On April 8th, the Food and Drug Administration announced its intention to finally require manufacturers of medical devices marketed prior to 1976 to submit evidence of the devicesâ€™ safety and efficacy. These devices had been â€œgrandfatheredâ€ in and despite the FDAâ€™s assessment that they posed serious risks to health, they were never required to undergo […]
A Florida state database of foster-care records badly underreported the number of foster children on powerful and harmful psychiatric drugs.
A recentÂ article in MedScape Medical News says that “Intensive Care Unit (ICU) patients with adult respiratory-distress syndrome (ARDS) and other forms of acute lung injury (ALI) may need sedation to endure the stress of mechanical ventilation, but the benzodiazepine doses often used in this situation may be setting patients up for clinical depression after discharge. […]
Read the quotes below from psychiatrists / psychologists who admit psychiatric disorders are not diseases (but not the APA President). Then watch the video at http://youtube.com/cchrint. â€œPsychiatry makes unproven claims that depression, bipolar illness, anxiety, alcoholism and a host of other disorders are in fact primarily biologic and probably genetic in originâ€¦This kind of faith […]
Without safeguards, the MOTHERS Act [H.R.20] cannot today, or ever, pass a stress test of viability and mothers and their children certainly will be on the losing end of this mental health campaign.
Rep. Ron Paul introduces the Parental Consent Act to protect families from mandatory mental health screening.
A US soldier was in custody in Baghdad today (5/11/09) after allegedly killing five other military personnel and wounding three at a stress clinic. A sizable and growing number of U.S. combat troops are taking daily doses of antidepressants which are known to cause violence.
In the aftermath of 7-year-old Gabriel Myers’ suicide, state child welfare officials will review the case files of every foster child in Florida to see how many are on mind-altering drugs.
Lack of Vitamin D can cause depression.
The Act’s passage would set the stage for the screening of all pregnant women for a whole list of mental disorders, leading to wholesale psychiatric drugging of pregnant women with harmful and addictive drugs.