Tragic death of Oxford astrophysicist, Chemistry World, Dec. 3, 2012
Hidden Dangers: Drug risks the system missed: twelve relatively common drugs CR identified as having known or suspected serious risks that were undetected or underestimated when the FDA approved them, Consumer Reports, Jan 2006. [Mefloquine is on the list.]
Chemical Casualties, by Joel Warner, Boulder Weekly, February 17, 2005. Colorado soldiers Andrew Pogany and Bill Howell were devastated by Operation Iraqi Freedom. What caused the damage?
Worry spreads over drugs given to troops, Seth Hettena, AP, February 13, 2005.
Dangerous Side Effects by Jill Kramer, Pacific Sun, August 2004
“Editorial/Opinion: Drug used in malaria fight deserves closer scrutiny” USA Today, March 8, 2004
Waiting For Answers: Is the Army sandbagging its anticipated ‘suicide report’?, Web exclusive By T. Trent Gegax, Newsweek, February 20, 2004.
“FDA requires warnings on antimalaria drug Lariam.” Consumer Reports, January 2004
“The Dark Side of Lariam.” “Jane Daehler took Lariam and within days became psychotic….” 60 Minutes II, CBS TV News, January 29, 2003
“It’s not a benign drug- it has ruined my life” The Guardian, October 24, 2002
“Malaria Pill’s Side Effects Raise Issues About Safety.” Wall Street Journal Online, September 4, 2002
Consumer Reports, “Lariam’s Legacy,” March 2002. “The most-prescribed malaria drug could produce psychiatric side effects in more than one-quarter of all travelers who take it.”
UPI investigative series – a premiere, award-winning investigative series on Lariam by Dan Olmsted and Mark Benjamin – more than 40 stories published between May 2002 and 2005. The series covers Lariam and suicide, the Peace Corps, the murder/suicides at Ft Bragg, Lariam and brain damage, Lariam in Afghanistan and Iraq, and more.
Field Notes From Author Philip Caputo, National Geographic Magazine, 2002