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Is it the drugs, or the war? Yes. (2014-04-15) — Author: Johanna Ryan, Labor Activist with Illinois Workers Compensation Lawyers (Chicago) & RxISK Community Advisory Board Member, April 15, 2014 Within hours of Spec. Ivan Lopez’ deadly shooting spree and subsequent suicide in Fort Hood, Texas, the denials started to flow. We learned that yes, he had been to…

Get Involved with Team RxISK (2014-04-11) — Team RxISK takes first big step in England: Get involved With millions of people throughout the world participating in sporting events to raise money for many different causes, who would ever think that prescription drug safety could become a cause worth supporting? Katinka Newman did. Katinka Newman As the…

Mother's Little Poisoner (2014-04-06) — Editorial: There have been some high profile cases recently that may reflect the effects of drugs. A Classic Modus Operandi On March 17 th L’Wren Scott hung herself in her Manhattan apartment. She hung herself from a door handle. Hanging with your feet or body on the ground is a classic antidepressant MO when it…

I Get By With a Little Help from my Friends (2014-03-25) — This post is written by Dr Richard A. Lawhern Ph.D., site moderator, content author and Resident Research Analyst with “ Living With TN ”, an online community among Ben's Friends . He is the spouse of a trigeminal neuralgia (TN) patient who has symptoms of both typical and atypical forms of this disorder,…

New Guide to Stopping Antidepressants (2014-03-19) — The RxISK Medical team has posted a “final” copy of the RxISK Guide to Stopping Antidepressants. Thanks to all for your feedback on the Guide (originally published as a draft paper) and please continue to provide input for the next version. Click here to view a PDF version of the Guide.

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