The most dramatic moment for the 70 doctors and 200
spectators attending June FDA hearings about approving new psychiatric drugs
for children came when two bereaved mothers approached the open mike.
Liza Ortiz of Austin, Texas, told the advisory panel her
13-year-old son died of Seroquel toxicity in an ICU days after being put on the
antipsychotic. "His hands twisted in ways I never thought possible,"
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Martha Rosenberg is an award-winning investigative public health reporter who covers the food, drug and gun industries. Her first book, Born With A Junk Food Deficiency: How Flaks, Quacks and Hacks Pimp The Public Health, is distributed by Random (more...)
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