Category: Health and Medical

Unethical medical testing on children

THEY CALLED IT “RESEARCH” “Against Their Will” by Allen M. Hornblum Unethical medical testing on children. They called it “research.” Grim stuff and largely unreported. The speaker is Allen M. Hornblum author of “Against Their Will: The Secret History of Medical Experimentation on Children in Cold War America.” Who ran it? MDs and researchers. Well paid every step of the way. Brasscheck TV needs your help Brasscheck TV relies on viewer contributions to keep going Donate...

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The Psychology of
Human Misjudgement

How we get fooled – and how not to How to avoid common misjudgements Good advice about how to avoid common misjudgements. Pretty simple principles, but it’s good to review them regularly. “You think you’re immune to these things and you laugh, but I can tell you you’re not.” Charlie Munger, Warren Buffett’s long term partner. Good general advice: Don’t accept anything “authority” says. Assume there is something “off” and self-serving about their position and look for: 1) what it is and 2) how they’re trying to “sell” it. Brasscheck TV needs your help Brasscheck TV relies on viewer...

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The Drug Mafia

Program length – 4:52 One nation, on drugs…all the time There used to be a thing called medical science. Now all that’s left is medical shilling. No developed country in the world permits pharmaceutical companies to run ads on TV. The practice used to be banned in the US too. No more. Ads for pushing various drugs run night and day. The scary thing is all those ads represent just a drop in the bucket compared to what drug companies spend bribing doctors to push their crap. Brasscheck TV needs your help Brasscheck TV relies on viewer contributions to...

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Death in a bottle

Turning depression into violence Brought to you by Big Pharma It really is out of control. Doctors have completely abdicated all responsibility for really understanding the impact of the drugs they prescribe. They accept pharmaceutical industry representations uncritically along with what in any other industry could only be called bribes. The FDA, the White House, Congress have demonstrated that they will not do anything to protect the public. If you’re prescribed a drug, do your own homework. Don’t count on your physician to know what he or she is doing. Most don’t. Brasscheck TV needs your help Brasscheck TV...

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How to read food labels

What you read is NOT what you get What the processed food industry doesn’t want you to know What you read is not what you get If it comes in a bag, a box, a bottle, a can or other container, it may have started out as food, but somewhere all along the way it met the manufacturing process. Some “foods” like glow-in-the-dark candy goo sold to children obviously aren’t food and are highly manufactured products, but a great deal of normal-looking packaged food is also highly manufactured. Manufactured food requires labeling. The items in the produce section of your...

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