Posts Tagged ‘Abbott’

September 19th, 2012

An Ad That Doesn’t Tell the Entire Story — Part 2: Niaspan

A print ad for Niaspan focuses only on how it raises HDL-cholesterol levels, with no mention of the lack of benefit in improving outcomes.

December 6th, 2010

Senate Report Exposes Abbott’s Ties to Mark Midei

A U.S. Senate report exposes new information about the relationship between Abbott Laboratories and Mark Midei, the interventional cardiologist who has been accused of implanting hundreds of unnecessary stents at St. Joseph Medical Center in Maryland. News stories on the report appear in today’s Baltimore Sun, New York Times, and Wall Street Journal. While still working at St. […]