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Misleading Drug Marketing Might Just Kill You

Consumer News

Misleading Drug Marketing Might Just Kill You

Amgen, the world’s largest biotechnology company that made billions marketing its anemia drug Aranesp for unapproved uses, agreed to pay $762 million to settle off-use marketing charges.

Food and Drug Administration

Consumer Basics

Food and Drug Administration

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is the federal agency that is responsible for protecting public health through regulation and supervision of several different types of products, including food…

Prescription Drug Lawsuits

Ad Alert

Prescription Drug Lawsuits

“If you or a loved one…” has seen or heard ads that start like this, don’t toss your medications just yet.

Marley Drug

Ad Alert

Marley Drug

Thinking about buying Viagra-like medication online? Think twice.

Drug Treatment Programs at Narconon Centers

Class Action

Drug Treatment Programs at Narconon Centers

In March 2015, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Narconon of Northern California for allegedly making misleading statements in the marketing materials for the “drug treatment” program offered at Narconon…

Drug Companies Pushing Prescription Pills in Ads

Consumer News

Drug Companies Pushing Prescription Pills in Ads

The polio vaccine, penicillin, open-heart surgery, magnetic resonance imaging, chemotherapy, Zoloft, LASIK, statins, heck, even Viagra have all contributed to the advancement of modern medicine. We’ve come a long way…

Rebranded Drugs

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Rebranded Drugs

Some drugs are the same except for their names and packaging. For example: Sarafem, marketed as a treatment for Premenstrual Dysphoria Disorder, is the same drug as Prozac, marketed as…

Goop

Brands

Goop

TINA.org investigated Goop, a New York and California-based “lifestyle” company founded by Gwyneth Paltrow that sells a wide range of products, including supplements, natural “remedies,” oils, crystals, beauty products, clothing,…

Wall of Shame

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Wall of Shame

What do Tom Brady, Kim Kardashian and Dr. Oz all have in common?

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