Tag Archives: Pharma

Ethics Schmethics from Profit Hungry Pfizer Pharmaceutical

NBN’s passions run deep but even we wondered why every time we saw the Lipitor television ad with Dr. Robert Jarvik, our blood started boiling. “When diet and exercise aren’t enough, adding Lipitor significantly lowers cholesterol,” Jarvik spins is his folksy, aw shucks kind of way, while touting his credentials as the inventor of the […]

Poor Research Concludes Antioxidants Are Dangerous, Maybe Deadly

JAMA Antioxidant Study Kills Us Or Why We Still LOVE Our Antioxidants The recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) is bad science and worse public relations for the supplement industry. If you haven’t heard about it don’t think you missed something.  Because taking a selective group of studies that […]

Best Book of the 2005: Generation RX

Read this book and some things start to make sense. Things like those obviously misleading commercials on television and in magazines.  You know the ones I’m talking about.  Those that tout the latest drug that makes you think that life before treatment was a living hell but after treatment its just one endless dance in […]