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Archive for the ‘ Big Pharma ’ Category

9 Nov

And It Don’t Stop…

Until we make it stop. If you’re interested in learning more about just how cozy-cousin Congress and drug lords lobbyists are, check out this article. While not hot off the presses, it’s completely relevant and still accurate. 2006 numbers aren’t in just yet. Technorati Tags: drug lobbies, Congress, pharmaceutical industry

9 Nov

Bite Me, Big Pharma

Lying, Twisting and Manipulating: The Statistics Game Drug Companies Play Faced with high insurance rates, long hours, endless paperwork, and high-pressure demands, doctors don’t have an easy time of it. If you’re blessed enough to have a thoughtful, proactive, cautious M.D., let them know, by all means. Doctors are inundated with free drug samples, bonuses […]

25 Oct

Uncle Sam – Definitely Not a Pisces

Something I read in the New York Times the other day got me steamed faster than fresh spinach. Apparently, fish oil prescriptions are not only standard practice in Europe – they’re handed out like candy corn on Halloween – but heart patients who don’t get a prescription can actually sue for malpractice. Pure fish oil […]

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