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Christina Jewett was a reporter at ProPublica. Her reporting on criminal justice has been honored with awards from the John Jay College of Criminal Justice and the National Commission on Crime and Delinquency.

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Tighter Rules Sought for Anti-Psychotic Drug Use in Illinois Nursing Homes

Health advocates are calling for a crackdown on the unnecessary use of powerful anti-psychotics on the elderly.

Drugmaker Paid Psychiatrist Nearly $500,000 to Promote Antipsychotic, Despite Doubts About Research

The relationship between AstraZeneca and Dr. Michael Reinstein, who has been accused of overmedicating and neglecting patients, brought in millions of dollars for the drug company.

Dr. Reinstein: One Psychiatrist, Many Prescriptions

Medicaid records show huge prescribing numbers, but efforts to stop Dr. Reinstein from getting reimbursement have failed.

In Chicago’s Nursing Homes, a Psychiatrist Delivers High-Risk Meds, Cut-Rate Care

Dr. Michael Reinstein, one of the most prolific providers of psychiatric care in Chicago-area nursing homes and mental health facilities, has compiled a worrisome record, and he is trailed by lawsuits and complaints.

Device Complaints Slip Through the Cracks at FDA

Nevada to Shut Troubled Psych Hospital

Watchdog Group Wants Probe in Syringe Case

FDA Comissioner Responds to Investigation of Agency’s Oversight of Tainted Syringe Factory

A Syringe Survivor’s Story: Kyle Pacheco

Timeline: How Contaminated Syringes Got From Factory to Patients

Tainted Syringes Slipped Past FDA’s Watch

A Family’s Double Tragedy: Natalie Fullerton

Hearing Airs Horror Stories on Abuse of School Kids

A GAO report looks at the problem of teachers restraining and isolating students.

Illinois Report Blasts Care at Psychiatric Hospitals

‘Abuse’ Raises Question About Law for Disabled Workers

Report: Cons, Convicts and Government Contractors

Could FDA Have Prevented Syringe Deaths?

Psychiatric Hospital Pledged Change, But Some Problems Persist

As Executive Promises Transparency, State Probes a Death

Report on Lack of Regs for Restraint of Disabled Children

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