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Martha Rosenberg is an award-winning investigative public health reporter who covers the food, drug and gun industries. Her first book, Born With A Junk Food Deficiency: How Flaks, Quacks and Hacks Pimp The Public Health, is distributed by Random House. Rosenberg has appeared on CSPAN and NPR and lectured at medical schools and at the Mid-Manhattan Public Library.


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Tuesday, April 2, 2024 (1 comments) SHARE More Sharing Could This Be the New Covid? Crowded and unsanitary animal venues whether U.S. factory farms or overseas wet markets are the source of zoonotic pandemics which people only seem to notice when humans start dying.
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Sunday, March 10, 2024 SHARE More Sharing The Fonz Is Pimping For Big Pharma People of a certain age will remember the sitcom Happy Days and its leather jacket-clad mascot, "the Fonz." Aloof and ever-cynical, the Fonz epitomized late 1970's cool. But flash forward to today and the Fonz (who was played by the actor Henry Winkler) is now an uber earnest drug pitchman, pimping for Big Pharma.
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Friday, December 15, 2023 SHARE More Sharing Is Your Audio Crawling with Drug Ads? It's Not Your Imagination! For advertisers, the move from TV to audio brings "better targeting, personalization, and measurement" No kidding. Listen to audio today and you'll think you have somehow tuned into the "Pharma channel."
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Friday, December 8, 2023 SHARE More Sharing Expensive New Drugs Prices Harm Us All Drug makers are pricing new drugs at extortion costs and "buying" fast approvals. Congress should do something as Pharma beomes another arm of the government.
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Tuesday, November 28, 2023 (2 comments) SHARE More Sharing Be Scared Be Really Scared Says Drugmaker Pfizer To Sell Diseases Not only is Pharma using a child actor to sell its drug, the many doctors with whom I work say RSV almost never occurs in adults--it is a mostly a risk that young children get! According to the CDC, RSV "causes mild, cold-like symptoms [and] Most people recover in a week or two."
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Saturday, November 18, 2023 (6 comments) SHARE More Sharing Psychiatrist Speaks Out Against the "Corrupting Influence of Big Pharma" If you are sick of hearing about "how we are in a Democracy (your vote counts) based on Capitalism (true competition is good for business)," when we are actually in "a Corpocracy meaning the corporations have more power than you do and they chum up to one another to make sure all of their collective interests are being pursued while pretending to compete," you will like Pimps, Whores, and Chiggers: Musings from the Drug Safety
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Monday, October 30, 2023 (2 comments) SHARE More Sharing Pink Slime is Still in Meat Supply--Unlabeled In my new book Click I discuss the opioid scandals newer drugs with 5 and 6 figure price tags the move toward, danger and reasons for faster drug approvals and the return of pink slime in the food supply
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Tuesday, August 15, 2023 (1 comments) SHARE More Sharing How Fraud at the Border Hurts the Needy. Interview with Border Reporter Todd Bensman Almost everyone wants to help downtrodden and poor people seeking a better life. But according to Todd Bensman a Fellow at the Center for Immigration Studies and longtime reporter, the public is seriously misled about current immigration at the U.S. southern border. Right after his July testimony at a joint hearing of the Homeland Security Subcommittee on Border Security and Enforcement and the Subcommittee on Counterterrorism
Thursday, August 3, 2023 SHARE More Sharing Don't Fall For This Sleazy and Deceptive Marketing It's no secret that milk sales have fallen for decades. A wealth of nondairy milks are now available without dairy milk's cholesterol, calories, antibiotics and even pus - and its astounding cruelty to calves, cows and workers. Dairy operations are also such polluters they are called "environmental crack houses."
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Monday, July 24, 2023 (2 comments) SHARE More Sharing Your Dry Cough May Be "ILD" Mongers New Drugmaker Campaign Do you have shortness of breath or a dry, hacking cough? The drugmaker Boehringer Ingelheim hopes so--that's why it has launched a new "awareness" campaign to sell the disease of interstitial lung disease to people who might think they are fine. (See: "Have Drug; Need Patients!")
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Saturday, July 1, 2023 (1 comments) SHARE More Sharing Surgery Causes Patient Permament, Life-Destroying Pain What if your primary care physician sent you to a sinus specialist for endoscopic surgery to widen your sinus passages for better drainage? But while you were under sedation the surgeon performed a "septoplasty"--a straightening of the septum"--without your consent which had the effect of permanently cutting off your right nostril's air airflow? This and more happened to Michael Frederick, 35, a middle school science teacher.
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Sunday, May 28, 2023 (8 comments) SHARE More Sharing Why Do Men Do These Things? Looking at men's "character defects" that make them charming but and frustrating
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Saturday, May 6, 2023 (1 comments) SHARE More Sharing Do Gory Animal Photos Change Your Eating Habits? If You Are Like Most People, Probably Not No one wants to be called bad for eating what they eat""especially at mealtime and as long as there is more than one channel on peoples' devices, they will tune horrifying animal images out and keep eating what they are eating. Unless, hopefully, just as tasty food is available that is not cruel such as slaughter-free, "lab" meat which also mitigates the environmental toll of factory farms and grazing.
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Sunday, April 30, 2023 (3 comments) SHARE More Sharing Cartoon: Birds Discuss Bird Flu Millions of birds suffocated so the price of eggs can come down
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Friday, April 28, 2023 SHARE More Sharing Belafonte's Early Songs Were Audacious and Sexual Belafonte's early songs were daring for a Black man in the 1950's.
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Friday, April 21, 2023 (1 comments) SHARE More Sharing Are You Woke? Then Why Are You Still Eating Meat? Veganism requires a mindful discipline three times a day as opposed to yelling "racist" or "transphobe" to a micro-agressor. In fact, in the entire history of Woke politics has anyone yelled "speciesist" when someone insouciantly tucks into their Thai Chicken?
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Saturday, April 1, 2023 SHARE More Sharing Menopause Mongering Returns, Big Time Drug makers are reviving the "disease" of menopause to sell drugs. They are banking, correctly, on the public's shot memory of the 60 year lethal scourge against women known as hormone replacement therapy
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Monday, March 13, 2023 (1 comments) SHARE More Sharing Can Americans Trust the CDC? Few are aware of the existence of the CDC Foundation, a separate, nonprofit organization, established by Congress in 1992 to seek private-sector donations and public-private partnerships. To those concerned about conflicts of interest, "public-private partnerships," which mix taxpayer funds with industry's, are likely the biggest red flags.
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Friday, March 10, 2023 (2 comments) SHARE More Sharing Pfizer Pfeeds Covid-19 Pfears Before its COVID-19 "good guy" makeover, Pfizer was linked to some of the most notoriously unsafe drugs that have come down the pipeline. It bought Warner-Lambert in 2000 knowing the company's marketing practices were under criminal investigation and its Rezulin had been withdrawn. Then Pfizer bought the hormone maker Wyeth knowing it carried the baggage of the diet drug Fen-Phen's heart valve suits and cance
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Friday, March 3, 2023 (3 comments) SHARE More Sharing How Consumer Drug Ads Gaslight Us Direct-to-consumer (DTC) drug ads have been accused of giving dual and confusing messages and even being "bipolar." Even as viewers see rainbows, sunsets, puppies and smiling grandparents, the audio cautions that the advertised drug may cause allergic reactions, severe infections, brain bleeds, seizures and more including death. Will the drugs make us better or kill us? Do you have the sound on or off?

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