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     24 May (WASHINGTON) — The co-owner of a major Pentagon propaganda contractor publicly admitted Thursday that he was behind a series of websites used to discredit two USA Today journalists who had reported on the contractor.  The online “misinformation campaign,” (more…)


    In the late spring of 1981, the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) came under increasing Congressional pressure to clean up the waste and corruption that characterized their ten-year War on Cancer(more…)


    Dec. 21 (Bloomberg) — Gold brought death to Umoru Musa’s nine-family compound in Sunke, a mud-brick village in northern Nigeria.  Five of the 25 children, including Musa’s 1-year-old daughter Nafisa, lost their lives in May after villagers ground ore from nearby hills they didn’t know were also loaded (more…)


    Since 2006, Mexican cartels have killed 28,000 men, women and children in drug-related violence.  As troubling as these numbers are, those deaths and injuries represent a fraction of those who are negligently killed or injured by US doctors and drug companies every year.  Based upon admissions information, 3,607,000 patients suffered adverse drug reactions in 1994 alone(more…)


    A study published in the American Journal of Public Health finds links between mining and the spread of tuberculosis in sub-Saharan Africa.  The study analyzed data from 44 sub-Saharan African countries and found that the greater the mining production, the higher the country’s incidence of TB. The research concluded that as many as one-third of (more…)


    A study published in the American Journal of Public Health finds links between mining and the spread of tuberculosis in sub-Saharan Africa.  The study analyzed data from 44 sub-Saharan African countries and found that the greater the mining production, the higher the country’s incidence of TB. The research concluded that as many as one-third of (more…)


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