Alicia Mundy

Alicia Mundy is a former Wall Street Journal reporter and author of Dispensing with the Truth, about a drug industry scandal. She is writing a new book on the pharmaceutical business and consults for health care analysts.

Pillboxed in

Today, however, Cropsey considers the tort reform movement “misguided.” What helped convert him was a decision made last March by the Michigan Supreme Court to throw out lawsuits from female victims of the drug fen-phen, a once-popular weight-loss aid blamed for hundreds of deaths in the mid-1990s. Many of the women have pulmonary hypertension, the… Read more »

Hot Flash, Cold Cash

Ostensibly, “Coming of Age” was thrown for the benefit of a group that enjoys, or enjoyed, a sterling reputation and pursued an unexceptionable purpose: the Society for Women’s Health Research, a 12-year-old Beltway nonprofit whose “sole mission is to improve the health of women through research,” according to its brochure. But there was something different… Read more »