Say NO to Psychiatric Drugs! Take Action Once for Every Member of Your Family, Like and Share as Widely as Possible People like you with families like yours are under attack. Handed out like candy, psychiatric drugs are dispensed as if they were trivial, safe and effective. Nothing could be further from the truth. In Continue Reading …
Endo Pharmaceuticals Opiate Products by Novartis Consumer Health: Public Health Advisory – Potential Safety Risk Including the following products: Opana ER (oxymorphone hydrochloride) Extended-Release Tablets CII Opana (oxymorphone hydrochloride) CII Oxymorphone hydrochloride Tablets CII PERCOCET (oxycodone hydrochloride and acetaminophen USP) Tablets CII PERCODAN (oxycodone hydrochloride and aspirin, USP) Tablets CII ENDOCET (oxycodone hydrochloride and acetaminophen Continue Reading …
Drug Safety Labeling Changes November 2011 The summary view includes drug products with safety labeling changes to the BOXED WARNING, CONTRAINDICATIONS, WARNINGS, PRECAUTIONS, ADVERSE REACTIONS, or PATIENT PACKAGE INSERT/MEDICATION GUIDE sections. The “quick view” table below provides the drug name and sections modified. Click on the drug name to go to the detailed view. Continue Reading …
Society for Menstrual Cycle Research
November 16th, 2011 by Laura Wershler
Of the growing list of reasons why women might want to reconsider using birth control pills, this could well be the strangest.
Researchers at Princess Margaret Hospital in Toronto published a study on Nov. 15 in the BMJ Open Journal in which they found a “strong correlation” between the use of birth control pills and the incidence of prostate cancer worldwide.
Health News Digest
By Staff Editor
Nov 15, 2011 – 9:37:55 AM
[Guttmacher_7_1] The most common reason U.S. women use oral contraceptive pills is to prevent pregnancy, but 14% of pill users—1.5 million women—rely on them exclusively for noncontraceptive purposes. The study documenting this finding, “Beyond Birth Control: The Overlooked Benefits of Oral Contraceptive Pills,” by Rachel K. Jones of the Guttmacher Institute, also found that more than half (58%) of all pill users rely on the method, at least in part, for purposes other than pregnancy prevention—meaning that only 42% use the pill exclusively for contraceptive reasons.
August 24, 2011
By Erica Teichert
While HPV vaccines are mainly used to protect young women from cervical cancer, the shots have also been found to prevent other types of disease, including penile cancer and genital warts in males. Now, a new study has shown that GlaxoSmithKline’s Cervarix may also prevent anal cancer in women.
A new study found that women who take birth control pills for a decade lower their risk of getting ovarian cancer. On the other hand – BCP’s raise the incidence of cervical cancer – and we are now beginning to see that Gardasil is a vaccine gone bad…..Why are they poisoning our girls? Isn’t this Continue Reading …
By Christina England | November 1st, 2011 |
[vaccines-sexually-transmitted-disease] Recently, there has been a vast amount of media coverage exposing many leading stores sexualizing children through the marketing of inappropriate clothing. Mini skirts, crop tops, and sexy under-wear for primary school children, even high heels for toddlers fill the shelves, leaving parents shocked and outraged.
One little girl Suri Cruise, the daughter of Tom Cruise, is often seen teetering around in high heels whilst wearing bright red lip gloss at the tender age of five. In fact this very young child even has her own ‘fashion blog’, showing interested readers her vast array of tiny high heels whilst sharing her latest fashion tips.
By Nancy Walsh, Staff Writer, MedPage Today
Published: September 29, 2011
Reviewed by Robert Jasmer, MD; Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco and
Dorothy Caputo, MA, RN, BC-ADM, CDE, Nurse Planner
The use of stimulant medications among children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) continues to rise, particularly among adolescents, a nationally representative survey showed.
In 2008, these medications were used by 3.5% (95% CI 3.0 to 4.1) of children ages 18 and younger compared with 2.4% (95% CI 1.8 to 2.9) in 1996, according to Samuel H. Zuvekas, PhD, of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality in Rockville, Md., and Benedetto Vitiello, MD, of the National Institute of Mental Health in Bethesda, Md.
Coalition of Advocates Launch Just Say “Know” to Prescription Drugs Campaign – Declaring October Just Say Know month; effort aims to get one million people to take a second look at the drugs they are taking. New York, New York, September 25, 2006. A coalition of 10 organizations, advocates, healthcare professionals, academics and concerned citizens Continue Reading …