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: Apr 11, 2016, Source: The Influence

Ads about the pathos of aging wives and mothers losing their looks, children, femininity and purpose in life were rampant in medical journals.

Posted on: Apr 6, 2016, Source: AlterNet

New Treasury Department rules helped scrap the alleged tax-dodging giant's attempt to merge with overseas firm.

Posted on: Apr 4, 2016, Source: AlterNet

A few inconvenient truths you might need to know before tucking into that next bite of shrimp, beef or bacon.

Posted on: Mar 18, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Addiction psychiatry, essentially treating drug addicts with other drugs, has become a hugely profitable industry.

Posted on: Mar 17, 2016, Source: The Influence

Martin Shkreli isn't the only one putting high prices on life saving drugs.

Posted on: Mar 3, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Did Novartis and Genentech get away with this big marketing scam?

Posted on: Feb 24, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Robert Califf's ties to Big Pharma run deep and the Obama nominee just sailed through the U.S. Senate.

Posted on: Feb 22, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Pharma is creaming tens of billions out of the federal government in a variety of schemes.

Posted on: Feb 12, 2016, Source: AlterNet

It goes way beyond meat.

Posted on: Jan 29, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Many prominent men, including presidents, have enjoyed this bloodsport.

Posted on: Jan 23, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Adding to the problem is the fact that the nominee to head the FDA is steeped in Big Pharma money.

Posted on: Jan 17, 2016, Source: AlterNet

The AMA is debating whether direct-to-consumer advertising should be banned.

Posted on: Dec 30, 2015, Source: AlterNet

More than one third of women murdered in the U.S. are killed by male intimate partners.

Posted on: Dec 26, 2015, Source: CounterPunch

With greater awareness comes more PR headaches for Big Food.

Posted on: Dec 18, 2015, Source: CounterPunch

The BBC reports that cloned products have been in the U.S. food supply for years.

Posted on: Jul 6, 2015, Source: AlterNet

The same trick they used on woman with hormone therapy, to disastrous ends.

Posted on: Jun 17, 2015, Source: AlterNet

The USDA has continued to discredit red meat, but the meat industry has to make its profits.

Posted on: Apr 15, 2015, Source: AlterNet

"Low T" in men and the prescribing of testosterone for "anti-aging" is more dollar-driven than medicine-driven.

Posted on: Mar 4, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Selling symptoms to suggestible people has been a gold mine for Big Pharma.

Posted on: Feb 2, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Sleep sweating? Here are some new ways the pharmaceutical industry plans to make money.