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

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

The United States is the most medicated country in the world, with 70 percent of Americans using at least one prescription drug daily. The U.S. also has the highest rates of obesity, heart disease, childhood illness, and autoimmune disease, yet it often touts its health care and medical research as the best in the world.1 The […]

Medical Journals are Funded by the Pharmaceutical Industry

Medical Journals are Funded by the Pharmaceutical Industry

The medical community has long used scientific research to guide individual care, industry protocols, and what is known within the medical community as best practice or standard of care. With differing opinions about best treatment options, the final say often comes down to what clinical research shows—with documentation in peer-reviewed medical journals being the gold […]