Daubert v. Merrell-Dow

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Federal judge Louis H. Pollak is being remembered for his keen legal mind and deep commitment to justice. Personally, I will remember him for his connection to my friend, Alan Berkman, founder of Health GAP.

Cong Shays Weasels out on Preemption

by David Egilman, MD, MPH I just finished watching the Waxman hearings on FDA preemption and must comment on Christopher Shays’ (R-CT) comments.  Christopher Shays is the last remaining Republican congressman from New England.  Hopefully the November elections will result in the extinction of this last remaining remnant of the age of the dinosaurs. He…

By David Michaels Dr. David Healy is the probably the single person most responsible for identifying the link between anti-depression drugs like Zoloft and suicide risk. His work led to the FDA to require the addition of a “black box” to the label of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), warning of the increased risk for…