"Sending your sinuses to Arizona"
"Officials at the Food and Drug Administration said today (November 2000) that they would seek to remove phenylpropanolamine (PPA) from both prescription and nonprescription drugs and warned consumers against taking any product containing the chemical... Safety concerns about phenylpropanolamine first emerged in the early 1980's, when the food and drug agency began receiving reports that some people taking the chemical had suffered hemorrhagic stroke. "
The pharmaceutical industry continues to evolve with attention paid to safety and effectiveness, truth in advertising, and science > sell. Continued focus and (pharmaco) vigilance is a must as the health of our nation is paramount and should always begin with creating wellness, not inside of a prescription bottle or medicine container.
Big Pharma Launches Sentimental Ad Campaign To Distract From Skyrocketing Drug Prices
"The pharmaceutical industry has a massive public relations problem, and it knows it."
Big Pharma and The Ethics of TV Advertising
"The US is one of the only countries in the world that allows big pharma to advertise prescription drugs directly to consumers. But what happens when the language of advertising is applied to products as complex and potentially life-changing as prescription medicines?"
CUP OF JOE: The Blog
Conjecture, facts, and opinion on health and wellness, holistic practice, and the quest for sustainability & optimal health.