Tag: disease mongering

How Drug Companies Sell Treatments By Inventing Diseases

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FromĀ Yahoo! News: "Thereā€™s a substantial body of medical literature dating back to the early ā€™90s about the practice known as 'disease mongering.' Pharmaceutical companies...

Malady Mongers: How Drug Companies Sell Treatments By Inventing Diseases

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From Huffington Post: The pharmaceutical industryā€™s image has been significantly damaged in recent years as the public discovered the role its aggressive marketing played...

ā€œFor One Condition, the Drugs Came Before the Disorderā€

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An investigative report in the Milwaukee-Wisconsin Journal Sentinel explores the pharmaceutical industries involvement in theĀ creation of the ā€˜mental illnessā€™ known as Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder...

ā€œIllness Inflationā€

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The Milwaukee-Wisconsin Journal Sentinel presents an interactive infographic detailing the pharmaceutical industryā€™s involvement in the promotion of several psychiatric disorders, including adult ADHD, binge-eating...

How ‘Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder’ was Created by Pharma

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For MinnPost, Susan Perry discusses that the pharmaceutical industry played in the creation of the ā€˜mental disorderā€™ known as premenstrual dysphoric disorder or PMDD....

Illness Inflation: Expanded Medical Definitions Create More Patients

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The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel has issued a watchdog report titled ā€œIllness Inflationā€ that examines how new medical conditions are often the product of industry...