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    Alessandra Hirsch

    • The Score is Even

      Posted on June 14, 2017

      Three years ago, a small pharmaceutical company with a big agenda created a fake feminist group so that they could get a bad drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration. The story of how this happened is a case study in how industry affects medical discourse, the subject of a PharmedOut conference that will… Read more

    • The Drug that Cried “Feminism”

      Posted on March 17, 2015

      Branded as “The Little Pink Pill” and “Female Viagra,” flibanserin, Sprout Pharmaceuticals’ only drug, was recently resubmitted to the Food and Drug Administration for approval for hypoactive sexual desire disorder (HSDD), a questionable condition promoted by pharmaceutical companies to sell questionable drugs. Flibanserin, a failed-antidepressant-turned-libido-boosting-drug, has already been rejected twice by the FDA due to… Read more

    • Modern Day Mengeles

      Posted on January 12, 2015

      “No power in the world will make us deny our duty, or forget even for a moment our historical task of maintaining the freedom of our people.” — Joseph Goebbels “These are patriots and whatever the report says, if it diminishes their contributions to our country, it’s way off base.” — Former President George W…. Read more