mental health Articles
Vacation and the Art of Balancing Work and Rest
Friday, July 31st, 2015 by Lynn Jaffee
Im back from vacation this week, and I feel good I spent nine days in California, checking out vineyards, tasting some really good wines, and touring the beaches and bays of the Pacific coast. I feel refreshed and energized, and for good reason rest is good for you. As a practiti... Read more
Glaxo Corruption Probe in Romania
Thursday, July 30th, 2015 by BOB FIDDAMAN
Just when you thought it was safe to put your faith in medicine again comes another bombshell for British pharmaceutical giant, GlaxoSmithKline.Still shaking off the putrid stench of the 3 billion fine in America and the 483 million fine in China, Glaxo now find themselves at the... Read more
Duchesnay's Payments to Bendectin "Expert"
Thursday, July 23rd, 2015 by BOB FIDDAMAN
Duchesnay, who have recently been in the news regarding Kim Kardashian's promotion of their morning sickness pill, Diclegis, have, it appears, been paying a number of doctors in the US for "food and beverages", "travel and lodging", "education", &quo... Read more
Is It Just Kim Kardashian on the Duchesnay Payroll?
Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015 by BOB FIDDAMAN
AstroturfingThe practice of masking the sponsors of a message or organization e.g., political, advertising, religious or public relations to make it appear as though it originates from and is supported by grassroots participants.Earlier this week celebrity Kim Kardashian stirred ... Read more
Diclectin and the Redacted Adverse Events
Tuesday, July 21st, 2015 by BOB FIDDAMAN
It's certainly been a busy few days.Earlier this week I learned that celebrity Kim Kardashian was promoting the use of the morning sickness pill for expectant mothers on her social media accounts. The pill,Diclegis, marketed and manufactured by Canadian pharmaceutical company,Duc... Read more
When Pharma Use the Defence of the FDA
Monday, July 20th, 2015 by BOB FIDDAMAN
Fascinating exchange of views on Twitter between myself and a market analyst for Canadian pharmaceutical company, Duchesnay Inc.Earlier in the day I had wrote about celebrity Kim Kardashian and her promotion ofDuchesnay's morning sickness medication,Diclegis.Diclegis is a combina... Read more
Kim Kardashian on the Pharma Payroll
Monday, July 20th, 2015 by BOB FIDDAMAN
I've mentioned in the past about celebrities having a duty to highlight unsafe drugs, opposed to promoting them - the latest celebrity to join the pharma payroll is Kim Kardashian.Okay, I've heard her name mentioned over the years but had to Google her to see if she was an actres... Read more
Celebrity Worship Syndrome
Sunday, July 19th, 2015 by BOB FIDDAMAN
Just a general rant. It's been a while since I let off some steam.I'm sat listening to music via earplugs hooked up to my laptop, different genres. Music lifts me, sends me to places where there's no suicides of kids and adults to contend with, no attorneys fighting the corner of... Read more
The Misuse of Abilify and Risperdal
Thursday, July 16th, 2015 by BOB FIDDAMAN
I was recently contacted via the comments section by a mother who lost her son,Paul Victorian, due to, what she claims, was a result of being prescribed two very powerful medications, namely, Risperdal Johnson & Johnson and Abilify Bristol-Myers Squibb CompanyPaul Gerard Victoria... Read more
Who Regulates the Patients?
Wednesday, July 15th, 2015 by BOB FIDDAMAN
Shocking news earlier today that over 30,000people with learning disabilities and autism are being wrongly prescribed antipsychotics and antidepressants. The news has prompted health officials to say thaturgent action is promised.The National Health Service NHS were quoted in the... Read more
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