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AMA may force incompetent older doctors to retire even if they don't want to

6/13/2015 - The American Medical Association (AMA) is on the verge of purging older medical doctors from the already controlled medical marketplace. Medical doctors, who are licensed with the state, could soon face age discrimination and be forced into early retirement. A new report by an American Medical Association...

Severe doctor shortage made far worse by Obamacare

12/17/2014 - The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), more infamously known as Obamacare, is once again in the news due to a lack of foresight in developing and writing this law. The problem is a lack of qualified physicians to treat the newly insured and the millions more to follow. Somehow, the architects...

Physicians are being swallowed up by hospitals - Healthcare costs on the rise

9/15/2013 8:25:29 PM - A recent article in USA Today tells the story of a local, independent medical practitioner who, after 27 years of private practice, was forced to accept a buy-out by Bon Secours St. Francis Health System in South Carolina. "I didn't want to be bought. I wanted my independence," Dr. Carolyn Fields told...

Physicians are more suicidal than the general public: A look at why medicine is a horrible career choice

3/15/2013 - For over a century, medicine has been seen an illustrious career choice for many ascribing young men and women. More students every year attempt to be part of the profession, in what has become a cash cow industry. In the 2011-2012 entering class, U.S. medical schools received applications from 43,919...

Swiss government report declares homeopathy is 'cost effective' in treating patients

4/29/2012 - In a story akin to "the mouse that roared," a major report from the Swiss government has determined that the very small doses commonly used in homeopathic medicine are both effective and cost-effective. Despite the impressive technological prowess of conventional medicine today, the Swiss government...

75% of physicians in the world refuse chemotherapy for themselves

1/13/2012 9:54:57 AM - Doctors used to think that if they drained a sick person's blood it would purge the "evil" infection or disease right out of the body, but all that did was make the ill person much weaker, unable to fight off whatever was invading their body, and the patient was then highly likely to lose the battle...

Physicians going broke because the health care system doesn't work

1/11/2012 - In the US, most people, upon hearing that someone is a physician assume that person has a higher than average income. However, a recent article on the CNN Money website drew attention to a new trend -- doctors declaring bankruptcy. Bankruptcy and practice closuresThe CNN article quotes Marc Lion,...

Total Sellout: American Academy of Family Physicians Lets Coca-Cola Sponsor Health Advice

3/19/2010 - The American Academy of Family Physicians has come under fire for a controversial decision to partner with the Coca-Cola Company in a new public outreach campaign about the health risks of soda consumption. "Coca-Cola, like other sodas, causes enormous suffering and premature death by increasing...

Corruption of physicians by Big Pharma now "limited" to $500 an hour

2/16/2010 - Congressional investigation over the unethical relationships between doctors and drug companies has led to a change in policy at Partners HealthCare, a Boston based hospital system affiliated with Harvard Medical School, that prohibits its physicians who sit on the boards of various biotechnology and...

Modern Medicine, Part I: How Healing Illness Became Managing Illness

1/27/2009 - For over 6000 years, man looked first to nature to heal illness and maintain wellness. As a result of a deliberate and often sinister plan, the past century and a half has seen curing illness with nature replaced with managing sickness and treating the symptoms of illness in a system that places profits...

Bush Administration Committed War Crimes Against Prisoners, Reveals Physicians for Human Rights

11/4/2008 - The Bush administration has committed war crimes in Afghanistan, Iraq and Guantanamo Bay in its practice of torturing prisoners, according to the conclusions of a medical examination conducted by the organization Physicians for Human Rights. "After years of disclosures by government investigations,...

Insured Americans Still Have No Health Care

9/19/2008 - Here is a surprising statistic: approximately 56 million Americans do not have a relationship with a primary care physician. This is according to the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC). A large part of this group of Americans is insured -- so the issue is not insurance coverage....

American College of Physicians warns women in their 40s about dangers of mammograms

5/14/2007 - The American College of Physicians has recommended women in their 40s consult with their doctors before undergoing routine annual mammography screening. An expert panel from the American College of Physicians (ACP), which represents 120,000 internists, made this recommendation in the April 3rd issue...

Physicians often do not communicate important medication information (press release)

11/13/2006 - Physicians prescribing new medication often do not communicate to patients important details, such as potential side effects, how long or how often to take the drug or the specific name of the medication, according to an article in the September 25 issue of Archives of Internal Medicine, one of the...

For Sale: Physicians' Prescribing Data (press release)

8/31/2006 - Since the early 1990s, health care information companies have bought electronic records of prescriptions from pharmacies and other sources and linked them with information about doctors that is licensed from the Physician Masterfile of the American Medical Association (AMA). These information companies,...

The great direct-to-consumer prescription drug advertising con: how patients and doctors alike are easily influenced to demand dangerous drugs

7/31/2005 - A cute, animated ball bounces around very sadly until he takes a magic potion; suddenly, it becomes happier than ever. No, that isn't the plot of a new children's movie. On the contrary, it's the storyline of a Zoloft commercial Ė yes, Zoloft, a powerful antidepressant drug. In the 1990s, direct-to-consumer...

Interview with Dr. Ray Strand, author of Death by Prescription and Releasing Fat

7/20/2005 - Mike: This is Mike Adams with Truth Publishing welcoming Dr. Ray Strand. He is the author of Death by Prescription and is one of the most courageous doctors to speak out about the health effects of prescription drugs. Welcome, and thank you for joining us, Dr. Strand. Dr. Strand: Well, thank you...

Physicians and bribery: a closer look at this common medical industry practice

7/7/2005 - In 2001, 2.8 billion prescriptions were filled in the United States for an average of 9.9 prescriptions per person. This statistic taken from Ultraprevention, by Drs. Mark Hyman and Mark Liponis, certainly supports their point that "drug industry prescriptions have gotten far out of hand." The overabundance...

How the care of naturopathic physicians differs from that of conventional doctors: an interview with Dr. Joseph Pizzorno

2/8/2005 - Mike: For our readers who may not be familiar with naturopathic physicians, can you give a brief description of what an ND really is? Dr. Pizzorno: Well, if you think about health care, there are kind of two basic philosophies -- one is kind of the interventionist philosophy seen by conventional...

Why more people are ditching their MDs and switching to naturopathic physicians

12/29/2004 - Throughout many of the articles on this site, Iím frequently recommending that people visit naturopathic physicians. You may wonder why Iím recommending N.D.s over traditionally-trained medical doctors. In this article, Iím offering some concrete answers on why youíre much better served visiting a naturopathic...

Big Tobacco racketeering charges mirror pharmaceutical industry crimes

11/21/2004 - The United States Justice Department charges that under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO), cigarette companies have deceived the public for decades in an effort to sell their products. Few would deny the deceptions, except perhaps the tobacco companies themselves. But what's...

Western Medicine's Domination By Egoistic, Narrow-Minded Male Physicians Now Being Overturned by an Increase in Female Doctors

8/6/2004 - In what can only be considered bizarre news from the world of medicine, Professor Carol Black, the new female president of the Royal College of Physicians, and only the second woman to hold that post in 500 years, has announced her concern that there are too many women in medicine, and as a result,...

Physicians warn about dangerous overprescribing of statins

7/15/2004 - Kudos to the physicians who are shouting the warning that statin drugs are being dangerously overprescribed. There have been no long-term tests of these drugs, and yet pharmaceutical companies and many physicians are now recommending that patients take statins for life! Essentially, very little is...

Massive medical fraud exposed: pharmaceutical company paid doctors to prescribe drugs and run sham clinical trials

7/9/2004 - Here's a must-read article for anyone interested in learning how the pharmaceutical industry really operates. It's a case of aggressive marketing gone bad, with a mixture of corrupt physicians, underhanded payola and a near-total disregard for patient health. And yet it's business as usual in the pharmaceutical...

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