Tag: pharmaceuticals

T. Christian Miller and Jeff Gerth: The FDA Endorses Safety Device for Liquid Children’s Medications

August 2015

Flow restrictors can help prevent children from taking too much acetaminophen, the active ingredient in Tylenol, which can cause liver damage if taken in high doses.

Stephen Asher: Caduceus at the Crossroads

April 2015

A lifelong practitioner has a prescription for medicine.

Hippocratic Bloat

October 2014

American Empires: A journalist and a cardiologist discuss healthcare gone haywire and how Americans are medicating themselves to death.

Charles Ornstein: Government Will Withhold One-Third of the Records from Database of Physician Payments

August 2014

Many payments to doctors made by pharmaceutical companies will not be included in the public release of the database next month.

Charles Ornstein: Leaders of Teaching Hospitals Have Close Ties to Drug Companies

April 2014

Nearly every large drug maker based in the United States had at least one academic medical center official on its board, raising questions about their independence.

Charles Ornstein: Freed of Disclosure Requirement, Drug Maker Pulls Doctor Payments Offline

March 2014

How pharmaceutical companies are waging the privacy war.

Theodoric Meyer: Pay to Prescribe?

May 2013

Two dozen doctors named in Novartis kickback case.

Tracy Weber and Charles Ornstein: Dollars for Docs Mints a Millionaire

March 2013

A Nashville psychiatrist becomes the first physician to net $1 million in promotional-speaking fees from drug companies.

Marshall Allen: Death on the Operating Table

November 2012

Journalist Mina Kimes discusses illegal drug experiments and medical catastrophe.

Robert Reich: How Not to Get Big Pharma to Change Its Ways

July 2012

It's time to crack down on the advertising and marketing of pharmaceuticals.