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From 2012: Largest Healthcare Fraud Settlement In History Involves T2 Diabetes Drug Avandia

This will help you understand why I favor diet modification over drug therapy for type 2 diabetes:

“Global health care giant GlaxoSmithKline LLC (GSK) agreed to plead guilty and to pay $3 billion to resolve its criminal and civil liability arising from the company’s unlawful promotion of certain prescription drugs, its failure to report certain safety data, and its civil liability for alleged false price reporting practices, the Justice Department announced today. 466 more words

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GSK's Avandia And The RICO Act (Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations)

An interesting GSK scandal brewing away at the minute is the Avandia scandal and the RICO Act 1970. The RICO Act was originally brought about to prosecute organized crime syndicates like the Mafia in the US therefore it is interesting (and wholly appropriate) that GSK should be prosecuted under it too. 262 more words

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13 most dangerous legal drugs

Dr Mercola

Here’s a list of the most dangerous legal drugs that even most doctors probably won’t take:

1. Advair (GlaxoSmithKline)

Used to treat asthma, Advair contains salmeterol, which can increase the severity of an asthma attack. 553 more words

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