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Doctors found guilty of getting rich vaccinating our children

By Christina England, BA Hons / April 30, 2010

Christina England 04/30/2010 A staggering 1,992 Indian doctors were found guilty this week of yet again profiting from the pharmaceutical industries. The Medical Council of India have found that doctors have been violating professional ethics, by excepting gifts, hospitality and financial gains. In the article Nearly 2000 doctors named for taking pharma firms’ gifts-Politics […]

Blundering Bureaucrats Forgot Cancel Clause in H1N1 Vaccine Contract

By VT / February 25, 2010

. . . Victoria Fletcher Express 02/24/10 BLUNDERING bureaucrats have spent £200million earmarked for hospital buildings on doses of the swine flu jab that will never be used. Up to 132 million doses of the vaccine were ordered at the height of the panic over the H1N1 virus in 2009. But earlier this month it […]

“Hostile Takeover” of American Medicine

By VT / January 19, 2010

PHARMAGANDA: A STUDY OF CONFLICTING INTEREST by Leonard G. Horowitz and Sherri Kane Introduction In 2002, The Lancet1 declared the practice of medicine “heavily, and damagingly” tainted by conflicting interests. Alarmed by unethical practices in drug sales and science, the editors envisioned the crippling of the profession due to widespread fraud. Examples included the genetic […]