Prescribing Untested Drugs to Children

4/2/2002

Drugs body to target reticent companies

3/26/2002

Scientists find Prozac ‘link’ to brain tumors

3/20/2002

Petition Asks for Removal of Diet Drug From Market

3/18/2002

Favor of the Month--Did the White House give the drug industry veto power over FDA appointments?

3/14/2002

Whistle-Blower Says Marketers Broke the Rules to Push a Drug

3/13/2002

Backlash Rises Against Flashy Ads For Prescription Pharmaceuticals

3/11/2002

The rebranding of a disease

3/10/2002

Is Meridia Another Fen-Phen?

3/6/2002

Deal to Boost Drug Approval, Oversight

2/27/2002

Drug ads cause healthy people to turn to pills

2/19/2002

FDA headache--balancing safety and drug approval

2/16/2002

INSANE PSYCHIATRY--A Profession Run Amok

2/11/2002

Regulating the Regulators--Who Is Protecting the Public Health?

2/8/2002

Inside the Happiness Business

2/7/2002

Is corporate funding steering research institutions off track?

2/7/2002

Scientists Call on Journals to Disclose Authors' Conflicts of Interest

2/6/2002

Study Says Clinical Guides Often Hide Ties of Doctors

2/4/2002

Parental Report--Impact of Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity May Be Underestimated

2/4/2002

PFIZER GETS A PUBLIC DRESSING DOWN OVER PROMOTING UNLICENSED DRUGS

1/25/2002

17 Individuals File First (non-class action) Lawsuit Seeking Damages against SMITHKLINE BEECHAM for Severe Withdrawal Reactions from the Antidepressant, Paxil

1/23/2002

Drug firm issues addiction warning

1/21/2002

Adverse drug reactions plague elderly

1/19/2002

Drug Firms Still Lavish Pricey Gifts On Doctors

1/14/2002

Supreme Court Rejects Lilly's Prozac Patent Appeal

1/14/2002

Drug Pitches Resonate With Edgy Public

1/7/2002

In The Drug Companies We Trust?