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Educating doctors

DRUG BUST – The people’s briefing note on perscription drugs by Alan Cassels. A few years ago, I was invited to be the guest on an Ottawa radio talk show, the topic being something I was well familiar with, a book I co-wrote called Selling Sickness. The book explores how the pharmaceutical industry influences regulators, physicians and patients in order…

Cradle-to-grave DNA screening

DRUG BUST by Alan Cassels What are health authorities doing with all that information? “This will only hurt a little,” says the nurse as she … Read more

Mass murderers and SSRIs

Connecting the dots DRUG BUST by Alan Cassels I write this as the US is wallowing in another round of hand-wringing from another mass shooting. … Read more