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Free Prescription Drugs—in Drinking Water!

Monday, 24 November 2014, 2:14 pm | Martha Rosenberg

You don't have to see a doctor to imbibe a witch's brew of prescriptions pain pills, antibiotics and psychiatric, cholesterol, asthma, epilepsy and heart drugs in your drinking water. They are found in many public drinking water systems says the Associated ... More >>

New Film Cowspiracy Assails Worldwide Cattle Industry

Tuesday, 4 November 2014, 10:21 am | Martha Rosenberg

It is often joked that even paranoids have real enemies and a case in point is the alarming new documentary Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret. It may be paranoid to suggest that environmental groups ignore the leading cause of deforestation, methane ... More >>

Communities Brace for More Bodies in Serial Sex Slayings

Wednesday, 22 October 2014, 3:50 pm | Martha Rosenberg

At least seven women's bodies have been found in Indiana since Friday in what appear to be serial, sex-related murders of women in high-risk lifestyles. Hammond police are holding Darren Vann, a convicted sex offender, in connection with the murders ... More >>

Are You Using this Controversial Baldness Treatment

Monday, 22 September 2014, 10:13 am | Martha Rosenberg

No one should have to choose between their hairline and their health. But increasingly, men who use finasteride, commonly known as Propecia, to treat their male pattern baldness are making that choice, often unwittingly. In the 17 years since Propecia ... More >>

Elanco is Becoming the Monsanto of the Animal Drug Industry

Tuesday, 26 August 2014, 5:04 pm | Martha Rosenberg

Elanco is Becoming the Monsanto of the Animal Drug Industry By Martha Rosenberg 26 August 2014 More >>

Elanco is Becoming the Monsanto of the Animal Drug Industry

Tuesday, 26 August 2014, 5:04 pm | Martha Rosenberg

Elanco is Becoming the Monsanto of the Animal Drug Industry By Martha Rosenberg 26 August 2014 More >>

Michael Arria, author of "Medium Blue:the Politics of MSNBC"

Monday, 26 May 2014, 1:38 pm | Martha Rosenberg

Martha Rosenberg: Your recent book takes MSNBC to task for many reporting and moral failures. One of the book's most scathing chapters is its analysis of MSNBC's coverage of Chelsea Manning and Edward Snowden. More >>

Big Pharma Profits From Addiction

Thursday, 8 May 2014, 2:56 pm | Martha Rosenberg

Imagine a treatment for drug addiction and alcoholism that uses no drugs, requires no trained personnel, resources or insurance and makes no money for anyone. This "people's program" is the anonymous twelve-step programs which have quietly saved ... More >>

Military Suicides Persist Including in Those Never Deployed

Wednesday, 23 April 2014, 5:34 pm | Martha Rosenberg

It took academic, government and military researchers five years to say they don't really know what is causing military suicides--but whatever it is, it isn't the psychoactive drugs they are prescribing and pushing. More >>

A Cross-cultural Look at Depression and a Path to Recovery

Thursday, 3 April 2014, 3:25 pm | Martha Rosenberg

The just published memoir, Shadows in the Sun, is a first-of-its-kind, cross-cultural lens to mental illness through the inspiring story of the author's thirty-year battle with depression. More >>

Poultry Burning to Death? It's OK Says Big Agriculture

Wednesday, 19 February 2014, 11:18 am | Martha Rosenberg

There is a reason hospital burn units have the highest turnover of nurses. There is a reason the 1911 Triangle Shirtwaist fire in New York City and the 2012 Tazreen Fashions fire in Bangladesh live on in the world's consciousness. There is a reason ... More >>

A Year after Grade School Massacre No New Federal Laws in US

Wednesday, 11 December 2013, 5:24 pm | Martha Rosenberg

The US gun lobby loves the short memory of the American public and the news media. Who remembers that Aaron Alexis killed 12 at Washington's Navy Yard just three months ago, legally buying a shotgun two days before the rampage? More >>

Ghoulish, US Live Animal Charity Has Poor Track Record

Monday, 4 November 2013, 10:20 am | Martha Rosenberg

Just in time for Halloween, Heifer International's new catalogue hit the US mail. Heifer International is a Little Rock-based Christian charity that "ends hunger and poverty" through sending live animals to poor people overseas. More >>

Bad Month for US Chicken

Thursday, 24 October 2013, 5:03 pm | Martha Rosenberg

Could there be anything worse for the US chicken industry than this month's outbreak of an antibiotic-resistant strain of salmonella that hospitalized 42 percent of everyone who got it--almost 300 in 18 states-? Yes. More >>

After Massacres, US Gun Debate Moves into the Marketplace

Thursday, 19 September 2013, 1:04 pm | Martha Rosenberg

There are few things more extreme than US gun rights advocates. Because gun rights is a 100 percent issue for advocates, driving to state capitals, heckling town meetings and pelting lawmakers with gun paranoia “patriotism” is their fulltime job. More >>

Gun Extremists--Dick Cheney Style Thrill Killing

Thursday, 29 August 2013, 3:51 pm | Martha Rosenberg

It takes a real man to shoot trapped and caged animals for the pure fun of killing. Real men like former NRA Executive Director John Sigler who was photographed participating in a canned pigeon hunt at the Philadelphia Gun Club in Bensalem, PA in 2012. More >>

Is Your Food Artificially Dyed?

Monday, 8 July 2013, 11:17 am | Martha Rosenberg

Many people know--or suspect--that farmed salmon is not naturally pink. They are right. Farmed salmon are dyed with the chemicals astaxanthin and canthaxanthin to produce an appealing, though unnatural, pink. In the wild, it is the crustaceans ... More >>

A Little Arsenic Never Hurt Anyone, Says US Chicken Industry

Tuesday, 11 June 2013, 11:41 am | Martha Rosenberg

A study in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives found detectable levels of arsenic in chicken from grocery stores in 10 American cities, including in organic chickens. If the drug were fed to all chickens, over 100 US deaths would result from ... More >>

Asthma drug Singulair linked to suicidality

Monday, 6 May 2013, 12:58 pm | Martha Rosenberg

World sales of Merck's blockbuster asthma drug, Singulair, were about $5 billion a year until last year when its patent expired in the United States. But the drug also has a darkening cloud over it. More >>

Can Red Meat Be Saved as a Healthful Menu Item?

Monday, 15 April 2013, 12:29 pm | Martha Rosenberg

If red meat had a publicity agent, he or she would be fired by now. Publicity agents are supposed to plant positive news about their client and kill any negative publicity. But ever since James Garner, the face of the “Real Food for Real People” beef ... More >>

 

 

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