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The Nature Of The Pharmaceutical Industry

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One of Ralph Nader's goals when he ran for president, was to stop corporate welfare. He figured if Congress was so thoughtful to cut welfare to mothers and children (less than 3% of the federal budget), then perhaps it was time to eliminate corporate welfare (greater than 17% of the federal budget).

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One Nation Under Drugs: Big Pharma Is Sabotaging Your Health And The Earth's

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As a medicinal chemist, I tried to ignore my suspicion that an insidious and deliberate conspiracy to get each and every American hooked on drugs, while at the same time bankrupting them, existed between Big Pharma and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

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The Sickening Conspiracy That Is The Fashion Industry

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Really, it beggars belief, doesn't it? Reading the press release issued by the British Fashion Council yesterday was like looking at the price tag on a pair of Prada shoes. You think: "No, surely not, that can't be right -that is absolutely bonkers!"

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The Truth About The Drug Companies: Exposing A Major Health Cover-Up

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"The combined profits for the ten drug companies in the Fortune 500 ($35.9 billion) were more than the profits for all the other 490 businesses put together ($33.7 billion) [in 2002]. Over the past two decades the pharmaceutical industry has moved very far from its original high purpose of discovering and producing useful new drugs. Now primarily a marketing machine to sell drugs of dubious benefit, this industry uses its wealth and power to co-opt every institution that might stand in its way, including the US Congress, the FDA, academic medical centers, and the medical profession itself."

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Orthorexia Vs Chocolate Milk:  Will The Real Eating Disorder Please Stand Up

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Have you heard of an eating disorder called orthorexia? Translated literally, it means “correct appetite” or “correct eating,” and it’s when people obsess over the “right” foods to the point that it controls their lives and wrecks their health. Orthorexia isn’t new, nor is it recognized as an official disorder. But it’s gotten a lot of press in recent years, including lately, with this widely circulated article.

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The Evils Of Big Pharma Exposed

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What’s wrong with America is what’s wrong with Big Pharma. And what’s wrong with Big Pharma is what’s wrong with America. This circular reality is aimed to be thoroughly covered in this presentation. This is the story of how Big Pharma seeks enormous profits over the health and well-being of the humans it serves, and how drug companies invasively corrupted the way that the healthcare industry delivers its vital services.

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Binge Eating Disorder: Real Or Disease Mongering?

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A drug company recently received FDA approval to peddle its speed-like pill for “binge eating disorder” (the very same pill that is already widely overused for ADHD). And it is sparing no expense pushing the drug — a former world tennis champ is the shill and commercials are everywhere.

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