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Past articles by Martha:

Questions About Bone Drugs Persist Despite Media Hype

Views expressed in this article are the opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of The Epoch Times. → Read More

Sinking Milk Sales Have Created a Cheese Surplus

Millions of Americans have replaced dairy milk with soy, rice, oat, coconut, pea, almond, cashew, hemp, flax, hazelnut and quinoa milks. Non-dairy milks generated $1.4 billion in U.S. sales last year, up 54 percent since 2012. What explains their popularity? Non-dairy milks contain no cholesterol and less fat and calories than dairy milk nor do they represent environmental destruction and… → Read More

Eggs Good For Your Heart? Not Likely!

Views expressed in this article are the opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of The Epoch Times. → Read More

Psychiatric Drugs for Kids–– A Big (and Dangerous) Pharma Marketing Push

How did the once modest medical specialty of child psychiatry become the aggressive "pediatric psychopharmacology" we see today? Millions of children who were once just considered too active are now diagnosed with ADHD, conduct disorders, oppositional defiant disorder, mixed manias, obsessive-compulsive disorders, pervasive development disorders, irritability, aggression and personality… → Read More

Don’t Believe These Common Health Myths

Views expressed in this article are the opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of The Epoch Times. → Read More

Inside the Medical Device Racket

Millions of Americans have under-regulated and overhyped devices in their bodies. Imagine a TV ad for a hip replacement device. Over scenes of the puppies and sunsets, a voiceover warns, "Hip replacements may cause tissue death, the destruction of muscles, bones and ligaments, nerve damage, mental changes, thyroid disorder, vision and hearing problems and heart failure." Such ads may soon be… → Read More

How Big Pharma Infiltrated the Boston Museum of Science

Pharma pushes its questionable psychiatric drugs on cash-hungry museums. Do you overeat? Did your boyfriend just break up with you? Does no one return your emails? Do you fall asleep at night and wake up in the morning? If so, you may be suffering from mental illness! Mental illness is a highly stigmatized, life-long condition, which millions do not even realize they have and only a… → Read More

Get Ready to Eat Chickens Cooked in China

Many Chinese imports are already rejected because they contain pesticides, bacteria and other filth. China has sold rat meat billed as lamb, gutter oil billed as cooking oil, and baby formula contaminated with melamine. In the U.S., pet food madae in China killed many dogs and cats in 2007. Yet this spring, the U.S. agreed to import cooked chickens from China. Why? Because China agreed to… → Read More

Why Should Taxpayers Pay for the Opioid Crisis When Pharma Caused It?

Trump has announced a national public health emergency over opioids for a scourge created by Pharma. As everyone today knows, opioid narcotics like fentanyl, hydrocodone, hydromorphone, morphine and oxycodone have created a toxic epidemic in the United States with at least 100 daily overdose deaths. This happened because Pharma paid off doctors, medical associations and federal lawmakers to… → Read More

No, You Probably Don't Have Adult ADHD (Sorry Pharma)

Adult ADHD is likely another marginal "disease" trumped up by Pharma. Adult ADHD has been a goldmine for Big Pharma."Estimated to be twice the size of the pediatric ADHD population, the highly prevalent, yet largely untapped, adult ADHD population continues to represent an attractive niche to target," wrote the market research agency Datamonitor, in 2008. → Read More

Don't Worry About New Alabama Mad Cow, Says CDC, but Facts Suggest Otherwise

Government agencies protect big agriculture at the expense of our health. Don't worry, eat your hamburger. That's what the CDC is saying as another "mad cow" was found in Alabama in July. The cow suffered from an "atypical" version of Mad Cow (BSE), says the CDC, which occurs spontaneously and cannot harm humans. → Read More

Antibiotics Are Not the Only Drugs Used in U.S. Meat

Arsenic is given to turkeys, hogs, and chickens for enhanced color. → Read More

The Kings of 'Rotten Eggs' Are Going to Jail

Jack and Peter DeCoster, the former heads of Quality Egg Co., were finally punished for their role in a Salmonella outbreak. A couple of rotten eggs finally got their due. Well, sort of.On June 27, 2016, Jack and Peter DeCoster, former owners of a Quality Egg Co. (not kidding), were ordered to begin serving time in jail. → Read More

Why Eating Meat in America Is Like Going on a Trip to the Drug Store

Most of the meat Americans eat is banned in other industrialized countries. Recently, Organic Consumers Association, along with Friends of the Earth and Center for Food Safety filed suit against chicken giant Sanderson Farms for falsely marketing its products as “100% Natural” even though it contains many unnatural and even prohibited substances. → Read More

Why Isn’t Big Pharma Paying for the Harm It Caused Like Big Tobacco?

They got their claws in the opioid crisis and are milking it for all it's worth. Late last year, the Senate approved $1 billion of taxpayer money for “opioid prevention and treatment programs” as part of the 21st Century Cures Act. → Read More

US Beef Exports to China Will Resume If the US Will Import China's Chickens

China has a poor food safety track record that includes rat meat sold as lamb, gutter oil sold as cooking oil, baby formula contaminated with melamine and frequent bird flu epidemics.... → Read More

Has Western Medicine Completely Botched Painkillers?

Doctors don't always know best, and you could pay the ultimate price. No one living today would want to live in the days before antibiotics, anesthesia and antisepsis were discovered. In those days, patients could and did die from treatments like blood-letting (bleeding the patient), use of leeches and electric eels. Some attribute the death of the first president of the United States, George… → Read More

How Big Pharma's Profit Machine Has Evolved

Thanks to drug safety scandals and new methods of marketing, the bloom had fallen off the Pharma reps’ roses. More than a decade ago, the job of pharmaceutical rep was enviable. Direct-to-consumer advertising pre-sold many drugs so doctors already knew about them. Medical offices welcomed the reps who were usually physically attractive and brought lunch. In fact, reps sometimes had their own… → Read More

Proof That the Pharma Business Model Actually Wants People Sick

Pharma-funded "patient" groups keep drug prices astronomical. It happens with regularity during citizen open-mike sessions at FDA drug advisory committee hearings. A queue of “patients” materializes out of nowhere to testify, often in tears, about the crucial need for a new drug or new use approval. Some are flown in by Pharma. It can’t be a generic drug, the “patients” cry, because… → Read More

There's More to the Bacon Shortage Than What's Been Reported

By 2014, a virus had killed 7 million piglets in their first days of life. → Read More