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Mental Illness Not Usually Linked to Crime; Sociopaths are Not Mentally Ill

There is a very clear distinction between those who suffer from mental illness such as bipolar disorders, major depression, or schizophrenia disorders and those who have an antisocial personality disorders called psychopaths or sociopaths (used interchangeably).  Yet they're often unfairly and incorrectly lumped into the same...

Healthcare Fraud: Orthofix VP of Sales Sentenced to Prison & Now Physician

Orthofix and the bone-stimulation fraud investigation against them has sentenced seven employees and now one physician. The  highest-ranking company employee convicted was Thomas Guerrieri, former vice president of sales, who was sentenced to eight months in prison and $50,000 in fines in July 2013 for paying...

Palcohol=Portable Powdered Alcohol=Approved Now NOT Approved

April 23, 2014 Need a scorecard? Blame it on the Pa-pa-pa- pal-alcohol.  Lipsmark, makers of Palcohol, the powdered alcohol in vodka, rum, Cosmopolitan and Lemon Drop added to five ounces of water creating a standard size cocktail was all over the media last week when they unexpectedly...

Medicare Chief Jonathan Blum & The Sociopathic Business Model™

April 22, 2014 Who didn't see this coming?  Frankly, I didn't think it would happen so swiftly though.    Jonathan Blum, CMS Principal Deputy Administrator (Medicare/Medicaid’s department's highest position) who helped oversee the unprecedented release earlier this month of detailed Medicare payment data for 880,000 physicians which also showed that 2% of...

General Mills Showing People How Not to “Like” Their Company

Have you ever absentmindedly clicked "Like" on a Facebook post?  How about for a product that was advertised on your Facebook page? First, it's getting increasingly difficult to tell the difference between a story and the ads under Facebook's new format which is somewhat deceptive...

The Publishing Industry and The Sociopathic Business Model™

  Is it really a Bestseller? It turns out to be true you can't judge a book by its cover.  Much like the celebrities who purchase Twitter followers or Facebook 'Likes,' to give the appearance of popularity to leverage endorsement deals, some in the publishing industry are...