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UPDATED: Allergan, Valeant & Johnson & Johnson: Back Door Deals? Antitrust Laws?

June 23, 2014 Hey maybe someboday is paying attention!  Well at least seven U.S. senators are finally asking the right questions.  Keep Digging! UPDATED: June 26, 2014 Bloomberg-Sonali Basak Seven U.S. senators are asking federal regulators to review the potential impact of a hostile takeover by Valeant Pharmaceuticals International...

Protect Whistleblowers & POGO Sign Petition

June 24, 2014 From POGO (Project on Government Oversight)  Disgracefully, the Inspector General (IG) of the VA subpoenaed POGO earlier this week for all of the information it has received through its tips system that, for the past month, has been located at VAoversight.org. (Do not use...

Congressman Marries Same-Sex Partner

June 22, 2014 Finally!  There's progress in Congress-Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney tied the knot with his longtime same sex partner, designer Randy Florke, Saturday night in New York. CNN Politics Ashley Killough "Even after 22 years together, we're overwhelmed by how blessed we feel to celebrate this...

Check It For The Ethic: SEO Guidelines

June 21, 2014 This is a great article from Tom Schmitz from Search Engine Land that's right in in with ethical marketing and a good check and balance when building your web presense. As someone who is relatively new (3 years) to understanding SEO these are good guidelines...

WHEN WILL THE US BAN TRANSVAGINAL MESH?

June 20, 2014 One day after one of the country’s health boards voted to ban transvaginal mesh use in that country, Scotland’s Health Secretary Alex Neil has requested the use of mesh implants stop in Scotland until an investigation into mesh complications is conducted.  About 1,500...

“Right To Be Forgotten” vs. Forced Accountability

June 19, 2014 From Tech Dirt: Following the ridiculous right to be forgotten ruling in the EU Court of Justice last month, we knew that it would open the floodgates to crazy requests from people trying to take down embarrassing things about them online. Immediately after the ruling, politicians...

Washington Redskins, Aunt Jemima & The US Patent Office

June 19, 2014 The United States Patent and Trademark Office has canceled the Washington Redskins' trademark registration, saying the team name is "disparaging of Native Americans, when used in relation to professional football services." CNBC I agree the name "Redskins" is offensive.  As The Sociopathic Business Model™ has...

No, No I Will Not Call You Doctor: Medical vs. Doctorate Debate

June 16, 2014 I get it people are proud of their accomplishments and I don’t mean to diminish the amount of work it takes to get advanced degrees; but, it’s pompous, pretentious  and when taken out of context  confusing when people outside of the medical community,...