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Risperdal: the Little Known Story of Janssen Pharmaceutical’s Fraud

In May of 2009, I reported on an unthinkable side effect of a schizophrenia drug named Risperdal made by Janssen Pharmaceuticals. It was being widely prescribed off-label for unapproved uses to kids with ADD. In short: it can make boys grow breasts and cause them to have sexual identity confusion. At the time, Janssen denied […]

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Who’s Interfering with New Findings on Dangers of Arsenic in Water?

The Center for Public Integrity is out today with a new investigative report on the dangers of arsenic in drinking water. Like many dangerous substances, even tiny amounts can be harmful to one’s health. According to the article, women are especially vulnerable. “EPA scientists have concluded that if 100,000 women consumed the legal limit of […]

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Woman Paralyzed After Flu Shot Receives $11 Million for Treatment

Lehigh Valley’s “The Morning Call” in Allentown, Penn. profiles the case of Sarah Behie, whose symptoms began three weeks after she got a flu shot. Eventually, the 20-year old’s condition deteriorated until she was partially paralyzed and living in hospitals and nursing homes from a neurological condition called Guillain-Barre syndrome, a rare but recognized and […]

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Suspected Illegal Vaccine Trials: 70 Years Ago in Ireland

The activity under investigation dates back 70 years in Ireland. “Scientists secretly vaccinated more than 2,000 children in religious-run homes in suspected illegal drug trials, it emerged today,” according to the Daily Mail. “Old medical records show that 2,051 children and babies in Irish care homes were given a one-shot diphtheria vaccine for international drugs […]

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The Medicare Advantage Money Grab

Tens of billions of dollars in overcharges. Suspected over billing. Inflated health assessments. An investigation by the Center for Public Integrity has found deep and expensive flaws in the Medicare Advantage program created by Congress in 2003 intended to help stabilize health care spending on the elderly. Instead, CPI finds, the plans have sharply drive […]

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Research Immunologist Sees Vaccine Link to Autism, Obesity, Diabetes in Children

There’s “convincing evidence” that the rise in autism and immune-related disorders in children is related to the “rapid increase in the number of vaccines given to children in the U.S.,” according to noted immunologist Dr. J. Bart Classen. Autoimmune diseases such as lupus, allergies, cancer (e.g. acute leukemia and myeloid leukemia), rheumatoid arthritis, eczema, type 1 […]

Judicial Watch Obtains Healthcare.gov Docs Withheld by HHS

Judicial Watch may be first to know the most about healthcare.gov information that the government has been keeping secret. Under court order, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has begun giving documents to the conservative watchdog group. Like Judicial Watch, I filed numerous Freedom of Information (FOI) requests with HHS last fall when […]

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