A group of researchers at Harvard Medical School has found that medical industry payments to physicians in Massachusetts are associated with higher rates of prescribing brand-name drugs that treat high cholesterol.The study’s finding, published today in JAMA Internal Medicine, is in line with a ProPublica analysis and story from March, which showed that physicians who receive industry money tend to prescribe higher rates of brand-name drugs — and thus, lower rates of similarly effective, more affordable generic drugs — when compared to peers.
Establishment science shills have been quite busy lately in their attempts to suppress free speech in America – the latest example involving the newly released documentary film Climate Hustle, which is receiving the same sort of bashing by mainstream science cheerleaders as the movie VAXXED provoked.
It makes us wonder, with all the wars being fought around the globe, is it possible that a much higher percentage of world leaders have a smaller-than-average penis size versus the general male population?
The fact that opioid painkillers have addictive properties is not a secret. But the LA Times investigation revealed something that wasn’t widely known, and is perhaps more disturbing: the maker of one of the most popular opioid painkillers pushed doctors to adhere to a dosing schedule that, as it turns out, makes it more likely for patients to become addicts.
Although much attention has been focused on the threat posed to the U.S. West Coast by radioactivity from the 2011 Fukushima disaster, an even greater threat has gone largely ignored, warns nuclear historian Robert Jacobs of the Hiroshima Peace Institute.
Nearly a third of antibiotics prescribed in doctors' offices, emergency rooms and hospital-based clinics in the United States are not needed, according to the most in-depth study yet to examine the use and misuse of these life-saving drugs.
President of the Portuguese Medical Association, José Manuel Silva, is calling for a worldwide ban on Big Ag’s most used herbicide, glyphosate. With so many health concerns surrounding the chemical, its days are surely numbered.