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A Return To Healing Chapter 5: The Karma of Big Pharma: Questioning the Drug Industry

submitted by: admin on 05/08/2015
Big Pharma ties to Congress, physicians, and medical institutions. The FDA controls the way medicine is practiced. Big Pharma's advertising is a story of perfection in sales success. Direct to consumer ads, bribes to Congress, funding of research and of medical education, and even of the FDA are ways Big Pharma control the way medicine is practiced. It's...

Americans Demand More Medical Research

submitted by: admin on 11/24/2019
In a recent public poll, it was found that 72% of Americans want to expand medical research as soon as possible. They feel that research is the way to improve health globally, that we need more science, technology, math, and engineering, that the military deserves better health care, are willing to share personal health records, and conduct research on how to...

Assisted Death vs Assisted Suicide

submitted by: admin on 09/18/2013
Assisted suicide or assisted death is discussed as an approach to thoughtful treatment of end of life issues. Conventional medicine does not consider this option. Looking at death as the final learning process is discussed. Medical practice should be beyond business and convention. Patients are often so convinced that modern medicine is correct that there is...

Big Pharma's Karma

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
It has become common knowledge that the pharmaceutical industry is loyal to its investors as its primary function. The atrocities it has committed are shocking and it is time for the FDA to begin regulating safety to protect the US public.      

Can You Trust Medical Journal Articles?

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
Medical journals are not as scientific as you'd hope. Profit confounds service and journals are a business. Conflicts of interest result in publication of low quality articles for economic or political reasons.      

Carotid Ultrasounds are a Business

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
How information is presented to a patient has a lot to do with what choices they make for treatment of carotid artery lesions. When subjects were given descriptively rather than statistically, they tended to choose surgical remedies. There are many screens for arteriosclerosis that lead to more surgical business. In asymptomatic patients the carotid ultrasound...

Do Familial Precancerous Polyps Predict Colon Cancer?

submitted by: admin on 06/18/2016
When do you need a colonoscopy? An article in Annals of Internal Medicine in May of 2012 stated that there's insufficient evidence to recommend earlier or more frequent colonoscopies for people who have a first degree relative with a precancerous polyp unless the polyp is advanced. About 30-50% of people have polyps that are precancerous, but only 5-10% warrant...

FDA Pulls Darvon Off the Market

submitted by: admin on 09/21/2013
After 50 years the FDA is pulling Darvon off the market. What took so long and what does it reflect in terms of how the FDA works and how Big Pharma withholds what it knows about the side effects of its drugs. Thousands of people have died from heart rhythm disturbances. The lack of ethics, the conflicts of interest, and the dishonesty of the pharmaceutical industry...

Finding Authentic Purpose

submitted by: admin on 09/21/2013
Cultural creativity depends on finding authentic purpose. In our most private moments we recognize where we are not authentic; we must at least notice and then imagine how we can change. The applies to businesses too.

Food in Childrens' Hospitals is Unhealthy

submitted by: admin on 09/21/2013
  Only 7% of food in 14 major childrens' hospitals in California was considered healthy according to a new study published in Academic Pediatrics. Researchers from UCLA and the Rand Corporation did the study. They concluded that "as health professionals, we understand the connection between healthy eating and good health..." Nothing could...

How Healthcare Died and Became a Business

submitted by: admin on 09/24/2013
  What happened to Drs. Marcus Wellby, Ben Casey, and Kildare? How did physicians lose control of the practice of medicine? It began in the late 1980s when MDs refused to deal with the cost of delivering health care. They took the perspective that they would help their patients, but wanted nothing to do with regulating healthcare services. They gave...

Medical Journal Articles: Should the Public Have Free Access?

submitted by: admin on 10/11/2013
We pay for the National Institute of Health's research with our tax dollars. Yet we pay again to get the information from medical journals. Medical journals have become a business first and service when possible.        

Medical Wrongdoing is a Criminal Act

submitted by: admin on 10/11/2013
It is a legal doctrine that holds corporate officers liable for company wrongdoing. However, in the medical arena, enforcement is minimal and companies get away with murder! The Vioxx story is a classic example where deliberate action knowingly led to 50,000 deaths and not one person was criminally prosecuted. In fact, the company denied any wrongdoing at all...

Obama/McCain Health Care Positions, Jan-2009

submitted by: admin on 06/15/2024
McCain is supporting big business and Obama is supporting health care for everyone through a single payer system. Today's system is not economically sustainable and is not preventive or based on self-care.

Preventive Medicine Saves Money but Early Detection May Not

submitted by: admin on 10/14/2013
  Seventy five percent of health care spending is for preventable chronic diseases. If you can prevent these diseases from occurring, it stands to reason that it will cost far less to deal with them. However, there is massive confusion about what preventive medicine is. What it is not is early detection. Preventive medicine requires living a healthy...

US Health Care is Seriously Lacking

submitted by: admin on 10/17/2013
  US health care performance is much worse than most countries; we're ranked by the WHO number 37 in the world in overall quality of health care. We spend nearly twice of any other country and yet our effectiveness is a disaster. When business trumps service, this is what happens. Universal health care is good for health care but not good for business...

When is Telemedicine a Good Idea?

submitted by: admin on 06/16/2014
Telemedicine through website doctor services has become much more available over the past decade. There are about 30 million US users of these services and about 30% of MDs are now participating in electronic communication with their patients. The demand is rapidly growing. Ease of access, convenience and lower cost are all factors driving this kind of service.  The...

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