Stories by Martha Rosenberg

Martha Rosenberg is an investigative health reporter and the author of "Born With a Junk Food Deficiency: How Flaks, Quacks and Hacks Pimp the Public Health (Random House)." subscribe to Martha Rosenberg's feed

Posted on: May 13, 2017, Source: AlterNet

After the first case of mad cow, things got worse.

Posted on: May 8, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Doctors don't always know best, and you could pay the ultimate price.

Posted on: Apr 12, 2017, Source: Center for Health Journalism

Thanks to drug safety scandals and new methods of marketing, the bloom had fallen off the Pharma reps’ roses.

Posted on: Mar 24, 2017, Source: AlterNet

A bird flu outbreak exposes the unethical and deceptive practices of poultry producers.

Posted on: Mar 9, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Pharma-funded "patient" groups keep drug prices astronomical.

Posted on: Feb 22, 2017, Source: AlterNet

With few exceptions, American citizens simply won't work in slaughterhouses.

Posted on: Feb 6, 2017, Source: AlterNet

By 2014, a virus had killed 7 million piglets in their first days of life.

Posted on: Feb 3, 2017, Source: AlterNet

There can be a downside to a full head of orange hair.

Posted on: Feb 1, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Is patient safety being compromised in the rush to approve new drugs?

Posted on: Jan 26, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Big pharma says all drugs are safe—as long as they're making millions.

Posted on: Dec 18, 2016, Source: AlterNet

The Trump sons are trying to rebrand fur as "animal agriculture," but consumers aren't falling for it.

Posted on: Dec 9, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Richard Katz has an unusual cure for an all-too-common affliction.

Posted on: Nov 22, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Here are some turkey facts that are definitely not on the label.

Posted on: Nov 10, 2016, Source: AlterNet

U.S. government is erasing the few regulatory firewalls that have existed and tolerating alarming conflicts of interest.

Posted on: Oct 30, 2016, Source: AlterNet

With big pharma, first they promote it, then they discover the risks.

Posted on: Oct 4, 2016, Source: The Influence

It could be argued the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) profits from suicide.

Posted on: Oct 3, 2016, Source: Organic Consumers Association

Time to aggressively mobilize a full-blown online and on-the-ground food fight.

Posted on: Oct 3, 2016, Source:

"No Training" laws make gun carriers even more dangerous to the public.

Posted on: Sep 12, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Taxpayers are funding the slaughter of songbirds, hideous experiments on farm animals, and ad campaigns to increase Big Meat's profits.

Posted on: Aug 26, 2016, Source: AlterNet

There's a method to the madness of Big Pharma's prioritizing profit over human life.