Sunday, April 11, 2004

From the Nanaimo (BC) Daily News:
New report slams antidepressants for children
The benefits of antidepressants prescribed to thousands of Canadian toddlers, children and teens have been exaggerated and the risks downplayed, according to a disturbing new report that's raising concerns about the drugs' potential for harm.

And the researchers who wrote it conclude there is no evidence to justify prescribing these drugs to children.

From the Twin Cities (Minn.) Business Journal:
Minnesota Senior Federation to join campaign against Pfizer
The Minnesota Senior Federation is set to join a national campaign against pharmaceutical company Pfizer Inc.

At a press conference Monday, the federation will announce it is joining a nationwide campaign to protest New York-based Pfizer's actions pressuring Canadian pharmacies not to sell the company's medications to American customers.

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