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U.S. government and Big Pharma continue to commit crimes against humanity

This pattern extends to the modern day, of course. Remember the Gulf War veterans who were diagnosed with Gulf War Syndrome shortly after returning from serving in Iraq?

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Government Conspiracy

America’s Bitter Pill Money, Politics, Backroom Deals, and the Fight to Fix Our Broken Healthcare System

Obamacare and Politics 101 should be the ‘sub-subtitle’ of this book, because what an eye-opener of a read it is on these topics.

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Health Care

Drugs and Medical Science Never Change, Right?

Wrong!

Or, well, knowledge about them changes, at the very least. In many, many cases, drugs are refined or recombined in new versions over time, which allows for safer and more effective medications. 498 more words

Whoops! Evidence based folly!

The recent condemnation of the medical literature by the Editor-in-Chief of the prestigious Lancet medical journal was stated earlier by the Editor of The New England Journal of Medicine. 494 more words

Pain

Patents over People

At a press conference in New York City yesterday, a group known as the Initiative for Medicines, Access and Knowledge (I-MAK) announced that it was filing legal challenges in Argentina, Brazil, China, Russia and the Ukraine to invalidate patents on the hepatitis drug Sovaldi. 954 more words

How media should cover pandemics?

Renowned journalist Simon Jenkins argues that “we have lost control of the language of proportion” in responding to Ebola and other pandemics. Similarly, other journalists have severely criticised the media’s coverage of Ebola. 238 more words

Ailments in modern treatment methods

So I came across this interesting bit of information on a social network a few days back. Apparently, when Colgate came to India in the year 1917, they saw Indians brushing their teeth with charcoal and salt. 989 more words

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