Abuse Hidden Under a Veil of Benevolence: Bill Cosby, Physician Health Programs and Cognitive Dissonance

12 Jan

Source: Abuse Hidden Under a Veil of Benevolence: Bill Cosby, Physician Health Programs and Cognitive Dissonance

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Health Control

11 Jan

Way to go!

Bolton Smokers Club

I haven’t much time tonight, so this post will be short.

‘Health Control’ is a weird idea. But what else can one think of when there is such a thing as ‘The Framework Convention on Tobacco Control’? I have no doubt whatsoever that there is a ‘five year plan’ to so demonise alcohol that a FCAC (Framework Convention of Alcohol Control) has already been written.

It is worth thinking back to the foundation of the WHO. I have not the time to go into detail tonight, but I believe that the WHO was set up in 1948 or thereabouts. That is only three years after the end of the vastly devastating WW2. One might ask who the people were who had the strength and power and money to create such an organisation, which would inevitably cost millions and millions of pounds, and one might ask what ‘World Health’ might…

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Having Fun with Wikipedia

27 Jun

Conquistador!

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With just a few minor changes in terminology, the description of regulation and control of e cigarettes fits in neatly with that of the Spanish Inquisition as it is presented in the introduction to the topic on Wikipedia.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish_Inquisition

The regulation, control and inquisition of electronic cigarettes officially known in the EU as, the ‘Tobacco Products Directive, Article 20’, and in the USA, ’Substantial Equivalence,’ under the auspice of the FDA, was established in the early 21st century by the European Union and Government of the United States of America. It was intended to maintain public health orthodoxy in the kingdoms and to supplement the ‘medieval’ FCTC which was under World health Organisation control. It became the most substantive of the different manifestations of the wider anti-tobacco inquisition along with other individual national inquisitions.
The Inquisition was originally intended in large part to ensure the orthodoxy of those who converted…

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The ASAM plan to exploit the doctor-patient relationship to drug test everyone they can using non-FDA approved tests they introduced: And you and your doctor won’t have a choice in the matter.

26 Jun

The Medical Industrial Complex is hungry. American citizens are no longer individuals with rights, we are all Big Pharma’s patients. We are not a country of men and women, we are patients. Welcome to the United Nation States of Big Pharma, the new world order! We are under the scrutiny and microscope of a profit driven out-of-control oligarchy that will dominate every facet and second of our lives!

Disrupted Physician

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Before the  2012 Drug and Alcohol Testing Industry Association (DATIA)  annual conference, former Nixon Drug Czar Dr. Robert Dupont delivered a speech entitled “Drug Testing and the Future of American Drug Policy.”   Dupont describes a “New Paradigm” for substance abuse treatment that enforces “zero tolerance for alcohol and drug use”  enforced by monitoring with frequent random drug and alcohol tests in which positive tests are “met with swift, certain, but not draconian, consequences.” The paradigm is based on the current Physician Health Programs blueprint.  Dupont states:

“…physician health programs , have set the standard for effective use of drug testing. These pioneering state programs provide services to health care professionals with substance use disorders. The programs are run by physicians, some of whom in recovery themselves. PHPs feature relatively brief but highly focused treatment followed by active lifelong participation in the 12-step fellowships of Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics…

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Question Authority: The Need for Anti-Authoritarians in the Medical Profession

16 Jun

“We need anti-authoritarians and we need them now.

I need allies before the door closes for good. And that door may be closing a lot sooner than you think!”

Disrupted Physician

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Anti-authoritarians question whether an authority is a legitimate one before taking that authority seriously.  images-24To evaluate the legitimacy of  an authority it is necessary to:
1. Assess whether they actually know what they are talking about.
2. Assess whether the authorities are honest in their intentions.  When anti-authoritarians assess an authority to be illegitimate, they challenge and resist that authority.
There is a paucity of anti-authoritarianism in the medical community concerning groups who have gained tremendous sway in the regulation of the medical profession.    There is an absence of anti-authoritarian questioning  of  what is essentially illegitimate and irrational authority.
images-26In order for these organizations to maintain power it is necessary that their authoritative opinion remain unquestioned and unchallenged.  Consciously manufactured propaganda has persuaded regulatory and public opinion of their value and to maintain power it is necessary that this authority remain insulated from outside evaluation because the entire system is based…

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“You have an Irish last name-good luck finding anyone who will believe you!” [ are not an alcoholic] -Linda Bresnahan, Director of Operations, PHS [after fabricating positive alcohol test]

13 Jun

“You have an Irish last name-good luck finding anyone who will believe you!” [ are not an alcoholic] -Linda Bresnahan, Director of Operations, PHS [after fabricating positive alcohol test].

What happened to the practice of medicine?

21 May

Especially for smokers, who need honest Doctors that don’t beat the drum of Pharma and Big Tobacco, but come out in favor of Tobacco Harm Reduction casaa.org Consumer Advocates for SaFER Alternatives Association. E-Cigarettes (#notblowingsmoke #vapingsavedmylife ) and SNUS! Start caring for your patients again.

MediPro Solutions Blog

Historically, the prshutterstock_79082722actice of medicine was highly regarded and demonstrated a precious connection between physician and patient. One  of mutual admiration, trust, and care. In recent years, those attitudes have changed significantly. The main social network for doctors in the US, SERMO, recently included an extended debate about how patients feel about their physician. The opinion was that patients possess a mistaken thought about their physician’s economic interests. Patients understand that medicine can be a business, however they don’t know where the cash goes, and this has harmed many physician-patient relationships.

In my own youth, a family doctor that lived just down the street made house calls. I am reasonably certain his practice functioned mainly in cash and his patients knew what they were spending money on.  There were no practice managers or midlevel “physician extenders” to boost revenue. I doubt that he was in medicine for the money. He was…

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