Stephen Asher: Caduceus at the CrossroadsApril 2015
A lifelong practitioner has a prescription for medicine.
Hippocratic BloatOctober 2014
American Empires: A journalist and a cardiologist discuss healthcare gone haywire and how Americans are medicating themselves to death.
Charles Ornstein: Government Will Withhold One-Third of the Records from Database of Physician PaymentsAugust 2014
Many payments to doctors made by pharmaceutical companies will not be included in the public release of the database next month.
Charles Ornstein: Leaders of Teaching Hospitals Have Close Ties to Drug CompaniesApril 2014
Nearly every large drug maker based in the United States had at least one academic medical center official on its board, raising questions about their independence.
Charles Ornstein: Freed of Disclosure Requirement, Drug Maker Pulls Doctor Payments OfflineMarch 2014
How pharmaceutical companies are waging the privacy war.
Theodoric Meyer: Pay to Prescribe?May 2013
Two dozen doctors named in Novartis kickback case.
Tracy Weber and Charles Ornstein: Dollars for Docs Mints a MillionaireMarch 2013
A Nashville psychiatrist becomes the first physician to net $1 million in promotional-speaking fees from drug companies.
Marshall Allen: Death on the Operating TableNovember 2012
Journalist Mina Kimes discusses illegal drug experiments and medical catastrophe.
Robert Reich: How Not to Get Big Pharma to Change Its WaysJuly 2012
It's time to crack down on the advertising and marketing of pharmaceuticals.