Tag Archives: Pharmaceutical Companies

Dr. Stephen R. Keister : Poverty and Public Health in America

The picture of poverty in America. Image from Bay View.Poverty and public health:The social causes of death in AmericaBy Dr. Stephen R. Keister / The Rag Blog / June 29, 2011 “[The] incredible absolute size and commanding market positions [of … finish reading Dr. Stephen R. Keister : Poverty and Public Health in America

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David P. Hamilton : My Remission and the Business of American Medicine

Graphic from The Patient’s Doctor.Rheumatoid arthritis, my remission,and the business of American medicine Their deficiencies, spawned by the system’s economic organization, might be more tolerable if doctors didn’t so often act like they had been anointed by God with special … finish reading David P. Hamilton : My Remission and the Business of American Medicine

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Big Pharma : The Orgasm Scam

‘Restless Vagina Syndrome’:Big Pharma’s newest fake disease By Terry J. Allen / November 9, 2009 It’s not your fault, ladies (and certainly not your partner’s), that you don’t orgasm every time you have intercourse, or that you lack the libido … finish reading Big Pharma : The Orgasm Scam

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Did Obama Make a Deal with Big Pharma?

Internal Memo Confirms Big Giveaways In White House Deal With Big PharmaBy Ryan Grim / August 16, 2009 A memo obtained by the Huffington Post confirms that the White House and the pharmaceutical lobby secretly agreed to precisely the sort … finish reading Did Obama Make a Deal with Big Pharma?

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Obama Must Fight for Public Option, Real Health Care Reform

President Obama addresses the American Medical Association, June 15, 2009. Photo by Charles Rex Arbogast / AP. In some way the message must get through to the Senate Democratic leadership that they were elected to represent THE PEOPLE and were … finish reading Obama Must Fight for Public Option, Real Health Care Reform

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Medical Ethics : The Campus Invasion of Big Pharma

Graphic by Mike Licht / NotionsCapital Big Pharma and Medical Ethics Drug companies are ‘funneling money through universities for advertising and trying to disguise it as education.’ Dr. Gerry Lower / The Rag Blog / March 9, 2009 The New … finish reading Medical Ethics : The Campus Invasion of Big Pharma

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Health Care in the USA : Go Team! We’re 26th!

US Rep. John Conyers (D-MI), sponsor of HR 676, with filmmaker Michael Moore and US Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-OH)on Capitol Hill in June, 2007. All are supporters of single-payer universal health care. Photo by AFP / Getty Images. As a … finish reading Health Care in the USA : Go Team! We’re 26th!

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Fatty Foods : All the Skinny

‘Obesity, though some would prefer to call it eating disorders, is a big growth area, not just for the unwitting sufferers, but also for some food companies which contribute so greatly to the problem.’By Asinus Asinum Fricat / November 18, … finish reading Fatty Foods : All the Skinny

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Big Pharma and Your Pocketbook : Big Hurt

‘In no other civilized nation, would you, as a sufferer from an illness, have the opportunity to subsidize one of the three most profitable industries in the world.’ By Dr. S.R. Keister / The Rag Blog / October 17, 2008 … finish reading Big Pharma and Your Pocketbook : Big Hurt

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Emergency Room : Diagnosing the Candidates’ Health Care Programs

‘The McCain “health care” plan is a pure cop-out to the insurance industry.’By Dr. S. R. Keister / The Rag Blog / October 3, 2008 It would appear to be a very simple exercise to write down in two columns … finish reading Emergency Room : Diagnosing the Candidates’ Health Care Programs

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Retired Physician : Our Health Care System an Outrage

‘The insurance industry, and the Republican Party, over the years have sold the public a bill of goods’By S. R. Keister / The Rag Blog / September 30, 2008 I have been reading Vincent Bugliosi’s “The Prosecution of George W. … finish reading Retired Physician : Our Health Care System an Outrage

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The Answer Is Not Another Pill : The Answer Is Spinach

Bill Maher – Anti-Pharma Rant Bill Maher ends this episode, which aired on the 28th of September 2007, with a rant about big pharma. Thanks to Janet Gilles | The Rag Blog | Posted August 24, 2008

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