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A New Strain of Drug-Resistant Staph Infection Found in U.S. Pigs
Health & Wellness  (tags: Health, Staph Infection, USA, Pigs, Drug Resistant, safety, risks, research, study, warning, ST398 strain, methicillin-resistant, Staphylococcus aureus, MRSA )

Scarlett
- 1914 days ago - sciam.com
A strain of drug-resistant staph identified in pigs in the Netherlands five years ago, which accounts for nearly one third of all staph in humans there, has been found in the U.S. for the first time, according to a new study.
Pfizer Said to Be Closing In on Deal for Wyeth
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, drugs, disease, healthcare, health, medicine, ethics, government, investigation, news, research, society, warning )

Sue
- 1915 days ago - nytimes.com
Is the long-awaited drug industry consolidation under way? That was the question Friday as word spread that Pfizer was near a deal to buy Wyeth for more than $60 billion in cash and stock.
To the FDA: Heed Citizens For Health's Petition. Revoke Splenda!
Health & Wellness  (tags: Take action, Splenda, warning, study, society, research, risks, illness, humans, food, family, diet )

Kathy
- 1916 days ago - citizens.org
On April 7, 2006, Citizens For Health (CFH) filed a formal Petition with the FDA, demanding that the FDA revoke its approval of sucralose, which you know as Splenda. The reasons at the time were numerous, as you can learn below. The FDA acknowledged
Whistle-Blower's Perspective on Lilly Case
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, death, disease, drugs, ethics, government, healthcare, health, illness, investigation, safety, risks, protection, research, study, science, warning, humans, treatment, medicine )

Sue
- 1918 days ago - philly.com
Robert Rudolph knew he was about to end his lucrative career at Eli Lilly & Co., but he had to say something. Why, he asked management, was the Indianapolis pharmaceutical company marketing its antipsychotic drug Zyprexa to elderly people when the drug
Chrysalis Nutritionist Stephen Heuer Arrested By Federal Marshalls in FDA Raid
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, AlternativeMed, drugs, ethics, government, health, healthcare, humans, investigation, medicine, protection, prevention, risks, warning )

Sue
- 1918 days ago - naturalnews.com
(NaturalNews) Both the FTC and FDA are turning up the heat on nutrition-oriented companies and websites, resorting to arrests at gunpoint to enforce "nutritional illiteracy" across America
Deloitte Report Identifies $530 Billion Savings Opportunity for Health Care Reform Over Next 10 Years
Health & Wellness  (tags: government, health, healthcare, humans, illness, interesting, investigation, medicine, news, prevention, protection, research, risks, safety, science, society, study, treatment, warning, disease, Body-Mind-Spirit )

Club
- 1919 days ago - healthinformer.net
As the White House changes guard next week, a new series of reports released today by the Deloitte Center for Health Solutions identifies $530 billion in opportunities to reduce costs while improving the U.S. health care system over the next 10 years.
2009: The Year of Health Care Reform?
Health & Wellness  (tags: government, healthcare, health, humans, interesting, investigation, medicine, news, prevention, protection, research, risks, safety, science, society, study, treatment, warning, Body-Mind-Spirit, disease, family, illness )

Club
- 1921 days ago - healthinformer.net
Faith-Based Investors See Doubling of Related Shareholder Resolutions, Growing Public Support From Corporate America
Study Finds Drug Risks With Newer Antipsychotics
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, AlternativeMed, disease, ethics, health, healthcare, humans, interesting, illness, government, drugs, medicine, risks, safety, study, prevention, research, science, treatment, warning, death )

Sue
- 1923 days ago - nytimes.com
The popular drugs known as atypical antipsychotics, prescribed for an array of conditions, including schizophrenia, autism and dementia, double patients' risk of dying from sudden heart failure, a study has found.
Study Confirms Antipsychotics Pose Heart Risk Latest Generation of Drugs Provides No Safety Advantage; Warning on Children, Elde
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, death, drugs, health, government, illness, investigation, medicine, research, safety, risks, protection, prevention, warning, treatment, study, healthcare, humans, ethics )

Sue
- 1923 days ago - online.wsj.com
Patients taking the latest generation of antipsychotic drugs are twice as likely to suffer sudden cardiac failure and death as nonusers, according to a new study that found such medicines are no safer than the older ones Thoug
Not What We Call Due Diligence
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, disease, death, healthcare, health, prevention, research, risks, safety, treatment, women, warning, illness, humans, ethics, study )

Sue
- 1926 days ago - nytimes.com
Despite rising concern that conflicts of interest may bias the outcome of clinical trials, the Food and Drug Administration has distressingly limited interest in rooting out the problem.
Bills Seek Disclosure of Pharmaceutical Companies' Payments to Doctors
Health & Wellness  (tags: disease, ethics, drugs, health, healthcare, investigation, treatment, safety, risks, warning, illness, medicine )

Sue
- 1926 days ago - dallasnews.com
AUSTIN - Texas lawmakers may be ready to force pharmaceutical companies to disclose payments to doctors, which some fear have led to excess prescribing of high-cost, high-risk drugs.
FDA Scientists Complain to Obama of 'Corruption'
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, disease, drugs, healthcare, health, illness, investigation, research, risks, ethics, study, protection, warning, safety, treatment, humans )

Sue
- 1926 days ago - google.com
WASHINGTON (AP) -- In an unusually blunt letter, a group of federal scientists is complaining to the Obama transition team of widespread managerial misconduct in a division of the Food and Drug Administration.
JACOB AZERRAD: How Many More Rebecca Rileys?
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, children, diet, drugs, ethics, humans, risks, warning, medicine )

Sue
- 1926 days ago - patriotledger.com
UINCY -- In a 2007 "60 Minutes" episode, Katie Couric focused on the short life of 4-year-old Rebecca Riley of Hull. Diagnosed with bipolar disorder at age 3, she was dead one year later from an overdose of a psychotropic
Why Bladder Cancer Is Deadlier for Some
Health & Wellness  (tags: cancer, Body-Mind-Spirit, disease, health, healthcare, humans, illness, interesting, investigation, medicine, news, prevention, protection, research, safety, science, society, study, treatment, warning, risks )

Club
- 1927 days ago - healthinformer.net
Bladder cancer is much more likely to be deadly for women and African-Americans, but the reasons long believed to explain the phenomenon account for only part of the differences for such patients compared to their white and male counterparts, according to
 

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