We are at a time in our lives where we truly have to be responsible for our own health.
We thought we could trust our government officials when almost weekly we hear of another state senator or representative caught in an immoral act or making decisions that are certainly questionable if not down-right embarrassing. Can we trust them to make the best decisions about health care in this country?
What about the drug companies? Government regulation of consumer advertising was fought by the pharmaceutical companies because they claimed they could be trusted to provide adequate safety information on their own products. Unfortunately, as you’ll find in this article, these drug companies are only thinking of themselves and their profit margin.
Sounds pretty “sicko” to me. Here it is…
Abbott caught altering entries to Wikipedia:
Several drug companies have now been caught deleting important information from Wikipedia, in order to downplay the risk of their drugs.
The first drug company caught messing with the Wikipedia was AstraZeneca. References to claims that Seroquel allegedly made teenagers ‘more likely to think about harming or killing themselves’ were deleted by a user of a computer registered to the drug company, according to Times.