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Investigation Questions Gardasil Clinical Trial Safety Data

Investigation Questions Gardasil Clinical Trial Safety Data

While Merck & Co. and many health authorities share the view that the benefits of the human papillomavirus vaccine (HPV), Gardasil, outweigh the risks, an eight-month investigation by medical journalist Frederick Joelving, which was published by the online magazine Slate, confirms…

Tobacco Tactics Used to Market Vaccines

Tobacco Tactics Used to Market Vaccines

From the 1930s to 1950s, smoking cigarettes was the norm and the epitome of “cool,” and the habit was fashionable for both men and women. Hollywood movies depicted smoking as intelligent, sophisticated and healthy. The medical community was not immune from the trend: in the…

Why are Healthcare Costs So High in the U.S.A. versus Other Countries? (Part II)

Why are Healthcare Costs So High in the U.S.A. versus Other Countries? (Part II)

In Part II of this series about the high costs of U.S. healthcare, I’ll talk about how politicians collude with pharma to ensure their mutual interests. Bet you already know that common ground is greed and power. For anyone who reads my column, you know that I worked in pharmaceutical…

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