Pharmed Out Fodder

Each month, the PharmedOut Newsletter covers a pressing issue on industry's influence on the medical world. You can read all of the Fodders on this page.

June 2019: Opioids| Conflicts and Controversies

May 2019: Preventing a new generation of opioid “legacy patients”

April 2019: Who's Really Advocating for Pain Patients?

March 2019: Industry's Voice, Pain Patient's Face

February 2019: What Really Helps Chronic Pain Patients?

December 2019: An opioid treatment for depression nixed by FDA advisory committee

November 2019: Make Punishment Personal

October 2018: Greater Decline in Opioid Prescribing After CDC Guidelines Released

August 2018: A Million Ways to Market a Pill

July 2018: Subsys Sales, from Salacious to Scammy

May 2018: Pharma and the NIH: Innocence by Association?

April 2018: Purdue's Latest PR Move

March 2018: Rx Files: No Medication is Benign, Part 2

February 2018: Rx Files

January 2018: PharmedOut Review in Photos

December 2017: Final Nail in the Addyi Coffin?

November 2017: Joy's Favorite Article of the Month

October 2017: Live from capitol hill: McCaskill investigates Insys marketing practices

September 2017: Rx Files

August 2017: Rx Files

June 2017: When it comes to drug allergies: Time is money

April 2017: Orphan Drugs: Pharma's New Favorite Child

March 2017: Does Industry Influence Medical Discourse?

February 2017: Rx Files

January 2017: Live at the FDA


December 2016: Rx Files

November 2016: Rx Files

October 2016: FDA Caves to Patient Pressure

September 2016: Rx Files

August 2016: Salespeople in the Surgical Suite

July 2016: Blood Money: Pharma Targets People with Hemophilia

June 2016: Pharma Backed Co-Pay Charities

May 2016: Pharma Should Invest in Take-Back Programs

April 2016: ProPublica Proves Why Lunch, and Other Gifts, Matter

March 2016: Problems With Clinical Trials

February 2016: Pharma's Role in the Opioid Crisis

January 2016: Unethical Trials on Unethically Long Shifts

December 2015: Doctors Speak Out on DTC Advertising

November 2015: Pharma University

October 2015: Making an Example of Martin Shkreli

September 2015: Opioids for Kids

August 2015: Let's Keep Transparency in CME

July 2015: More on the Flibanserin Fight

June 2015: Psychiatry Under the Influence

May 2015: Burning Questions to be Answered at PharmedOut Conference

April 2015: 21st Century Pandering

March 2015: The Real Risks of Rx Drugs

February 2015: Demanding Results of Clinical Trials

January 2015: The Rising Costs of Prescription Drugs

December 2014: There's a (Pharma) App for That

November 2014: Standards for FDA Drug Approval

October 2014: "Where's the Female Viagra?"

September 2014: When Pharma Meets Medical Journals

August 2014: Sunshine Still Misses CME

July 2014: What's in a Word?

June 2014: The Bullying of Journal Editors

May 2014: Transparency

April 2014: Attention Deficit Disorder/ Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

March 2014: Testosterone and Opioids (A Tie)