Chief medical officer resigns after bribery scandal
Nov 08, 2018
Dr. José Baselga, chief medical officer for the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, failed to disclose millions of dollars in payments from health-care companies he received in exchange for dozens of 'research' articles favorable to the industry….
Medical science has lost a large amount of credibility over the past few years, and that’s because it’s plagued with the politicization and corporatization of science. We can no longer trust our government health authorities to make decisions based on human health and well being, as we are constantly seeing decisions being made based on financial incentives….
Many from within have been quite outspoken about this problem. Recently, a group of more than a dozen scientists from within the CDC put out a public statement, while remaining anonymous, outlining the big problem of corporate influence and the effect it is having on health policy decisions. They were referred to as the Spider Papers.