When Science and Anecdote Collide

For decades, declarations by perturbed relatives that a loved-one’s death was iatrogenic (induced by medical treatment), were often dismissed as anecdotal. Accounts imparted by concerned loved-ones were likely to be rejected, albeit often kindly – yet thrust aside as the demented rantings of a grieving loved-one. Placated with persuasive words, relatives often slink away, suitably … More When Science and Anecdote Collide

When is a suicide not a suicide?

This blog was written by Brian today. His blog ‘AntiDepAware‘ is such a revelation. His knowledge on prescription drug-induced deaths, coupled with brilliant investigational skills, surpasses no-one that I’m aware of. It may come as no surprise that most of the victims in this particular blog were on Citalopram. Despite drug companies admitting that antidepressants … More When is a suicide not a suicide?

My sister Lori.

This is Lisa’s story of the sudden and tragic death of her sister Lori in 1981. Lori was 25 years old and Lisa was 13. It took almost 3 decades for Lisa to find out the truth about her sister’s death. Here is Lisa’s story: My sister Lori Died Suddenly on Sept. 22, 1981. She was 25 years … More My sister Lori.

Is Minister Kathleen Lynch responsible for two more deaths?

Does Kathleen Lynch’s inaction make her partly responsible for the recent deaths of John Deegan and Deirdre Keenan? This week the Irish Independent reported that John Deegan, a 53 year old farmer had shot and killed himself and his 51 year old partner Deidre Keegan. Both families are said to be ‘very shocked by what had happened’. It … More Is Minister Kathleen Lynch responsible for two more deaths?