“You could say these marketing tactics are merely concerning. But I think of them as satanic. What the data are telling us is that these drugs are ruining people’s lives,” said Phillip Prior, MDRead More
The Environmental Protection Agency Announcement in the Federal Register, December 14, 2012 LIED in the public record claiming it excluded chronically ill people from its pollution exposure experiments.Read More
"I’m as big a fan of the 1st Amendment as anyone, but this decision strikes me as fundamentally flawed. We’re not talking about a right to express yourself. We’re talking about selling stuff — stuff that could harm or even kill you if used improperly." David Lazarus, LA TimesRead More
Physicians at Sloan Kettering Cancer Center have taken a giant step toward stemming the tide of unconscionable pharmaceutical industry price gouging. Sloan-Kettering physicians said NO to Sanofi’s new anti-cancer drug, Zaltrap which the company priced at $11,063 per month. Drs. Peter B. Bach, Leonard B. Saltz, and Robert E Wittes publicized the center’s position, urging…Read More
Why didn’t Barbara Starfield’s Findings (JAMA 2000) cause a major overhaul of US medicine?
Since 1995 FDA scientists have been at odds against FDA managers who routinely override sientists’ safety concerns to approve dubious prescription drugs.
Since 1995 FDA scientists have been at odds against FDA managers who routinely override sientists’ safety concerns to approve dubious prescription drugs.Read More
List of FDA-licensed prescription drugs withdrawn from US market for safety issues:
Between 1973 and 1991 (18 years) —16 drugs were withdrawan; Between 1992 and 2011 (19 years)—28 drugs were withdrawn.
Dr. J. Paul Muizelaar, Chairman of the department of neurological surgery, and Dr. Rudolph J. Schrot, injected bacteria into the head wounds of terminally ill patients, calling it "innovative treatment."Read More
America’s healthcare system is riddled with financial conflicts of interest. Business interests and commercial priorities undermine the precautionary principle of Medicine, the therapeutic mission of Medicine, the scientific integrity of Medicine. Government oversight agencies and Congress have subordinated the public interest for $$$. As a result, America’s healthcare delivery system is the third leading cause of death.