mental health Articles
Guest Post: My Trip Through the Polypharmacy Blender II
Tuesday, November 21st, 2017 by BOB FIDDAMAN
The following is a guest post from Rory Tennes. It's a follow-on from a previous guest post he wrote for David Healy on RxISK.--A couple years ago I wrote my story and posted it on www.RxISK titledMy Trip Through The Polypharmacy BlenderBelow is a short summary followed by an upd... Read more
Conquering Fear: Living Outside Your Comfort Zone
Tuesday, November 21st, 2017 by Lynn Jaffee
I just spent the past week on my own in a city that is not my home. Part of my responsibilities there were to navigate unfamiliar neighborhoods, find parking on narrow car-filled streets, and parallel park on the left, no less, all while cars were lining up behind me, waiting and... Read more
Serving Those with LDs, 2e and Honors Classes, Dyslexia, and More
Monday, November 20th, 2017 by 76Trombones
LDs AND INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALISM. Remember last year's investigation by the Houston Chronicle revealing that school districts in Texas were capping the number of students enrolled in special ed services As a result of that investigation, the Texas Education Agency has now stated ... Read more
Malcolm Young (AC/DC)
Saturday, November 18th, 2017 by BOB FIDDAMAN
It is with a heavy heart that I write this.ACDC, particularly, Malcolm Young, have been so inspirational for me throughout my life.I remember being a spotty 14-year-old kid at a local disco. For weeks I listened to Anita Ward, "Ring My Bell", OliviaNewton-John, the Bee ... Read more
Business as Usual Means Bad News for Consumers
Thursday, November 16th, 2017 by BOB FIDDAMAN
As an advocate for drug safety, I sometimes feel as if I'm pissing in the wind. Today is one of those times. For American readers, the Cambridge Dictionary describes pissing in the wind as "trying to do something when there is no hope of succeeding."This week President ... Read more
Shoddy Journalism Puts Lives At Risk!
Tuesday, November 7th, 2017 by BOB FIDDAMAN
TV evangelist, Pat Robertson, has entered the David vs. Goliath arena with his comments regarding Sunday's mass killing by 26-year-old, Devin Patrick Kelley. Kelley, who shot and killed 26 people and left more than 20 wounded at a Southern Baptist Church in Texas, had received me... Read more
Karma Catches up with Dr. Graham Emslie
Tuesday, October 17th, 2017 by BOB FIDDAMAN
Disgraced Psychiatrist, Dr. Graham EmslieIt's no secret several unethical doctors pretended to write the Paxil 329 Study. Adding their names to the shady ghostwritten article was sequentially responsible for persuading doctors to prescribe Paxil off-label to children and adolesce... Read more
Dolin Vs GSK: Personal Vendetta or Bigger Picture?
Friday, September 29th, 2017 by BOB FIDDAMAN
Andrew Bayman - King & SpaldingSource Google ImagesJury finds for plaintiff.Defence appeals and asks for new trial.Judge rejects defense motion for new trial.The defense now rejects the decision ofJudge.The never-ending saga between the multi-billion dollar pharmaceutical cor... Read more
Mental Health, Adolescence, Asperger's, and More
Thursday, September 21st, 2017 by 76Trombones
25, THE NEW 18. Yup, extended adolescence, and it's the topic of an article at Scientific American. If you thought your 2e kiddo would be mostly out the door and off your mind at 18, maybe think again. The article was sparked by research indicating that teens today are less likel... Read more
Dolin Wins...Again
Friday, September 15th, 2017 by BOB FIDDAMAN
GlaxoSmithKline GSK has been delivered a devastating blow by Judge William T. Hart in their efforts for a new trial against Plaintiff Wendy Dolin who, earlier this year, won her case against GSK after a jury found that GSK had not properly added adult suicide risk warnings to the... Read more
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