Category Archives: Greedy Pharmas

Schwanz Not Kaputt

Most of the time I don’t even know what drug the pharmaceutical company is advertising. All I remember are the mind–boggling side effects. A man and his dog leave his beachfront house. The man has a Frisbee. The dog runs … Continue reading

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Interview and Liberties with an Ultra-Top

In August Newsweek ran a piece on the drug industry’s suppression of unfavorable research – meaning outcomes showing that the drugs are ineffective and/or possibly harmful. The drug industry apparently is cherry-picking which of its clinical trials to publish, and … Continue reading

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School for Scandal

As a kid I was terrified of school. I felt ripped away from my happy cozy home and my mother, who was so nice to me, and delivered into the hands of angry yelling teachers with wild hair who bossed … Continue reading

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ATEMMANIA

The other day, I met Dr. Ida Calabash, a scientist/physician, an expert, and an AMA official who recently published a paper in the New England Journal of Medicine in which she described a new medical disorder she has identified. She … Continue reading

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THE MEDICALIZATION OF PERSONHOOD. OR: DON’T WORRY IF YOU’RE HEALTHY. IT’S A TREATABLE CONDITION.

What are these things called feelings? Are they mental disorders, perturbations of the senses, or just plain old human personality in all its changing glory? In these great times, it appears that the pharmaceutical companies are winning their battle to … Continue reading

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