Peter Ludlow wrote an opinion piece in the New York Times recently on The Banality of Systemic Evil. The subject of the piece was recent “leaking, whistle-blowing and hacktivism that has vexed the United States military and the private [...]
For many addicts, a stint in rehab can be a lifesaving choice. For others, relapse following detoxification at rehab can be deadly. Reports suggest this was the case for Glee’s Cory Monteith.
The Vancouver coroner’s office revealed [...]
A specialty steroid drug made by a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy has killed 50 people and injured nearly 1,000 nationwide since the tainted drug was discovered in September 2012. Just yesterdy, the FDA warned doctors and hospitals [...]
Margaret Wente was so sure. She was sure that she was going to love her artificial hips, sure that they were going to give her the life she wanted back. She was in a unique position: Not just a recipient, but one who worked for the Globe [...]
A new study covered by Forbes suggests new dangerous heart-related side effects with Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor (SSRI) anti-depressant drugs.
In 2011, the FDA issued a Drug Safety Communication for another SSRI drug – [...]
Earlier this month, the U.S. District Court in the Western District of Louisiana issued a Case Management Order directing litigants how to handle the scheduling and conduct of depositions when a party’s health is failing. Under this [...]
I have been writing about the dangers of the birth control pill Yaz for several years now, and I am honored that an article I wrote on the subject is featured in the February 2013 issue of Westlaw's Pharmaceuticals Journal. The Pharmaceuticals [...]
Actos, the popular diabetes drug manufactured by Japanese company Takeda Pharmaceuticals, has a troubled history and is the subject of many lawsuits. There are so many lawsuits that cases are being consolidated into MDLs (multi-district litigation) [...]
It's been a very busy several months around here (and particularly busy this week), so this week's list of headines that caught my interest is a little lighter than normal (but hope you enjoy what's here):
Kansas Upholds [...]