Thursday, March 24, 2011

Are big disease non-profits all about money?

We have reported on this issue several years ago with regards to the Alzheimer's Association in 2008 and repeatedly with the American Heart Association.

The latest example is a provocative, detailed report concerning the American Cancer Society by renowned cancer advocate Samuel S. Epstein, M.D., Emeritus professor Environmental and Occupational Medicine at University of Illinois School of Public Health. The full report can be accessed here:

American Cancer Society: More Interested In Accumulating Wealth Than Saving Lives.

One organization that seems to be turning the corner in favor of saving lives, however, is the American Diabetes Association.

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