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A man who is likely to be mentally ill was arrested last week for threatening to kill President Obama. The man sent emails to various media outlets containing the threats, one of which read “[Obama] is the one that is destroying patriotism in the U.S.A. Ted Nugent is right.”
The drug company Abbott Laboratories agreed to a $1.5 billion settlement after it aggressively marketed a drug for off-label use by certain mentally ill patients in nursing homes even after it conducted studies which showed the drug was not effective for this use.