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: 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.

Posted on: Aug 17, 2016, Source: AlterNet

The worst offenders claim factory farming is "green."

Posted on: Aug 5, 2016, Source: AlterNet

We need to boycott seeds and products tainted with atrazine, neonics and GMOs whether or not Syngenta changes its name to ChemChina.

Posted on: Jul 26, 2016, Source: AlterNet

You could even be ingesting it without your knowledge.

Posted on: Jul 21, 2016, Source: The Influence

Think lap dances, trips to the Caribbean, and countless free lunches.

Posted on: Jul 11, 2016, Source: AlterNet

The cops were totally outmanned by legal guns.

Posted on: Jul 8, 2016, Source: AlterNet

And more truth: opioids are not very effective after 12 weeks.

Posted on: Jun 24, 2016, Source: AlterNet

The cozy relationship between the FDA and pharmaceutical companies is resulting in fast-track approval of some dangerous meds.

Posted on: Jun 13, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Pro-gun pols and the NRA love their guns more than they love their country.

Posted on: Jun 11, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Girls with early onset puberty face a number of mental and physical health risks.

Posted on: Jun 1, 2016, Source: The Influence

Look out for unbranded advertising and claims of a "silent epidemic."

Posted on: May 31, 2016, Source: AlterNet

The Pharma-driven opioid epidemic may be as big a con as the mortgage housing bubble collapse.

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.

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