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Anti-Aging Smaging with Lani Simpson, DC

submitted by: admin on 05/12/2015
We live in a culture that deifies youth. The Premarin and Provera fiasco is revealed. The conflict interest of Big Pharma is revealed. Bioidentical hormones are overdone too. Natural progesterone during perimenopause, especially with low bone density. The role of lifestyle with diet, exercise, sleep, stress reduction, weight management is highlighted.            

Avastin: Good or Bad?

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
Avastin for breast cancer is controversial because it does not extend life or its quality and it is expensive. It costs $88,000 per year of treatment. There are conflicts of interest for the oncologists who make a profit from the chemotherapies they sell to their patients. Big pharma is insensitive to what this drug actually does; it is primarily interested in...

Bringing Medicine to Third World Countries

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
Big pharma uses third world countries to test their drugs on. They do this because it is cheaper and they have far more latitude in taking risks with those people who agree to participating in the clinical trials. The WHO should step up to the plate to monitor these experiments, but so far this has not happened. When people are harmed by the trials, this process...

Consumer Drug Ads

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
The karma of Big Pharma is revealed in a discussion of the business orientation and lack of ethics. Direct to consumer ads are banned in all countries except the US and New Zealand. Big pharma spends billions every year on DTC ads. Profit is the purpose. More money is spent on advertizing that on research! We are clearly susceptible to DTC ads, they sell prescription...

Cosmetic Ingredient Review by the FDA with Stacy Malkan

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
  The cosmetic trade association does cosmetic ingredient reviews. The organization is composed of cosmetic manufacturers and people who they select to review their products for safety issues. The conflict of interest has led to a very poor job and for the most part this industry is not adequately regulated; the fox is guarding the hen house. There are...

Direct to Consumer Ads, Why?

submitted by: admin on 05/25/2019
The karma of Big Pharma is revealed in a discussion of the business orientation and lack of ethics. Direct to consumer ads are banned in all countries except the US and New Zealand. Big pharma spends billions every year on DTC ads. Profit is the purpose. More money is spent on advertizing that on research! We are clearly susceptible to DTC ads, they sell prescription...

Direct to Consumer Ads: Should They be Allowed?

submitted by: admin on 05/25/2019
The karma of Big Pharma is revealed in a discussion of the business orientation and lack of ethics. Direct to consumer ads are banned in all countries except the US and New Zealand. Big pharma spends billions every year on DTC ads. Profit is the purpose. More money is spent on advertizing that on research! We are clearly susceptible to DTC ads, they...

Direct to Consumer Ads: Should They Be Allowed?

submitted by: admin on 05/25/2019
The karma of Big Pharma is revealed in a discussion of the business orientation and lack of ethics. Direct to consumer ads are banned in all countries except the US and New Zealand. Big pharma spends billions every year on DTC ads. Profit is the purpose. More money is spent on advertizing that on research! We are clearly susceptible to DTC ads, they sell prescription...

Do Direct to Consumer Ads Work?

submitted by: admin on 05/25/2019
The karma of Big Pharma is revealed in a discussion of the business orientation and lack of ethics. Direct to consumer ads are banned in all countries except the US and New Zealand. Big pharma spends billions every year on DTC ads. Profit is the purpose. More money is spent on advertizing that on research! We are clearly susceptible to DTC ads, they sell prescription...

Doctors Sue Aetna for Coverage Denials

submitted by: admin on 09/20/2013
Thousands of doctors, through the Los Angeles County Medical Association and the California Medical Association are suing Aetna Insurance Company for routinely denying patients access to out-of-network doctors even when the patient had purchased a polilcy giving them the right to choose their provider. They are accusing Aetna of threatening patients with denial...

How to Deal with Human Suffering

submitted by: admin on 09/24/2013
Suffering is not necessary, it is a choice. Human flourishing with happiness, well being, and compassion are natural. It is necessary to know about suffering; the experience of suffering and then learn the causes before applying solutions. Most suffering comes from our personal afflictions such as jealousy, anger, pride, greediness, etc. Where do they develop...

Ignored Medical Breakthroughs

submitted by: admin on 10/09/2013
Every year there are advances in research that should be brought forward into clinical practice but don't make it because of conflicts of interest. One reason is that new technologies may require more study or financial investment by the practitioner. Second, new technologies will replace old ones that are profitable. The example of the photon stimulator...

Is Medicine Good Science?

submitted by: admin on 10/09/2013
It is assumed that medical research and practice are basesd on good science? Studies in major peer reviewed journals report that about 15% of medicine is based on solid science. We also have good data showing that very little research is based on solid science. Many examples are given. Conflicts of interest and economic greed are common.          

Managing Pain Without Drugs

submitted by: admin on 10/10/2013
Dr. Len and Nurse Vicki provide an extensive overview of pain management from the mainstream perspective and from that of complementary and alternative therapies. All drugs, even the over the counter medications, used for pain management have potential serious effects. So they are not ideal. Complications of NSAIDs are massive and should be taken off the market.        

Occupy Wall Street Requires Both Revolution and Evolution

submitted by: admin on 10/12/2013
Occupy Wall Street is growing and global. The poor and middle classes are beyond outrage and are creating a revolution. The major issues are how do we take back democracy and how do we share the wealth of the land. The 1% is not happy with what they have and it is not enough that we no longer have a voice, that unemployment is devastatingly serious, that we have...

Occupy Wall Street: Effects on Health Care

submitted by: admin on 10/12/2013
Occupy Wall Street is now a global movement to stop the greed of corporate America that is oppressing 99% of the middle class and poor. The effects of this greed on health care are reviewed as Dr. Len points out that even though there are 30 million more Americans who'll quality for Medicaid, that the quality and extent of services are being soundly compromised....

The Necessity for Social Transformation

submitted by: admin on 10/17/2013
Without social transformation we cannot evolve to a much needed evolutionary change where we are committed to service and the development of true community historically based on self-centered narcissistic greed and survival of the fittest. John Renesch is a social entrepreneur who has published 14 books and hundreds of articles on organizational and social...

What is a Non-local Mind with Larry Dossey, MD

submitted by: admin on 05/25/2019
What non-local means and how it relates to the mind. Infinite is another word for non-local. Consciousness is not confined to the brain; it is universal and timeless. The mystery of this remains even though mathematics supports it. We don't need to understand this; all we need to know is that it exists and be able to use it. Caring is a critical ingredient in...

Wyeth's Ghost Writers for HRT Studies

submitted by: admin on 05/25/2019
Ghost writing is common in medical research. Big pharma employs writers who excel at making the conclusions it needs to sell a drug. Researchers are requested to put their name on editorial reviews written by ghost writers. This lengthens resumes but also sells drugs. The ethics of this are reviewed and the emphasis on greed, corruption, conflicts of interest...