November 23rd, 201031442It is with some shock that I discovered that a pharmaceutical company is doing a trial of antidepressant use in children as young as seven. Children may have a variety of heath and emotional problems. They need our help, support and guidance, not labels and drugs.
October 1st, 201001502When too many of us take too many drugs, there are consequences. These are both economic and human. The solution is to use drugs judiciously and not as a replacement for being responsible for what we put in our mouths.
July 11th, 20100955We are told that health care(ie disease care) spending will continue to rise. What if there were ways of reducing spending by not wasting money on treatments that do not actually help.
June 1st, 20100986When drugs are trialed before release it is for short time son relatively few people.After use by millions of people for many years unexpected consequences can emerge. We are starting to see this with widely used drugs.