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January 09th 2014:Dr. David Healy: Pharmageddon A Story of a Tragedy of Epic Proportions

In 1962 a sleeping pill called thalidomide caused a drug disaster whose emblematic images of limbless and handicapped babies born to distraught mothers linger to this day. Congress swung into action wanting to prevent such a tragedy from happening again. They were also determined to rein in the marketing excesses of the pharmaceutical industry. Dr. Healy’s latest book Pharmageddon, documents the riveting and terrifying story of how pharmaceutical companies have hijacked healthcare in America and the life-threatening results that have since transpired. The horrors are best depicted by i

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Dr. David Healy

Dr. David Healy is an internationally respected psychiatrist, psychopharmacologist, scientist, and author. A professor of Psychiatry in Wales, David studied medicine in Dublin, and at Cambridge University. He is a former Secretary of the British Association for Psychopharmacology, and has authored more than 150 peer-reviewed articles, 200 other pieces, and 20 books, including The Antidepressant Era and The Creation of Psychopharmacology from Harvard University Press, The Psychopharmacologists Volumes 1-3 and Let Them Eat Prozac from New York University Press, and Mania from Johns Hopkins University Press. David’s main areas of research are the history and clinical trials in psychopharmacolo
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