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Pain Doctor in Virginia Sentenced to Five Years Imprisonment
...eatment, once appearing on television talk show to tout
his views. He said many doctors under treat pain because they ignore patient complaints or they are fearful of harassment by drug-enforcement agents. Between 1998 and 2002, Hurwitz drew more than 400 patients from 39 states to his clinic in McLean ...
Manufacturer to Pay $20 Million for Improperly Promoting a Sleep Disorder Drug
...ands of dollars to attend speaking engagements and tout
Xyrem for unapproved uses. Xyrem is the prescription version of the street drug, gamma hydroxybutyrate, a quick anesthetic with serious risks of overdose, including coma and death. Xyrem's active ingredient is also federally classified as a da...
Dangerous Side Effects of Tea Exposed
...icularly through concentrates and supplements that tout
their healing or weight-loss powers, or their lack of caffeine. One commercial brand of green tea extract, for example, claims to contain more than 700 milligrams of polyphenols, or plant-based antioxidants. A typical cup of green tea provides abo...
The Effectiveness Of Screening Tests Questioned
...mination as well and suggests health officials who tout
these exams believing they can’t hurt are failing to take these adverse effects into account. Thus researchers conclude saying , “Giving information to people considering screening ... when the only honest information is complete uncertainly is use...