Tag Archives: Big Pharma

WHO downplays danger of secondhand smoke

Another article by Klaus K translated from the original Danish. ¤ Outdoor air pollution more dangerous than indoor tobacco smoke ¤ Do smoking bans protect against a non-existent disease risk? – OFFICIAL WHO RECOMMENDATIONS (Photo: Colourbox) First they said that indoor secondhand … Continue reading

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Quit Vaping

Interesting ad spotted by Chris Snowdon:   I read that to be a Quit Vaping ad. First they wanted people to quit smoking. Now they want them to quit vaping. I wondered how Nicorette Quickmist worked. Here’s an explanation: It’s … Continue reading

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Bastards Fall Out With Bastards

I must say that I was rather pleased that the WHO plans to class e-cigarettes as tobacco products. Because clearly they’re no more tobacco products than pharma companies’ nicotine-containing NRT products (which presumably aren’t going to be also classed as … Continue reading

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Big Pharma as Organised Crime

Ex-BMJ editor Richard Smith’s preface to a book by Peter Gøtzsche, the head of the Nordic Cochrane Centre, entitled Deadly Medicines and Organised Crime: How Big Pharma Has Corrupted Healthcare –  a book about the failures of the whole system of … Continue reading

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Nation of Lazy Porkers

This caught my eye today: Britain a “nation of lazy porkers”: Health expert hits out over spiralling type 2 diabetes figures He hit out after new figures showed the number of Brits under 40 with type 2 diabetes had spiralled by … Continue reading

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Big Pharma

I’d like to post up a couple of comments by Klaus K in Denmark under Asymmetric Warfare. He had a rather different take on who the real enemy was: Big Pharma. Klaus K says: October 29, 2012 at 10:58 pm Frank, … Continue reading

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