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Court: Drugmakers Do Not Have To Warn Patients About Drug Risks

Finger pointing, WikiCommons, Debivort July 17, 2012 ~ In a bizarre twist that puts one more advantage in the corporate side, the Supreme Court of Texas has ruled that manufacturers of pharmaceuticals do not have a responsibility to warn patients about the risks associated with using their products, Read more

By | 2012-07-17T12:36:24+00:00 July 17th, 2012|Legal News|2 Comments

Pelvic Mesh: A Story of Social Injustice in Public Health

Amy Gezon by Amy Gezon, August 19, 2011 *Editors Note *  Amy Gezon allowed me to reprint this story that appeared in Yahoo News. It has many resources and is a great primer on the issues! Thanks Amy!! On July 13, 2011 the United States Food and Drug Read more

By | 2012-05-25T16:19:50+00:00 May 25th, 2012|Op-Ed|4 Comments

Money and Medical Devices – Not Even a Whistleblower Can Stand in the Way

OCTOBER 12, 2011 – MassDevice (here) reports on the firing of Dr. Nalini Rajamannan, an associate professor of medicine at Northwestern University, who blew the whistle on a fellow physician for failing to obtain consent from patients before implanting an experimental medical device he invented. Read Read more

By | 2011-10-13T01:11:50+00:00 October 13th, 2011|Featured|3 Comments
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