Mass Media and Big Pharma

Interesting Connections:

Out of the nine media corporations studied, six had directors who also represented the interests of at least one pharmaceutical company. In fact, save for CBS, every media corporation had board connections to either an insurance or pharmaceutical company….

Media Pharmaceutical/Insurance Companies

Disney/ABC Procter & Gamble

GE/NBC Chubb, Novartis, Procter & Gamble, Merck


Half Americans have uncontrolled High Blood pressure

If you are one of the 67 million Americans suffering from high blood pressure then you might want to pay attention to your lifestyle, diet, exercise, etc.


A recent report says that 1/2 of those with high blood pressure don’t do anything about it and then goes on to say you can help control […]

Homeopathy, a viable natural therapy

There are millions of people worldwide, including many celebrities, that use and benefit from homeopathic medicine. Many don’t believe that such small amounts of anything could ever work but many swear by them.


These remedies have been around for over a century, having been developed by Dr Samuel Hahnemann in the early 1800’s. It […]

HPV vaccination for boys recommended by CDC; Health experts believe rates will fall if boys and girls receive vaccine

Health authorities on Friday urged all boys age 11-12 to get a routine vaccination against the most common sexually transmitted disease, human papillomavirus, or HPV.

Other changes as part of an annual update to immunization schedules included a recommended hepatitis B vaccine to the protect the livers of adults up to age 60 who have […]

Santorum off base on Health Care

Rick Santorum found himself Wednesday defending a profit-driven health care system to a woman who said her son requires expensive medication to stay alive […]

EU cracks down on Herbs

EU cracks down on herbal remedies […]

Drugs and Violence

When people consider the connections between drugs and violence, what typically comes to mind are illegal drugs like crack cocaine. However, certain medications — most notably, some antidepressants like Prozac — have also been linked to increase risk for violent, even homicidal behavior. […]

Obama Care Repeal?

Confronting President Barack Obama, the new Republican-led House took a first step Friday toward a symbolic vote to repeal his landmark health care overhaul law, which would provide coverage to more than 30 million now uninsured. […]

Food Prices rise worldwide…again

World food prices rose to a record in December on higher sugar, grain and oilseed costs, the United Nations said […]

GMO…Ohio Farmers don’t buy

When it comes to a rapid adoption of transgenic corn hybrids across the Midwest, Ohio growers appear to be bucking the trend and holding more tightly onto their non-GMO hybrids. […]