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Martha Rosenberg
Martha Rosenberg is the Investigative Health Correspondent for NewsBlaze. Martha illustrates many of her stories with relevant cartoons. She was staff cartoonist at Evanston Roundtable.
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Migrant Related Measles Outbreak Challenges Chicago Officials

By the first two weeks in March, Chicago was experiencing 10 cases of measles, a highly contagious viral disease not seen in the city since 2019.
the fonz pimping for big pharma

The Fonz Is Pimping For Big Pharma

The Fonz, aloof, ever-cynical, and cool, played by actor Henry Winkler) is now an uber earnest drug pitchman, pimping for Big Pharma.
child protection laws, gender care. Image by Peggy und Marco Lachmann-Anke from Pixabay

Vicious Backlashes Against Child Protection Laws Are Occurring

Initiated state laws to protect children from dangerous gender medical interventions are under attack. There is a frenzied backlash against these laws.
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Operation Warp Speed-Dangerous Liaisons and Precedents

With the COVID-19 pandemic in our rearview mirror, not everyone remembers Operation Warp Speed (OWS), a program to fast track development and distribution of...
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“Soap War” Ads Resume With New, Invented Problems: Smells Sell!

Are you old enough to remember the Madison Avenue fabrications (pun intended) of "Ring Around the Collar" and "Visible Panty Line"? If not, ask...
direct to consumer pharma ads for ailments you didn't know existed. Image by Ewa Urban from Pixabay

Direct-to-Consumer Advertising: Are You Sure You’re Not Sick?

The term "bipolar" has been vaulted into the public domain by drug makers seeking to enlarge the diagnosis to sell more meds. But is...
pink slime big food big pharma big lies. book cover by Martha Rosenberg.

The Fall and Rise of Pink Slime and Faster Meat Packing...

Many people have forgotten about the 2012 "pink slime" scandal in which beef scraped from animals' skeletal muscle at processing plants was extruded through...
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Why Is This Crisis Being Ignored? Interview with Border Reporter Todd...

The immigration crisis on the U.S. southern border is being ignored, says border reporter Todd Bensman, in this interview.Almost everyone wants to help downtrodden...
dairy milk farm. Image by annigje from Pixabay

Don’t Fall For This Sleazy and Deceptive Marketing

It's no secret that milk sales have fallen for decades. A wealth of nondairy milks are now available without dairy milk's cholesterol, calories, antibiotics...
new improved diseases sell drugs

New and Improved “Diseases” Launched by Drugmakers to Sell Drugs

Are drugmakers running out of familiar diseases to float to the public to sell drugs? (See: Have Drug; Need Patients!) Apparently so because Pfizer...
drag is blackface against women. NewsBlaze Cartoon by Martha Rosenberg

Drag Is Blackface Against Women

Drag shows - which are especially prominent during "Pride" month (nee "Gay Pride" month) - are nothing but blackface against women.
Ask Your Doctor Ads. Image by Arek Socha from Pixabay, edited by NewsBlaze.

Ask Your Doctor Ads – Ubiquitous and Seriously Dangerous

One night in 1997, as Americans were parked on the couch in front of an episode of Touched by an Angel, they were touched...
blue heron. Image by Gretta Blankenship from Pixabay

Where Have All the Herons Gone, New Orleanians Wonder

Herons and Egrets Disappeared In 2004, bird watchers, golfers, and just those passing by in Audubon Park New Orleans were treated to an amazing rookery....
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Can the CDC Be Trusted With Our Health?

During the COVID-19 pandemic, there was a lot of new focus on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a U.S. government agency with about 11,000 employees.
can the fda be trusted. Photo by Diana Polekhina on Unsplash

Can The FDA Be Trusted?

Thanks to US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) management of the COVID-19 pandemic, trust in the agency has never been lower.
Menopause as a disease. Image by Pexels from Pixabay

Fool Women Twice? Drug Makers Revive Menopause as a Disease

In the words of the late soccer great Pelé spoofed on Saturday Night Live, women's health has been "very, very good" for drug makers....
Animal abusers, censorship and dying chicken. Photo c/o Animal Outlook.

A Big Win For Animal Abusers As Student Paper Censors Cruelty...

Animal Abusers win by using censorship in a free-speech North Carolina student newspaper. Apparently, lobbyist requests and the almighty dollar are more powerful than...
Pigs die after new vaccine. Image by Michael Strobel from Pixabay

As Many as 1,000 Healthy Pigs Die After Vaccine

As many as 1,000 pigs died in Vietnam this past summer after receiving the first commercial vaccine to prevent African Swine Fever (ASF).
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Trans Agenda Pushback Grows

"When did our public schools, any schools, become what are essentially grooming centers for gender identity radicals?" That's what Fox News' Laura Ingraham asked...
institute director, dr thomas insel. Cartoon by NewsBlaze

New Mental Health Book Hides Institute Director’s Sordid Past

It has been several years since Dr. Thomas Insel left his post as director of the U.S. National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) to...