Archive for July, 2012

Doctor warns of pharmaceutical company influence on data in new book

A prominent doctor and former Secretary of the British Association for Psychopharmacology warns of pharmaceutical companies manipulating data in a new book called “Pharmageddon.” Dr. David Healy argues in the book that companies like GlaxoSmithKline and Takeda Pharmaceuticals outsource clinical trials and hide data from health agencies.

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Former Miss America speaks out against birth control pills

A former winner of the Miss America pageant is speaking out against birth control pills that could increase the risk of blood clots. Jackie Mayer, who was named Miss America in 1963, suffered a near-fatal stroke in 1970 after taking birth control pills for a little more than a month.

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