Prescription Drug Safety – Blog by Chris E

WSIC hosted a compelling evening of talk last Monday, welcoming special guest, and Conservative MP, Terence Young.

Terence spoke to us about prescription drug safety, a subject that hit him far too close to home. In 2000, Terence´s 15-year-old daughter, Vanessa, died after being prescribed the Johnson & Johnson drug, Prepulsid. Since then, he has researched the industry in-depth, and advocated for both a more transparent drug-approval process and plain-language labeling. As he explained to us, the Americans have far clearer labels than us, because they´re …

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