Thalidomide babies

Discussion in 'Health and Lifestyle' started by waltky, Aug 31, 2012.

  1. waltky
    Offline

    waltky Wise ol' monkey Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Feb 6, 2011
    Messages:
    20,801
    Thanks Received:
    1,789
    Trophy Points:
    215
    Location:
    Okolona, KY
    Ratings:
    +3,865
    Thalidomide was never approved for use in pregnant women in the United States. (Then where are the apologies from the doctors who prescribed it???)
    :eusa_eh:
    German drug firm makes 1st apology for thalidomide
    Aug 31,`12 -- The German manufacturer of a notorious drug that caused thousands of babies to be born with shortened arms and legs, or no limbs at all, issued its first ever apology Friday - 50 years after pulling the drug off the market.
     
    • Thank You! Thank You! x 1
  2. gallantwarrior
    Offline

    gallantwarrior Gold Member

    Joined:
    Jul 25, 2011
    Messages:
    18,760
    Thanks Received:
    3,595
    Trophy Points:
    260
    Location:
    So far in the boonies, I'm not on google street vi
    Ratings:
    +6,084
    Very few victims to bring suit?
     
  3. waltky
    Offline

    waltky Wise ol' monkey Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Feb 6, 2011
    Messages:
    20,801
    Thanks Received:
    1,789
    Trophy Points:
    215
    Location:
    Okolona, KY
    Ratings:
    +3,865
    Apology deemed pathetic...
    :mad:
    Thalidomide victims reject 'insulting' apology
    31 Aug.`12 - Thalidomide survivors on Saturday rebuffed an apology by the German company that manufactured the drug, saying it was an "insulting" response to the thousands born disabled as a result of its use.
     
  4. strollingbones
    Online

    strollingbones Diamond Member

    Joined:
    Aug 18, 2008
    Messages:
    65,592
    Thanks Received:
    15,608
    Trophy Points:
    2,190
    Location:
    chicken farm
    Ratings:
    +31,891
    it is the reason many women like me....of this age....simply refused to take anything while preggers

    too little way too late
     
  5. Moonglow
    Offline

    Moonglow Diamond Member

    Joined:
    Jun 27, 2011
    Messages:
    81,477
    Thanks Received:
    7,985
    Trophy Points:
    1,870
    Location:
    sw mizzouri
    Ratings:
    +29,322
    I was lucky my Mom didn't have it given to her.
     
  6. geauxtohell
    Offline

    geauxtohell Choose your weapon.

    Joined:
    Jun 27, 2009
    Messages:
    15,125
    Thanks Received:
    2,153
    Trophy Points:
    48
    Location:
    Out here in the middle.
    Ratings:
    +2,155
    Correct. Because the FDA prevented it.

    So when people claim the federal government doesn't do anything right....,
     

Share This Page