How the US Approves Drugs
A simple, clear explanation of the FDA’s 12-step review process for new pharmaceuticals.
Doctor’s Office Take-Alongs
MedShadow’s printable set of questions to ask about the medicines being recommended to you.
A printable take-along from the FDA that you can look at with your doctor or pharmacy when you’ve been prescribed a new medication.
How to Read Research
Clinical Trials Flawed by Biased Reporting, NYTimes, Jan. 15, 2013
Critically looking at research reports.
Komen Overstating the Benefits Mammograms, in British Medical Journal, this link to CNN (we don’t have access to BMJ), Aug. 7, 2012
By explaining the exaggerations and distortions of the Susan G. Komen campaigns, it shows how medical advertising and reporting can be distorted in many fields.
Learn about your prescription drugs and over-the-counter medicines. Includes side effects, dosage, special precautions, and more.
A resource to a plethora of Over-the-Counter drugs, and how they can help to relieve your aches and pains.
The FDA’s guide to all information related to a specific drug.