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11/17/2016

Diabetes: Stigma, Blame and Shame

Diabetes: Stigma, Blame and Shame Most Americans know someone who has diabetes. In fact, the prevalence of the disease is growing in the U.S. More than 29 million people in [...]

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7/7/2016

Selling Side Effects: Big Pharma’s Marketing Machine

‎Big Pharma‬ spends billions to reach consumers and doctors to sell expensive brand name drugs and devices that may not be safer or better than older drugs.

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9/24/2015

How the FDA Let Women Down

Women are still underrepresented in clinical trials and medical research, and the FDA continues to approve drugs and devices that hurt women.

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Michelle Llamas

Drugwatch Senior Content Writer Michelle Llamas spearheads our comprehensive coverage for consumers about dangerous medications and defective medical equipment. A passionate author and diligent researcher, Michelle is dedicated to fully informing patients about the risks and benefits of their health care choices.