articles tagged: big pharma
world of weird things podcast: big bad pharma
# podcast

world of weird things podcast: big bad pharma

Big Pharma may not do much to endear itself to patients and the general public, but the last thing it wants to do is sit on cures for serious diseases. Here's why.

the scary, science-muzzling link between spam, online drug sales, and big pharma
# tech

the scary, science-muzzling link between spam, online drug sales, and big pharma

Big Pharma really doesn't want you to know if drugs from online pharmacies might be real for an extremely unethical and blatantly obvious reason.

how to blame big pharma for mass murder
# oddities

how to blame big pharma for mass murder

Alt med ghoul Mike Adams has a perfect culprit behind school shootings and as per usual, gets every detail absolutely wrong.

why the medical world apparently hates money
# health

why the medical world apparently hates money

How do we make sense of the alt med claim that Big Pharma is just trying to keep people sick for a profit?

when alt med acts a lot like big pharma
# health

when alt med acts a lot like big pharma

The two rules of alt med business. One, there's no regulation strict enough for Big Pharma. Two, any regulation, no matter how token, is too onerous for snake oil manufacturers.

jake crosby: the boy who cried pharma shill
# health

jake crosby: the boy who cried pharma shill

The self-proclaimed investigative journalist for the anti-vax blog Age of Autism is doing the only thing he knows how to do: play six degrees of Big Pharma.

a free business school lesson for homeopaths
# health

a free business school lesson for homeopaths

Homeopaths appear to be very good at fear-mongering and repeating soothing buzzwords, and very bad at science and creating conspiracies about big business.

how alt med protects its lucrative business
# health

how alt med protects its lucrative business

Alternative medicine makers are happy to bash Big Pharma for poor testing and failed drugs, but not testing their own wares is the key to their profitability.

the fallout from medical luddism
# health

the fallout from medical luddism

Unhinged anti-vaccination activism is starting to amass a body count as children are stating to suffer and die from preventable diseases.

a case of medical luddism
# health

a case of medical luddism

One of the most successful medical programs in history is under attack from fear and ignorance.