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Hillary Most Qualified for the Job - Part II

Wednesday, 5 March 2008, 1:29 pm | Evelyn Pringle

This election cannot be based on personal likeability. It matters not whether Barack Obama is a better speaker than Hillary Clinton or visa versa. Now is not the time or place for a popularity contest - the stakes are too high. More >>

Hillary Most Qualified for the Job

Wednesday, 5 March 2008, 1:23 pm | Evelyn Pringle

This election cannot be based on personal likeability. It matters not whether Barack Obama is a better speaker than Hillary Clinton or visa versa. Now is not the time or place for a popularity contest - the stakes are too high. More >>

E. Pringle: End Profit Driven Vaccination Racket

Tuesday, 12 February 2008, 11:05 am | Evelyn Pringle

The push to keep adding more vaccines to the mandatory schedules comes directly from a purely profit motivated industry and a recent investor report estimates that the world-wide market will quadruple from about $4.3 billion in 2006. More >>

2008 Trials Expected To Expose SSRI Dirty Secrets

Thursday, 24 January 2008, 9:15 am | Evelyn Pringle

The blockbuster sales figures for the new generation of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor antidepressants (SSRI's), which have resulted from their promotion for so many unapproved uses, represents the most profitable off-label marketing coup ... More >>

83,000 Excess Heart Attacks Caused By Avandia?

Thursday, 10 January 2008, 11:03 am | Evelyn Pringle

According to a Nov 2007 report by the Senate Finance Committee, an analysis by FDA scientists presented at a Jul 30, 2007, safety panel meeting estimates that Avandia has caused approximately 83K excess heart attacks since coming on the market. More >>

Bush's FDA - Perpetual Leaker Of Insider Info

Wednesday, 9 January 2008, 9:21 am | Evelyn Pringle

The steady leaking of insider information about products under review by the FDA has caused enormous losses for average American investors since the Bush Administration took control of the agency six years ago. More >>

Lilly Makes Billions Off Zyprexa

Thursday, 15 November 2007, 10:16 am | Evelyn Pringle

For the first four years that Zyprexa was sold in the US, the promotion of the drug for any use other than adult schizophrenia was illegal. When the FDA approves a drug for a specific use, it can only be marketed for that use. Eli Lilly gained approval ... More >>

FDA Insiders Derail Approval of Cancer Treatments

Wednesday, 10 October 2007, 4:48 pm | Evelyn Pringle

George W Bush's FDA, stacked with insiders from the industry that literally carried him to Washington, has stooped to a new low to protect the obscene profits of the multi-billion dollar cancer industry by blocking the approval of a new class of immunotherapies ... More >>

Women Not Warned About SSRI-Related Lung Defect

Wednesday, 3 October 2007, 11:24 am | Evelyn Pringle

A study of nearly 500,000 women by researchers at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, in the September 18, 2007, Annals of Internal Medicine, found that nearly 50% of women taking a prescription drug that could cause birth defects did not receive ... More >>

Studies Find More Health Risks With Avandia

Saturday, 15 September 2007, 3:27 pm | Evelyn Pringle

A recent poll by MedPage Today found that only 9% of the doctors who responded said they would continue to prescribe the diabetes drug rosiglitazone, sold as Avandia and Avandamet by GlaxoSmithKline, without reservation since an FDA advisory panel ... More >>

Experts Say Birth Defect Risks Outweigh Benefits

Thursday, 6 September 2007, 3:55 pm | Evelyn Pringle

Drug makers looking to increase profits with the sale of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor antidepressants to pregnant women claim that untreated depression poses a grave risk to the unborn fetus, but a new study reports that the use of antidepressants, ... More >>

FDA Henchmen Protect Avandia Profits

Sunday, 19 August 2007, 10:31 am | Evelyn Pringle

The FDA's latest campaign to protect the profits of a drug company over the safety of Americans is unprecedented, and the organizers include a gang of current and former FDA officials largely credited with turning the nation's regulatory beagle into a ... More >>

SSRI Makers Use Media To Reel In Pregnant Women

Tuesday, 31 July 2007, 12:29 am | Evelyn Pringle

Big Pharma's regular use of the media as paid shills, masquerading as caring doctors while feeding the public misinformation about the risks of prescription drugs, is disturbing, to say the least. However, when the goal is to increase profits through ... More >>

CDC Downplays Birth Defects of SSRIs

Wednesday, 25 July 2007, 12:24 am | Evelyn Pringle

On July 27, 2007 the Bush's Big Pharma friendly CDC issued a press release clearly aimed at increasing the sale of SSRIs to pregnant women. "Use of certain antidepressants, selective serotonin-reuptake inhibitors most commonly known as SSRIs, during pregnancy ... More >>

FDA Moonlights as Big Pharma Pusher

Wednesday, 18 July 2007, 11:27 am | Evelyn Pringle

Americans need to stop and consider how many consumers will be killed and injured by dangerous drugs by the time George Bush heads back to Texas at the end of his Presidency, as a direct result of his allowing the interests of the pharmaceutical ... More >>

FDA Gave Glaxo Extra Year to Profit Off Avandia

Monday, 9 July 2007, 9:03 pm | Evelyn Pringle

A February 22, 2006 internal FDA memorandum, obtained by staffers of the Senate Finance Committee, proves that safety officials within the agency recommended that GlaxoSmithKline add a black box warning about congestive heart failure to the label of the diabetes ... More >>

No MedGuide for Zyprexa after 11 Years of Death

Tuesday, 19 June 2007, 10:38 am | Evelyn Pringle

The FDA held a public hearing on June 12 and 13, 2007, to obtain feedback on the FDA's Medication Guide program. Medication Guides contain the FDA-approved patient information for a drug and are handed out by pharmacists to help prevent adverse ... More >>

Avandia Hearing Exposes FDA as Negligent Watchdog

Monday, 18 June 2007, 1:57 pm | Evelyn Pringle

The FDA has ignored repeated warnings about the potential cardiac risks associated with the diabetes drug Avandia, and medical experts predict Americans will likely pay a heavy price for trusting its negligent watchdog because US doctors wrote 13 ... More >>

FDA and Glaxo Share Blame for Avandia Disaster

Sunday, 10 June 2007, 11:46 am | Evelyn Pringle

On May 21, 2007, the New England Journal of Medicine reported a study that found GlaxoSmithKline's diabetes drug Avandia is associated with a 43% increase in heart attacks and possibly a 64% increase in cardiovascular death. The NEJM said it posted ... More >>

Congress Gives Iraq War Profiteers Another $100Bn

Thursday, 31 May 2007, 11:07 am | Evelyn Pringle

Congress has demonstrated its unconditional love for the Bush administration by handing the war profiteers another $100 billion worth of good reasons to keep the war in Iraq rolling along at full-throttle. More >>