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: Jan 2, 2015, Source: AlterNet

This latest campaign "encourages people to gradually eat less meat with respect to their own diet."

Posted on: Dec 18, 2014, Source: AlterNet

There is money to made in sex enhancement drugs, but whether they work is another question.

Posted on: Dec 10, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Direct to-consumer advertising has subverted the doctor-patient relationship.

Posted on: Dec 2, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Big Pharma hopes we'll forget about these drugs.

Posted on: Nov 13, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The pharmaceutical industry has flooded America with antipsychotics.

Posted on: Nov 10, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Eating too much and exercising too little are not the only probable culprits.

Posted on: Oct 27, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Everything from livestock fatteners to government marketing dooms Americans looking to lose weight.

Posted on: Oct 23, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Now that the patent has run out on Singulair, its dangers are being acknowledged.

Posted on: Oct 22, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The fast-food giant's record is checkered when it comes to treatment of workers and the environment.

Posted on: Sep 25, 2014, Source: AlterNet

It hardly seems possible, but factory farming is getting even worse.

Posted on: Sep 10, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Despite the hazardous side effects, there is a huge market for insomnia drugs.

Posted on: Aug 6, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Here are six of Big Biotech's biggest marketing lies.

Posted on: Jul 30, 2014, Source: AlterNet

How codependency and shame can ruin intimacy.

Posted on: Jul 9, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Some of the symptoms reported include impotence and thoughts of suicide and depression.

Posted on: Jul 2, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Ever hear of Ankylosing Spondylitis?

Posted on: Jun 23, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Health officials are too protective of the meat industry.

Posted on: Jun 11, 2014, Source: AlterNet

There are ways to rein in the worst parts of our psyche.

Posted on: Jun 5, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Food scientists use dangerous chemicals to make you eat -- and buy -- more junk food.

Posted on: Jun 5, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Merck was aware of a popular drug's impact on bones but still pushed it on doctors and patients.

Posted on: May 28, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The new documentary "Fed Up" reveals how Big Food pushed the government to give out compromised health information.