The Tao Te Ching

This is a text I studied in college. This exact translation, in fact, and though I've been told by many it lacks scholarliness, I've always liked it. Perhaps because it is what I started out with. I also met the translator, Stephen Mitchell once when he spoke to our class and afterward he invited any... Continue Reading →

Chantix and Zyban (Wellbutrin) to get black box warnings

More black box warnings for an antidepressant (Wellbutrin) that doubles as a quit smoking drug (so it's also called Zyban) and Chantix the quit smoking drug with a killer reputation. Literally. FDA warning: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced that it is requiring manufacturers to put a Boxed Warning on the prescribing information... Continue Reading →

Quote of the day

When the petty ego appears, do not be concerned with it. Simply ignore it. When a negative thought strikes you, acknowledge it, then drop it. The Zen saying goes, “The occurrence of an evil thought is an affliction; not to continue it is the remedy.” –Katsuki Sekida, from A Guide to Zen

PsychRights Appeals Dismissal of Lawsuit Against State Over Harmful Psychiatric Drugging of Alaskan Children & Youth

The Law Project for Psychiatric Rights (PsychRights®) today filed its appeal of the Anchorage Superior Court's dismissal of Law Project for Psychiatric Rights v. Alaska et al., for lack of standing. "We believe the Court erred in dismissing the lawsuit and hope the Alaska Supreme Court will agree," said Jim Gottstein, President of PsychRights. PsychRights... Continue Reading →

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