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MedShadow Receives 2018 AVA Digital Award for Nonprofit Web-Based Production

March 15th, 2018, New York, NY – MedShadow Foundation has received an Honorable Mention in the 2018 AVA Digital awards for Nonprofit Web-Based Production. The AVA Digital Awards honor the ways in which marketers and communications professionals engage audiences using the digital arts, technology, and shared information. Continue Reading →

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MedShadow Foundation Announces Two New Medical Advisory Board Members

NEW YORK, NY, January 10, 2018 – MedShadow Foundation, the independent nonprofit that informs the public about the side effects, long-term effects, risks and benefits of medicine, announced today that it has added two new medical advisory board members. They are Cecile Pastel Levy MD and Lillie Rosenthal DO.

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MedShadow Receives Spring 2017 Digital Health Merit Award for 2 Part Investigative Series

June 16, 2017, New York, NY – MedShadow Foundation has received a Spring 2017 Digital Health Awards Merit designation for its two part series, Hide And Don’t Seek: Why Are Many Side Effects Kept From the Public by Padma Nagappan. In the series, Nagappan addresses how many side effects Continue Reading →

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Suzanne Robotti, President, MedShadow Foundation, Named to FDA Drug Safety and Risk Management Advisory Committee

February 14, 2017, New York, NY – The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has named Suzanne Robotti, founder and president of MedShadow Foundation, to its Drug Safety and Risk Management Advisory Committee as the Consumer Representative. Next month, she will attend her first hearing where a prescription opioid drug will Continue Reading →

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Media Appearances: Why You Should Talk to Your Doctor Before Taking Antibiotics

If your doctor prescribes antibiotics, should you take them without asking any questions? Probably not. Up to one-third of all antibiotics prescribed are deemed medically unnecessary by the CDC. Many people also suffer from reactions that range from mild to severe. CareDash spoke with Dave Walker, RPh, MedShadow Medical Advisory Continue Reading →

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HealthiNation: Taking Insulin for Type 2 Diabetes: 11 Tips Doctors Wish You Knew

Injecting insulin can be a scary prospect, but with the right info, you can learn to master your medication. Read the HealthiNation article which features Dave Walker, RPh, MedShadow Medical Advisory Board, here. 

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HealthiNation: These 8 Diabetes Medication Mistakes Are Unfortunately All Too Common

If you’ve been diagnosed with diabetes, the first step to getting your condition under control is understanding what it is, and how any medications you’ve been prescribed help you manage your diabetes. Read the information and tips from Dave Walker RPh/MedShadow Medical Advisory Board here. 

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Next Avenue: Is This Newer Class of Antibiotics Really Safe?

MedShadow Foundation recently ran a news story about antibiotics causing “rare” damages to people. We’ve received very passionate responses — more than 75 and counting — from people who all claimed to be harmed by a particular type of antibiotics called fluoroquinolones also known as floxins. In fact, more Continue Reading →