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 26, 2016, Source: AlterNet

The new mega-chemical/seed company would control 29 percent of the world’s seed market and 24 percent of the pesticide market.

Posted on: Apr 29, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Even in 2016, racism and sexism are alive and well in advertising.

Posted on: Apr 19, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Dr. Harry Haroutunian discusses the dangers of overmedicating older adults.

Posted on: Apr 13, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Chemical fertilizer pollutes the environment, disrupts the climate and damages human and animal health.

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.