Diet pill makers fined millions for false claims

Following our recent discussion regarding diet pills, it is nice to see that the industry’s deception will be penalized. Marketers of popular weight-loss drugs misled consumers As stated: “The Federal Trade Commission on Thursday fined the marketers of four weight loss pills $25 million for making false advertising claims ranging from rapid weight loss to reducing the […]

Pill Popper Part II

Yesterday’s blog entry had some readers up in frenzy.  Many stood behind the pharmaceutical industry, citing benefits derived directly from this industry. Those who disagreed with my entry did not understand the point behind the entry however.  I agree that there are times when traditional medicine is useful and perhaps necessary.  I am not against […]