Monthly Archive for February, 2010

What Killed Rebecca Riley

Her mother’s murder trial has been over for a couple of weeks now, but I’m still haunted by little Rebecca Riley.  Why did no one manage to rescue this 4-year-old child as her parents pumped her full of powerful psychotropic drugs, drugs that would kill her? And how could the doctor who blithely prescribed those drugs have escaped even the slightest penalty? Continue reading ‘What Killed Rebecca Riley’

Pharma Researcher Pleads Guilty for Faked Reports

It’s being called the largest research fraud in medical history. Dr. Scott Reuben, a former member of Pfizer’s speakers’ bureau, has agreed to plead guilty to faking dozens of research studies that were published in medical journals. Now being reported across the mainstream media is the fact that Dr. Reuben accepted a $75,000 grant from Pfizer to study Celebrex in 2005. Continue reading ‘Pharma Researcher Pleads Guilty for Faked Reports’