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Drug Corporation Scandals

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Ghostwriting

  • Summary

  • Ghostwriting: The Basics, CBC News, March 25, 2003

  • Inside the business of medical ghostwriting, CBC News, March 25, 2003

  • Ghostwriting Articles for Medical Journals, CBS News, April 5, 2001

  • Revealed: How Drug Firms "Hoodwink" Medical Journals, The Observer, Dec. 7, 2003

  • Scandal of Scientists who Take Money for Papers Written by Drug Companies, The Observer, Feb. 7, 2002

Dangerous drugs

  • Summary

  • Report: Vioxx Linked to Thousands of Deaths, MSNBC, Oct. 6, 2004

  • Risk of Anti-Psychotic Drug Eyed, CBS News, Nov. 12, 2004

  • Arthritis Drug Warnings "Ignored", BBC News, Nov. 5, 2004

  • Glaxo Sued for Drug Claim Fraud, BBC News, June. 2, 2004

  • Glaxo is Sued for Fraud, San Francisco Times, June. 3, 2004

  • Prozac Linked to Child Suicide Risk, USATODAY, Sep. 13, 2004

  • The Secrets of Seroxat, BBC News, Oct. 13, 2002 (Includes transcript of television program)

  • Nigerians Sue Pfizer Over Test Deaths, BBC News, Aug. 30, 2001

  • Nigeria's Drug Trial Fears, BBC News, Mar. 14, 2001

  • Japan: Convictions in Blood Scandal, CBS News, Feb. 4, 2000

  • Drug Industry Scandal A "Crisis", Inter Press Service News Agency, Oct. 4, 2004

  • Prozac Scandal "Besmirches" Canadian University, Guardian Unlimited, Sep. 10, 2004

Questionable Marketing

  • Summary

  • Pitching Prozac, CBS News, Feb. 20, 2003

  • Meier Highlights Painkiller Scandal, Yale Daily News, Dec. 2, 2003

  • Huge penalty in drug fraud, Pfizer settles felony case in Neurontin off-label promotion, San Francisco Chronicle, May 14, 2004

  • Drugmaker Admitted Fraud, but Sales Flourish, USATODAY, Aug 16, 2004

Fraud, freebies, bribery, etc.

  • Summary

  • TAP Officials on Trial in Fraud Case, Boston.com News, Apr. 20, 2004

  • "Freemarket Freebies", Tamar Wilmar

  • Over 4,000 Doctors Face Charges in Italian Drug Scandal, Guardian Unlimited, May. 27, 2004

  • Drug Giants in $350 Fraud Rap, BBC News, Apr. 16, 2003

 

 


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