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A Fervent Call for Sustainable Health Care

submitted by: admin on 05/08/2015
         " A Return to Healing" Blog:  Fri, 03/12/2010 - 22:23 — BBelitsos A great disappointment has descended upon the majority of Americans. Both the left and the right feel let down by the federal government’s strangely inadequate package of health care reforms that is about to be...

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...

Balancing FDA Power

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
The FDA does not have sufficient funds to police Big Pharma adequately. In fact, a significant amount of FDA funding comes from the drug industry in the form of fast tracked drug programs. Congress is the culprit.          

Bush Medicare Prescription Plan

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
While this is a step forward, the power and corruption of Big Pharma and its impact on Congress are reviewed. The doughnut hole is explained and the protection of Big Pharma profits revealed.        

Conflicts of Interest in Health Care Reform

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
True health care reform will never make it to the table when the insurance industry and Big Pharma continue to pour billions of dollars into stopping Congress from addressing this issue. What we will see is a minimum of insurance reform.      

Congress and Lobbyists in Washington DC

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
Lobbyists from Big Pharma and the insurance industry spent $500 million trying to bribe congress to limit health care reform. It worked. We must understand this a take action to stop the process.          

Congress Cuts Medicare Benefits: Is This the Change We Need?

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
President Barack Obama's campaign for presidency tag like was that he'd bring us "The Change We Need." He promised there would be no cuts in health care and that we would provide health insurance coverage for millions of more Americans. However, now that the US budget is a huge challenge, he's signed legislation that can cut up to 2% per...

Congress to Relax FDA Rules on Drug Conflicts of Interest

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
Congress is considering relaxing FDA rules on drug conflicts of interest. The FDA has taken the position that it is very difficult to recruit highly qualified people onto committees that determine whether or not a drug will be approved by the FDA. They say that 23% of FDA Advisory Panels have vacancies and that people who are the most knowledgeable should be...

Fast Tracking Big Pharma's Drugs

submitted by: admin on 07/17/2024
Certain drugs should be made available as soon as possible. However, generally this approach leads to a conflict of interest between the FDA and Big Pharma that brings drugs to market much easier.

Health Care Cuts are Inevitable

submitted by: admin on 09/23/2013
  The failure of the congressional super committee triggers a 2% across the board cut to Medicare. This is just the beginning of what is likely to happen to Medicare services as Congress attempts to balance the nation's budget.. This, of course, will lead to fewer MDs and hospitals accepting Medicare patients. It will also most likely lead to raising...

Healthcare Reform

submitted by: admin on 09/23/2013
What real health care reform is being discussed? The corruption between Congress and the health care industry is explored and the potential outcome of the proposed bill is discussed. The lack of transparency is discussed.        

Sicko!, Micheal Moore's Landmark Film

submitted by: admin on 07/17/2024
Michael Moore's movie "Sicko!" is a landmark film that reveals the conflicts of interest between Big Pharma, the insurance industry, and congress. The political corruption of many prominent Congress people is revealed. The uncaring and ruthless business nature of the US health care system is opened wide.

The Future of Health Medicine with Byron Belitsos

submitted by: admin on 07/17/2024
We don't have reliable scientific research in health care and we desperately need it. The reason for research today is about creating income, social status, or imporance rather than publishing truth and facts. The bulk of research is funded by big pharma, not NIH. The history of research is corrupt and biased. The collusion between FDA, Congress, big pharma and...

What You Can Do to Allow Your Doctor to Treat Cancer Integratively

submitted by: admin on 10/17/2013
  It is a felony in the State of California for an MD to treat cancer with anything except surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation therapy. Yet, legislation was passed in 2004 making it legal for MDs to use any complementary and alternative therapy (CAM) so long as they do not try to dissuade patients from mainstream therapies and they do no harm. We need...

Who is Thinking for Themselves in Politics?.

submitted by: admin on 07/17/2024
Doing what is right is not the biggest factor in Congress. When every Republican votes one way and every democrat votes the other, thinking is not the major issue. The corruption of Congress in Health Care Reform is discussed.

Why we cannot trust the FDA

submitted by: admin on 01/09/2014
A special editorial written by Donald Wright from Harvard University and published in the Journal of Law, Medicine, and Ethics pointed out that 90% of all new drugs approved by the FDA over the past 30 years are little or no more effective than drugs that are already on the market! They also commented that the safety of new FDA approved drugs is low....

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