Articles by Martha Rosenberg

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Psychiatric Drugs for Kids—A Big Pharma Revenue Stream
Martha Rosenberg | Intrepid Report – TRANSCEND Media Service, 20 Jun 2018

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 disorders and given drugs. Children who were once considered shy or moody are now diagnosed with depression, bipolar disorder, mood disorders, social phobia, anxiety, borderline disorders, assorted “spectrum” disorders and even schizophrenia.

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Big Pharma Wants People on Antidepressants for Years and It’s Working
Martha Rosenberg | Intrepid Report – TRANSCEND Media Service, 7 May 2018

30 Apr 2018 – Antidepressants were once considered a short-term therapy to help people get over a troubled time. All that changed with the debut of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor antidepressants, drug ads on TV, and the promotion of the “chemical imbalance” theory of depression.

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New Lows Reached with Drug Ads
Martha Rosenberg | Intrepid Report – TRANSCEND Media Service, 9 Apr 2018

26 Mar 2018 – .” Creon, AbbVie’s drug to treat the hitherto unknown disease of EPI is priced at over $500 a prescription. Selling obscure diseases to sell obscenely priced drugs is unethical for two reasons. It doesn’t just raise everyone’s health care costs and raise their taxes through government programs. It makes a mockery of the entire health care system by aggressively seeking people who are not sick to “treat” while ignoring millions who really are sick but for whom there is no profit in treating.

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How Big Pharma Infiltrated the Boston Museum of Science
Martha Rosenberg – Intrepid Report, 29 Jan 2018

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, that millions do not even realize they have and only a pharmaceutical drug can fix says Pharma and its operatives.

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How Pharma Uses the Charge of ‘Stigma’ to Sell Psychiatric Drugs
Martha Rosenberg | Intrepid Report – TRANSCEND Media Service, 1 Jan 2018

28 Dec 2017 – 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, says Pharma, that millions do not even realize they have and only a pharmaceutical drug can fix.

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How Patients Who “Kill the Messenger” Are Pharma’s Best Salespeople
Martha Rosenberg - Intrepid Report, 25 Dec 2017

20 Dec 2017 – “Prince was not addicted to pain medication. Prince had a medical condition—chronic pain–which is criminally under-treated. . . . Physical dependence is not addiction.” So reads one of many articles that defend opioids and blame their restrictions for the nation’s opioid crisis. Right.

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Funding Big Pharma to Help with Millions of Addicts They Created
Martha Rosenberg - AlterNet, 27 Nov 2017

22 Nov 2017 – After decades of expanding opioid use by minimizing the dangers of addiction, Big Pharma will now receive the reward of taxpayer money to undo what it did and reverse the opioid epidemic. Imagine the government giving Big Tobacco our tax dollars to reverse the damage it did pushing cigarettes and you see how obscene this is.

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Texas Shooting Shows Once again That Animal Cruelty and Human Cruelty Are Strongly Linked
Martha Rosenberg - CounterPunch, 20 Nov 2017

15 Nov 2017 – What do Ted Bundy, John Wayne Gacy, Jeffrey Dahmer, Devin Kelley the Texas church killer and a host of other killers have in common? They tortured animals and delighted in the pain they inflicted. Why the Texas shooting shows that animal cruelty and human cruelty are linked.

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They Aren’t All Safe: Pharma Is Willing to Look “Unscientific” to Sell Vaccines
Martha Rosenberg - CounterPunch, 30 Jan 2017

26 Jan 2017 – Why do progressive news sites that expose government and corporate disinformation in other areas accept disinformation when it comes to vaccines–actually calling activists “unscientific”? Like all drugs aggressively marketed these days, patients and parents need to do their own research and weigh benefits and risks—never forgetting Pharma’s spotty safety record.

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Bayer and Monsanto: A Marriage Made in Hell
Martha Rosenberg and Ronnie Cummins | Organic Consumers Association – TRANSCEND Media Service, 30 May 2016

24 May 2016 – If Monsanto, the most hated GMO company in the world, joins hands with Bayer, one of the most hated Big Pharma corporations on Earth (whose evil deeds date back to World War I and the Nazi era), the newly formed seed-pesticide-drug behemoth would have combined annual sales of $67 billion.

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Major Pharma Scandal: Whistleblowers Claim Popular Asthma Drug Was Marketed Illegally
Martha Rosenberg - AlterNet, 14 Mar 2016

Novartis, Genentech and Roche “determined as early as 2003 that they would never succeed in transforming Xolair into a blockbuster or near-blockbuster drug unless they broke the law.” And that is exactly what they have knowingly done.

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Big Pharma’s Profiteers: You Want Us to Pay What for These Meds?
Martha Rosenberg - CounterPunch, 3 Aug 2015

Drug makers are even not above scaring the populace if it sells drugs for rare diseases. Your back pain may not be from working out at all but from a disease called ankylosing spondylitis, says AbbVie, a condition that can be treated with its biologic drug Humira for as much as $20,000 a year. (Injectable “biologic” drugs are a new drug industry push because they are so expensive and less susceptible to generic competition than pills.)

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(Português) Medo: matéria-prima da indústria farmacêutica
Martha Rosenberg – Outras Palavras, 16 Mar 2015

Como os laboratórios globais manipulam insegurança e desemparo quotidianos para multiplicar vendas — desrespeitando, se necessário, a saúde dos pacientes.

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6 Crimes against Nature Perpetrated by the Food Industry
Martha Rosenberg, EcoWatch – TRANSCEND Media Service, 30 Dec 2013

Treating animals like heads of lettuce—“forget it’s an animal” says one farming magazine—has created institutionalized ruthlessness toward animals, workers and the environment, harming humans who eat the products thanks to meat-related obesity, diabetes, heart disease and cancer, and greedy, short-sighted land-use policies.

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(Português) Quem Resgatará a Indústria Farmacêutica?
Martha Rosenberg - TRANSCEND Media Service, 6 May 2013

Pode ser você: vêm aí testosterona spray, ritalina plus, patologização da insônia, “controle de distúrbuios imunológicos” e outras promessas fármaco-publicitárias…

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The Scary Danger of Meat (Even For Those Who Don’t Eat It)
Martha Rosenberg - AlterNet, 6 Feb 2012

Antibiotics are routinely given to livestock on factory farms to make them gain weight with less feed and keep them from getting sick in confinement conditions. But the daily dosing, at the same time it lowers feed needs, lowers drug effectiveness and produces antibiotic resistant bacteria or super bugs that can be deadly to people.

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8 Reasons You Should Stay the Hell Away From Eggs
Martha Rosenberg - AlterNet, 30 Aug 2010

It was enough to make the nation put down their Egg McMuffins. Almost a billion “government-inspected” eggs were recalled because they might harbor salmonella, a bacterium that causes bloody and mucoid diarrhea, fever and vomiting. FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg warned people that if they ate their eggs runny and over-easy, something else could become runny and over-easy — not to mention sunny-side-up.

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THE “WILD MAN” OF ANIMAL PROTECTION, STEVE HINDI
Martha Rosenberg – Dissident Voice, 21 Mar 2010

Martha Rosenberg: Here in Chicago, you are known as the “Wild Man” who staged alternative whale shows with inflatable orcas outside the Shedd Aquarium in the 1990s and who went to jail for disrupting a bird shoot with a powered paraglider. Now, both issues are back in the news. Steve Hindi: At the time we […]

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IF YOU LIKED BOVINE GROWTH HORMONE, YOU’LL LOVE BETA AGONISTS
Martha Rosenberg – Dissident Voice, 26 Feb 2010

While researchers and scientists investigate the cause of our diabetes, obesity, asthma and ADHD epidemics, they should ask why the FDA approved a livestock drug banned in 160 nations and responsible for hyperactivity, muscle breakdown and 10 percent mortality in pigs, according to angry farmers who phoned the manufacturer. The beta agonist ractopamine, a repartitioning […]

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GOVERNOR PATERSON, SHUT THIS DAIRY DOWN
Martha Rosenberg – Dissident Voice, 29 Jan 2010

“When searching for new employees at Willet Dairy, we look for skilled people who know how to handle animals and their illnesses, chief operating officer Lyn Odel told Farm Credit of Maine in 2006. But one look at undercover video shot at New York state’s largest dairy in Locke, released this week, makes his remark […]

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“PIG HELL” AT WAL-MART AND COSTCO SUPPLIER CAPTURED ON VIDEO
Martha Rosenberg - Mercy for Animals (MFA), 18 Nov 2009

“When he bolted her the first time, she didn’t die. She just stood there looking stunned as blood trickled from her forehead. She then got her bearings and tried to turn and run.” “The gas cart was filled to the brim with pigs today, a total of 39, including 9 large pigs that were at […]

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