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: Dec 18, 2016, Source: AlterNet

The Trump sons are trying to rebrand fur as "animal agriculture," but consumers aren't falling for it.

Posted on: Dec 9, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Richard Katz has an unusual cure for an all-too-common affliction.

Posted on: Nov 22, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Here are some turkey facts that are definitely not on the label.

Posted on: Nov 10, 2016, Source: AlterNet

U.S. government is erasing the few regulatory firewalls that have existed and tolerating alarming conflicts of interest.

Posted on: Oct 30, 2016, Source: AlterNet

With big pharma, first they promote it, then they discover the risks.

Posted on: Oct 4, 2016, Source: The Influence

It could be argued the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) profits from suicide.

Posted on: Oct 3, 2016, Source: Organic Consumers Association

Time to aggressively mobilize a full-blown online and on-the-ground food fight.

Posted on: Oct 3, 2016, Source:

"No Training" laws make gun carriers even more dangerous to the public.

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."