Posts Tagged ‘Pharmaceuticals’

Anne Fletcher

March 14 . 2013
Inside Rehab is Anne Fletcher‘s eye-opening tour of the addiction treatment industry exploring the gap between what should happen and what does.

Dr. Leana Wen

February 20 . 2013

When Doctors Don’t Listen is an essential guide that enables you to speak up and take back control of your health care by empowering the patient to engage with their doctors as partners in their diagnosis. Co-author Dr. Leana Wen tells you which questions to ask.

Dr. Jerry Avorn

August 10 . 2012

Dr. Jerome Avorn talks about his NEJM article,  Two Centuries of Assessing Drug Risks and the broader questions of drug testing, advertising and the FDA’s responsibility. He is the author of Powerful Medicines.

David Healy

April 11 . 2012

In this searing indictment, Pharmageddon is David Healy’s most comprehensive and forceful argument against the “pharmaceuticalization” of medicine that are leading to a growing number of deaths and disabilities.

Marc Lewis

March 27 . 2012

Marc Lewis, a neuroscientist, examines his former life on drugs in Memoirs of An Addicted Brain.

Dr. Margaret Flowers, Stephanie Staal

March 1 . 2011

A nationwide physicians’ group hailed the reintroduction of a popular federal bill that would quickly upgrade the Medicare program and expand it to cover the entire population. Dr. Margaret Flowers tells why this is a cost effective approach. Later, Stephanie Staal explores the significance of classic tales by and of women, highlighting the relevance these ideas still have today in Reading Women.


Wendell Potter, Kate Hanni

November 17 . 2010

In Deadly Spin, Wendell Potter takes readers behind the scenes to show how a huge chunk of our absurd health care spending actually bankrolls a propaganda campaign and lobbying effort focused on protecting one thing: profits. Next, are pat downs and full body scans at airports degrading? Kate Hanni, president of thinks so.

Gary Greenberg

March 4 . 2010

Manufacturing Depression: The Secret History of a Modern Disease by author, journalist, and practicing therapist Gary Greenberg. Greenberg argues  that depression as a disease has been manufactured by the medical, pharmaceutical and advertising industries to suit and sell a cure.