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(CHARLOTTE, NC)For nearly ten years, Brian Hooker has been requesting documents that are kept under tight wraps by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). (more…)

    31 Oct – What has happened to us?  Despite the most advanced medical technology in the world, we are sicker than ever by nearly every measure.  Two out of every three of us are overweight.  Cases of diabetes are exploding, especially amongst our younger population.  About half of us are taking at least one prescr (more…)


    Despite her acquittal, Casey Anthony may be the most hated woman in America.  Our skepticism of her story doesn’t stem from the lack of evidence, for there was clearly not enough evidence to convict.  The fact is that children die.  So why are some parents charged criminally, while others are not?  Why do we sympathize with some parents more than we do with others? (more…)


    30 Apr (BERUIT)Since 1981, doctors have associated HIV and AIDS with a common fungus called pneumocystis carinii (PCP).  When Eliza Jane Scoville died from an allergic reaction to Amoxicillin (anaphylactic shock), a deputy coroner alleged that the PCP found in her tissue proved that she (more…)


    A research paper that argued “there is as yet no proof that HIV causes AIDS” and attacked by gay activists when it was published in 2009, leading to its withdrawal, has been republished in a revised form, this time in the peer-reviewed literature. (more…)


    AHRP – “From the start, the [Tri-University Schizophrenia Practice Guidelines] project subverted scientific integrity, appearing to be a purely scientific venture when it was at its core, a marketing venture for Risperdal.” (more…)


    5 Oct – Wash DC – Last week, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius apologized for virologists who deliberately infected hundreds of men and women with syphilis and gonorrhea during Tuskegee-like experiments conducted in Guatemala between 1946-1948.  (more…)


    30 Aug 2010An editorial in The New England Journal of Medicine, by its editor Jeffrey M. Drazen, M.D., and Alastair J.J. Wood, M.D. calls attention to the fact that pharmaceutical companies have tampered with the independent function of the Data Safety Monitoring Board (DSMB) and have planted promotional reports in The NEJM–and other (more…)


    Recently, investigative journalist John Lauritsen posted this report regarding the so-called AIDS controversy.  in response, Andrew John posted this analysis of the dispute. (more…)


    Profits of the “AIDS industry” run into many billions of dollars every year. When AIDS dissidents speak up, they are ridiculed with often ad hominem arguments. Here, the AIDS dissident John Lauritsen looks at one piece of ridicule in particular, and questions why he was not allowed to write a reasoned reply in a British humanist publication. (more…)


    Although the year is young, it has already brought my first moral dilemma. In early January a friend mentioned that his New Year’s resolution was to beat his chronic depression once and for all. Over the years he had tried a medicine chest’s worth of antidepressants, but none had really helped in any enduring way, and when the side effects became so (more…)


    When you’re in a hole, STOP DIGGING!

    It’s hard to remember a movie that has stirred as much controversy as the documentary, House of Numbers. Ever since its debut at the Nashville Film Festival last April, Brent Leung’s film school project has left audiences stunned and AIDS researchers and activists around the world concerned that their house of numbers will soon collapse. (more…)


    In the play Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, con-artist Lawrence Jameson has made a career out of tricking emotionally-vulnerable women out of their money. One day while riding a train near the French Riviera, Jameson watches as Freddy Benson clumsily charms a small prize from a woman he has flattered. Somewhat impressed, Jameson takes Freddy under his wing and (more…)


    In the play Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, con-artist Lawrence Jameson has made a career out of tricking emotionally-vulnerable women out of their money. One day while riding a train near the French Riviera, Jameson watches as Freddy Benson clumsily charms a small prize from a woman he has flattered. Somewhat impressed, Jameson takes Freddy under his wing and (more…)


    PharmaSlut: Any individual or organization that directly OR indirectly; a) receives funding from pharmaceutical companies AND; b) uses medical or scientific diplomas, political influence, governmental or academic positions, to c) promote the marketing, sales, distribution or delivery of drugs to d) clinicians, physicians or patients.   (Journalist Shannon Brownlee calls them drug whores (page 218).) (more…)


    5 Oct – Wash DC – Last week, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius apologized for virologists who deliberately infected hundreds of men and women with syphilis and gonorrhea during Tuskegee-like experiments conducted in Guatemala between 1946-1948.  (more…)


    30 Aug 2010An editorial in The New England Journal of Medicine, by its editor Jeffrey M. Drazen, M.D., and Alastair J.J. Wood, M.D. calls attention to the fact that pharmaceutical companies have tampered with the independent function of the Data Safety Monitoring Board (DSMB) and have planted promotional reports in The NEJM–and other (more…)


    Recently, investigative journalist John Lauritsen posted this report regarding the so-called AIDS controversy.  in response, Andrew John posted this analysis of the dispute. (more…)


    Profits of the “AIDS industry” run into many billions of dollars every year. When AIDS dissidents speak up, they are ridiculed with often ad hominem arguments. Here, the AIDS dissident John Lauritsen looks at one piece of ridicule in particular, and questions why he was not allowed to write a reasoned reply in a British humanist publication. (more…)


    Although the year is young, it has already brought my first moral dilemma. In early January a friend mentioned that his New Year’s resolution was to beat his chronic depression once and for all. Over the years he had tried a medicine chest’s worth of antidepressants, but none had really helped in any enduring way, and when the side effects became so (more…)


    When you’re in a hole, STOP DIGGING!

    It’s hard to remember a movie that has stirred as much controversy as the documentary, House of Numbers. Ever since its debut at the Nashville Film Festival last April, Brent Leung’s film school project has left audiences stunned and AIDS researchers and activists around the world concerned that their house of numbers will soon collapse. (more…)


    In the play Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, con-artist Lawrence Jameson has made a career out of tricking emotionally-vulnerable women out of their money. One day while riding a train near the French Riviera, Jameson watches as Freddy Benson clumsily charms a small prize from a woman he has flattered. Somewhat impressed, Jameson takes Freddy under his wing and (more…)


    In the play Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, con-artist Lawrence Jameson has made a career out of tricking emotionally-vulnerable women out of their money. One day while riding a train near the French Riviera, Jameson watches as Freddy Benson clumsily charms a small prize from a woman he has flattered. Somewhat impressed, Jameson takes Freddy under his wing and (more…)


    PharmaSlut: Any individual or organization that directly OR indirectly; a) receives funding from pharmaceutical companies AND; b) uses medical or scientific diplomas, political influence, governmental or academic positions, to c) promote the marketing, sales, distribution or delivery of drugs to d) clinicians, physicians or patients.   (Journalist Shannon Brownlee calls them drug whores (page 218).) (more…)


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