Important reporting on the dangerous corporate practice of buying scientists

David Heath, one the nation’s top investigative reporters, has been chasing this important topic for months and has documented a level of corporate sleaze that most other experts have either failed to notice or refused to acknowledge. I urge you … Continue reading

Federal investigators agree: If a diet sounds too good to be true, it probably is, even if a reporter is telling you about it.

Is this really news or an ad?

We watch the professional sounding, earnest-looking reporters tell us that they just completed a comprehensive analysis of something called acai berry supplements and “it appears almost magical.”  They insist that this berry from a tree in the Brazilian rain forest … Continue reading

Montana asbestos victims get help in midnight amendment slipped into the health care bill.

Les Skramstad and Gayla Benefiled at a memorial from Libby asbestos victims.  (c) Photo A. Schneider

The frequently forgotten and often ignored asbestos victims in Libby, Mont., came out as possible big winners in the dead-of-night battle over health care reform. According to the Associated Press, Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus quietly inserted language in a … Continue reading