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 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.

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.