The dishonest and utterly diabolical practice of ghostwriting is widespread in most respected medical journals. It’s when the pharmaceutical company sponsors writers to publish bogus research on their products. Since the medical journals rely on the honor system to get disclosure on writer’s funding, we never find out that the study on that diet pillContinue reading “Ghostbusting”

Loyal to the Prius

The CARS program was a government-run solution to get polluting cars off the road by providing credit for the trade-in of ‘clunkers’ towards the purchase of smaller, more fuel-efficient vehicles. In Tim Brown of IDEO’s blog, he posts an image of a Toyota dealership inundated with ‘clunkers’. The majority of these inefficient, oversized vehicles areContinue reading “Loyal to the Prius”