Monthly Archives: July 2012

Did Glaxo Pay Dr. Drew for Wellbutrin Promos?

In 1999, Dr. Drew Pinsky hailed Glaxo’s Wellbutrin anti-depressant on his radio show. He told listeners Wellbutrin didn’t suppress sexual arousal as competitors’ products did. He even intimated it “may enhance…sexual arousal.” Thing is, Glaxo had recently paid him $275,000 … Continue reading

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Can Cranberry Juice Be Marketed as ‘Healthy?’

We all know it as a home remedy for urinary tract infections and growers tell us it promotes circulation, etc., but cranberry juice is (usually) loaded with sugar. The sugar cuts the natural tartness of straight cranberries. Many states are … Continue reading

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