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CCHR Florida Canelight Vigil 2011
08 Mar
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Statewide Candlelight Vigil-In memory of Gabriel Myers and the Right to Informed Consent

This year’s Florida’s statewide candelight vigil in memory of Gabriel Myers and the right to Informed Consent information may be found below. Please join us in Clearwater!  

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Senior Airman Anthony Mena
08 Mar
1

Medicating the Military Backfires

Recent military deaths are not all the result of what one would expect – violent combat – but, in an increasing number of cases, from medications being prescribed to “help” soldiers.    The NY Times article of Feb 12, 2011, By ...

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07 Mar
1

Tegretol: Dangerous Treatment for Bipolar Disorder

Carbamazepine, marketed as Tegretol, is an anti-seizure medication sometimes used to treat Bi-polar Disorder. Tegretol side effects can be extremely dangerous and life-threatening.  When used to prevent epileptic seizures, this drug’s benefit was thought to outweigh the potential for permanent ...

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Senior Airman Anthony Mena
02 Mar
0

Medicating the Military Backfires

Recent military deaths are not all the result of what one would expect – violent combat – but, in an increasing number of cases, from medications being prescribed to “help” soldiers.   The NY Times article of Feb 12, 2011, By James ...

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28 Feb
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Dr. John Breeding- Speaks about the FDA Hearing on the ECT Device

Dr. John Breeding speaks about the FDA hearing on the ECT Device   A Final Tribute and Final Word   My work is challenging psychiatric oppression. One source of my education on oppression theory is the Re-evaluation Counseling Community. From ...

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25 Feb
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CCHR Florida- Current Project To Prevent Child Suicide

If there is one thing that I believe we can all agree on, it’s that children committing suicide due to psychotropic medication is unacceptable and must stop.   CCHR Florida has been meeting with many Florida families to get this ...

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23 Feb
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FDA panel advises more testing of 'shock-therapy' devices

FDA panel advises more testing of ‘shock-therapy’ devices   By David Brown Washington Post Staff Writer Friday, January 28, 2011; 10:10 PM   An expert panel advising the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) decided Friday that electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) machines ...

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22 Feb
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Feds make more arrests in major Medicare fraud case

A widening federal investigation into a Miami-based company accused of Medicare fraud netted the arrest of several doctors along with more than a dozen other defendants.   BY JAY WEAVER February 15, 2011    

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22 Feb
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Review of Psych Drugs on Foster Children will Save Millions of Dollars

“House Bill 23 hits a rare political sweet spot. The proposal to create an independent clinic review of the drugs foster children are given has support from Democrats and Republicans because of its efforts to protect the vulnerable – and ...

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22 Feb
1

Paxil Side Effects: From Birth Defects to Suicide

In December of 2005, The FDA issued a warning about Paxil causing birth defects in infants whose mothers took this drug during the first trimester of pregnancy.   The above linked website, appropriately named “Defective Drugs” mentions Paxil’s connection not ...

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