Authorities: 9 prescriptions “killed” Anna Nicole Smith

Info Media reported 26 March 2007 that authorities have concluded that celebrity/playmate Anna Nicole Smith was on nine prescriptions drugs “that killed her.” Several of these prescriptions were psychiatric drugs. Anna Nicole Smith: Authorities say combo of 9 prescriptions drugs killed her. Authorities have finally concluded, six weeks after her death, that Anna Nicole Smith…

New Zealand TV Station Squashes Censorship by Shock Doctor

Info When a woman who had experienced forced electroshock told her story on a New Zealand television news show, the doctor who had given the involuntary electroshock filed a formal complaint with the TV show, claiming it was the journalist who had violated the woman’s informed consent. Electroshock — also known as electroconvulsive therapy —…

Tell Oregon Governor Now: Change Our Mental Health System!

Info MindFreedom Oregon Human Rights Alert: Strength in numbers! Now is the time for you to ask Oregon’s Governor to change Oregon’s mental health system.   David Romprey, Oregon psychiatric survivor Just go to this easy web page and submit your message to the Governor in your own words: http://www.governor.state.or.us/Gov/contact_us.shtml     Be part of…

We helped STOP HB 3524 and HB 2995: Defend Privacy of Oregonians with Psychiatric Diagnoses!

Info HB 3524, if it had passed the 2007 Oregon legislative session, would have allowed Oregon police to create a database of certain Oregonians with psychiatric labels. HB 2995 would have allowed private mental health care information to be disclosed by health care practitioners without permission. Because of citizens speaking out in testimony and letters…

Doctors can launder drug money

Info Document Actions Print this PharmaTimes reports that an analysis published in the Journal of the American Medical Association saw researchers examine publicly available data for two US states, Vermont and Minnesota, which demonstrated that drugmakers could avoid disclosing details of payments to doctors by classifying the payments as trade secrets, failing to file an…