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2016 Davidson Fellows, IDEA and Online Education, and More
Monday, August 15th, 2016 by 76Trombones
DAVIDSON FELLOWS ANNOUNCED. The Davidson Institute for Talent Development has announced the 2016 Davidson Fellow scholarship recipients. Recipients were selected based on their engagement in projects that have great potential to benefit society. According to the Institute, it has... Read more
Accutane and Suicide and Depression
Thursday, August 4th, 2016 by Doug Bremner
Rather than admit that one of their silver bullets, Accutane isotretinoin, which was a goose laying the golden egg for F. Hoffmann-La Roche Pharmaceuticals and their various Roche associates world-wide to the tune of a billion dollars a year, could make kids kill themselves or ca... Read more
Multi-cultural Therapists, Working Memory, New 2e-Friendly School, and More
Thursday, August 4th, 2016 by 76Trombones
MULTI-CULTURAL THERAPISTS. A couple generations go in the U.S., "diversity" meant that maybe someone you knew had Greek heritage; things are vibrantly different now, and 2e Newsletter's subscription base reflects that. An article at describes how to find... Read more
Time to Die! (Oops! I Mean Time to Quit!)
Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016 by Doug Bremner
I was sitting in my car dealership today waiting to get service on my car and working on my laptop while the television was droning on in front of me. I mean this is one of the rare times when I watch TV without the benefit of Tivo to pause the commercials or otherwise avoid Read more
News You Won’t Find in the NY Times
Sunday, July 31st, 2016 by Doug Bremner
Heres a forgotten chapter from pharmaceutical history. The acne drug, Accutane isotretinoin, manufactured by Roche Pharmaceuticals, has been associated with hundreds of birth defects. Since 2005 the iPLEDGE program has required that patients, doctors, and pharmacists register and... Read more
Can You Please Put Some Sugar on This Crap?
Saturday, July 30th, 2016 by Doug Bremner
I was reading the NY Times this weekend when I saw a story about a celebrity dermatologist who had a SWAT team descend on her office and arrest her for illegal use of narcotics Percocet. Seems she had been writing prescriptions for the nanny and popping a few each evening to rela... Read more
Accutane Made Me Do It
Wednesday, July 27th, 2016 by Doug Bremner
repost from the original post on on October 3, 2007 I was interviewed this morning by WLS-TV in Chicago about the case of a man who admitted to killing his dermatologist, claiming that the acne medication Accutane made him do it. I referred to our study ... Read more
Dealing with Being Different, Some Upcoming Events, and More
Monday, July 25th, 2016 by 76Trombones
"FINDING DORY" RESONATING. We've read several accounts of how the "Finding Dory" sequel resonates with viewers who have "challenges." Sunday we found one by a writer with dyslexia, who shares his appreciation and his own story. From his piece "M... Read more
If They Don’t Kill Us They Will Drive Us Crazy
Monday, July 25th, 2016 by Doug Bremner
Merck joins the rosters of pharmaceutical companies like Hoffmann La Roche that make drugs that, if they dont kill you, at least will drive you crazy. Roche has specialized for years in making drugs with psychiatric side effects like depression and suicidality, including Accutane... Read more
Education, Schools, Screen Time, More
Thursday, July 14th, 2016 by 76Trombones
A 2e-FRIENDLY SCHOOL in Reston, Virginia, is apparently in financial trouble a year after opening. According to a news report, financial mismanagement has put School for Tomorrow in jeopardy of failing. The school's community is looking for a way to raise money andor attract enou... Read more
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