Lawyers’ Drinking, Depression Rates Much Higher Than General Public

Lawyers’ Drinking, Depression Rates Much Higher Than General Public

Lawyers have been the butt of jokes for centuries. Even Shakespeare took them on: ”Let’s kill all the lawyers” in Henry VI. While many attorneys laugh off the digs, the profession does have two big problems: The drinking and depression rates for lawyers are much higher than those of the general public. According to a study […]

Botched Drug Trial in France Raises Safety Question for Other Trials

Botched Drug Trial in France Raises Safety Question for Other Trials

In an unprecedented clinical trial disaster, six men participating in the drug trial of a painkiller were hospitalized, with one brain dead and three others with possible permanent brain damage. While investigations are under way to determine what went wrong, the botched trial in western France raises a question of safety procedures in other clinical […]