Thursday, September 21, 2023


“You may choose to look the other way, but you can never say again that you did not know.”

— William Wilberforce

Big Pharma’s Influence on U.S. Medical Schools is Significant

by Carolyn Hendler, JD
medical school students
An informal survey of medical schools conducted in 2005 by National Public Radio (NPR) showed that a number of universities and academic ...

AAP Says Obese Children Should Be Treated “Aggressively” With Drugs and Surgery

by Natasha Hobley
overweight boy
New guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) state that obese children should be evaluated and treated “early and aggressively” with ...

Gallup Poll: More Americans Dissatisfied With Quality of Health Care

by Rishma Parpia
medical care
A recently released Gallup poll revealed that, for the first time in 20 years, less than half of all Americans are very ...

Study Finds 25 Percent of Hospitalizations Result in Health Care Related Injuries

by Rishma Parpia
walking down hospital hallway
A new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine found that hospital related adverse events were identified in nearly one ...

Big Pharma’s Influence in Shaping the U.S. Medical Model

by Natasha Hobley
Big Pharma's answer to every illness
The United States is the most medicated country in the world, with 70 percent of Americans using at least one prescription drug ...

U.S. Keeps COVID Vaccine Mandate for Non-Citizens Entering Country by Air

by Rishma Parpia
woman pulling her luggage
On Jan. 4, 2023, the U.S. Transportation and Security Administration (TSA) extended its COVID-19 vaccine mandate for non-citizens and non-immigrants traveling to ...

U.S. Facing Severe Shortage of Infectious Disease Physicians

by Rishma Parpia
doctor looking into microscope
In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been a focus on the shortage of doctors opting to specialize in infectious disease ...

Millions Harmed by Medical Misdiagnosis in U.S. Hospital Emergency Rooms

by Marco Cáceres
medical misdiagnosis
A new study published by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) on Dec ...

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