Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Tag: corruption in health care

A Guide to Long-Acting Neuroleptics: Education or Promotion?

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The National Council for Behavioral Health has released a new pamphlet titled “Guide to Long-Acting Medications for Providers and Organizations.” By downplaying some aspects of the available science, the pamphlet implicitly acts as a promotional tool for the pharmaceutical industry.

How Doctors Became Such Prolific Drug Dealers

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The transformation of normal, unavoidable aspects of life into Medically Treatable Diseases made it not only justifiable, but a moral obligation for potentially everyone to come get euphoria-giving pills. Upstanding, responsible people obey doctor’s orders and do whatever’s medically needed to cure serious illnesses. It was a business model that worked well.

Hospitals Need to Earn Their Tax-Exempt Status

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From STAT: Many of the country's most profitable and prominent hospitals enjoy tax-exempt status even though they often fail to meet the health needs of...

“Pharma Executives Worry About Presidential Candidates Demanding Reform”

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Reporting for The Intercept, Lee Fang reveals that pharma executives "have told investors that they are working actively to influence the political debate.” After...