FIND OUT IF YOUR DOCTOR IS ON THE ‘TAKE’!
By Charles Ornstein, Lena Groeger, Mike Tigas, and Ryann Grochowski Jones, ProPublica. Updated December 13, 2016
Pharmaceutical and medical device companies are now required by law to release details of their payments to a variety of doctors and U.S. teaching hospitals for promotional talks, research and consulting, among other categories. Use this tool to search for general payments (excluding research and ownership interests) made from August 2013 to December 2015.
Visit ProPublica’s Dollars for Doctors and look him or her up!
Unfortunately, they aren’t required to disclose research and ownership interests, which would reveal even more conflicts of interest.
DIAGNOSTIC AND STATISTICAL MANUAL: PSYCHIATRY’S DEADLIEST SCAM
This is an important documentary that everyone should watch, especially if they interact with any of the following entities: public schools, physicians, psychiatrists, psychologists, social services, and our courts. Those that profit from the sale of psychotropic drugs have wormed their way into all of these institutions and are using them to push ineffective, addicting and dangerous products.
It is important to note however, that there is one drug that truly does help people cope – Valium. When properly prescribed and taken, it can help people navigate extremely stressful situations. It has few side effects and is not difficult to wean off of.