Allopathic Medicine's Secret -- The Truth

Modern medicine is not the cure we were brought up to believe.
  • Experiments show that when doctors go on strike, turning off modern medicine, the death rate falls. And when the strike is over, turning modern medicine back on, the death rate returns to where it was before the strikes. This happened in seven of seven (7/7) cases. Also, " increase in the doctor supply is associated with an increase in mortality."
  • Medical researcher Gary Null studied the pertinent research in the U. S. The data led to his conclusion, “It is evident that the American medical system is the leading cause of death and injury in the United States.”
  • Industry insiders say they know this and keep their industry’s secret. “It is too difficult for people in our industry to say the obvious, ‘My work is killing some of the people it is supposed to be helping.’”

Concluding that an industry does not work is not unusual, as I have studied the life cycles of industries for many years and found they change through time, almost always becoming less effective as they grow older.

What surprises me as an experienced business, marketing and consumer researcher is an entire industry knowingly creating the unnecessary injuries and deaths of its own customers.

Modern medicine seems to be mostly an irrational phenomenon. This likely is the result of the consumer not getting all of the needed information, the truth, to make life and death decisions about their life threatening procedures and medicines.


Q1. What Is the Overall Effect of Modern Medicine?
A1. The Overall Effect Is Negative, Not Positive, Not Even Neutral.

When researchers evaluate anything like modern medicine they first try to determine whether what they are studying has an overall effect or value. This is difficult to do. But modern medicine is rare in that on seven occasions in four countries, over four decades, medical industry strikes have occurred. When the strikes are ongoing it is somewhat like having a controlled condition in the experiment, representing what would happen if modern medicine were turned off.

So, if you subtract the death rates during strikes, when modern medicine is mostly turned off, from the death rates during non-strikes, when modern medicine is turned on, it is possible to estimate the incremental overall death rate associated with modern medicine.

The results of these strikes, which were like experiments unintentionally conducted, were consistent: The death rates in seven of seven (7/7) cases spread across forty years and four countries dropped significantly during the strikes. Then after the strikes, the death rates returned to where they were before the strikes. footnote 1, footnote 2

We know of no other strikes over the years to include in this analysis. One can always question the details of any research but when there is the same pattern in seven out of seven cases, spread over forty years in four countries, in which no one person could have rigged the data, we are pretty confident in the information.

In support of the above, there is a 2003 robust Australian study finding that the more doctors the greater the death rate and the less doctors the lower the death rate. This is a different way to show the same thing, that allopathic medicine's drugs and invasive procedures are creating more negatives than positives. footnote 3
We are confident these findings lead to the conclusion that the allopathic drugs and invasive procedures' component of modern medicine is creating an overall negative contribution to society.

I apologize.

I am sorry if you think I am unjustly coming down hard on modern medicine. I do not want to upset anyone. The compassion your doctor shows you and the mechanical repairs by doctors putting us back together after accidents are not the problem we are reporting.

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The supporting quantitative data in Q2 and the qualitative information in Q3 below continue adding to our confidence.

How Could the Medical Industry’s Overall Effect Be Negative?
A2. Modern Medicine Is the Leading Cause Of Death and Injury In the U.S., Creating More Negatives Than Positives.

Once researchers find an overall effect of what they are studying, like the overall negative effect reported above, they begin to look for relationships to help explain it. Then, as these negative effects are found and removed, the remaining effect would show an overall positive effect and what is contributing to it.

One goal at Good Samaritans International is to help identify negatives and communicate them to consumers so we can remove them, when we are ready, leaving an overall positive effect to help more people create a better reality.

To our knowledge the only researcher to attempt a comprehensive analysis of the overall negative effect of modern medicine in the U. S. is Gary Null, PhD. Part of the Abstract of his work follows and there is a link to his comprehensive review at the end of the partial Abstract in Footnote 4. Footnote 5 is of a similar review but for modern medicine in Australia.
ABSTRACT A definitive review and close reading of medical peer-review journals, and government health statistics shows that American medicine frequently causes more harm than good. … The total number of iatrogenic deaths shown in the following table is 783,936. It is evident that the American medical system is the leading cause of death and injury in the United States. The 2001 heart disease annual death rate is 699,697; the annual cancer death rate, 553,251.5  footnote 4, footnote 5 

GSI note. Dictionary definition of "iatrogenic" (below) taken from Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary, 10th Edition

iatrogenic: induced inadvertently by a physician or surgeon or by medical treatment or diagnostic procedures

We would like to add to the quantitative information of the negative overall effect in seven of seven (7/7) experiments of modern medicine and Gary Null’s supporting research findings and conclusion, “It is evident that the American medical system is the leading cause of death and injury in the United States.” We offer our own qualitative but supportive information from our interviews with workers within the industry. Our purpose is to report what some people feel and say about the issue of “drug safety.” While the qualitative information of our study is internally consistent and the people representing it are the only ones in the industry with whom we interviewed over the years about drug safety, the samples’ selection and number of people we interviewed in the different types of organizations are not scientific or generalizable.
Q3. How Could Modern Medicine Do This To Us?
A3. Here Is What Different Industry Insiders Say About It.

First, let me give some information about myself. For thirty-five years, until recently, I lived and worked in the geographical center of the U. S. drug industry. As CEO of a marketing services firm, I visited, talked, dined, entertained and partied with people who work in modern medicine. Here are some representative excerpts of our conversations.

Drug Company Executives
When I said to these individuals, “There seem to be a lot of secrets in your company,” they reluctantly admitted it. I have had executives tell me they know their drugs, “… are hurting many people, or worse.” Some volunteered things like, “You will never know the extent of it.”

In other words, the drug company executives with whom I talked know how dangerous their drugs are.

But when one executive said to me, “What can you do to help us with our drug brands?” I said, “I can help you add information to your brands’ communications that will help consumers get better, faster. But then they may not need to use your brands as much.” She said, “That would not go over well around here.” End of conversation.

Drug Company Non-Executives
The drug company production workers and non-executive office workers with whom I talked also know their drugs are dangerous. Like the executives, I have heard several of the non-execs admit they know their drugs are hurting people, or worse.

Some said, when they learned how dangerous their company’s drugs were, they stopped taking them, or stopped taking all drugs.

One said, “It is too difficult for people in our industry to say the obvious, ‘My work is killing some of the people it is supposed to be helping.’”

The pharmacists with whom I talked said the manufacturers’ drugs are dangerous, maiming, even killing us. Several experienced druggists confided in me that they do not take drugs, or at least not for long, because they have seen so many people coming back to their stores with livers and other organs destroyed from taking too many drugs, as recommended. They volunteered they knew customers whose deaths were more likely to be from the drugs they took than from the problems the drugs were supposed to be helping.

The doctors with whom I talked know how dangerous the industry's drugs and invasive procedures are. I learned this directly from MDs who recommend drugs and invasive procedures and then indirectly through their MD friends who do not, themselves, dispense drugs or procedures. The non dispensers sometimes gave more information as they made negative judgments of their dispensing friends. I also learned of dangers from nurses and office workers in clinics.

There are some physicians who are trying to talk their patients out of using drugs or into using fewer drugs. And there are those, when learning their drugs were dangerous, left or changed their practice to avoid invasive and dangerous treatment. There are the complementary, alternative and integrative practitioners like Norm Sheely, Andrew Weil, Deepak Chopra and other creators of the first holistic clinics, who have seen the light. But, sometimes it was their nurses and office workers who saw the light first, or kept it on. Also, there are those physicians trained outside of allopathic medicine who help us learn how to heal without invasive procedures and drugs.

A growing number of physicians and staff are helping to lead us out of the dilemma of “modern” allopathic medicine. They are working on a better model of healing and health.

Citizens want to trust their government, including the Food & Drug Administration. Yet pharmaceutical company executives have told me FDA executives know how dangerous industry procedures and drugs are.

The FDA misrepresents the dangerous as safe by putting our government’s seal of approval on them. Yes, clinical testing is supposed to release the good things and hold back the bad things from the market. But the actual in-market, real-world data are the most accurate data, showing clinical drug testing to be invalid and, more importantly, irrelevant. Allopathic Medicine: Tested and False

Pharmaceutical companies seem to successfully pay for protection through contributions to both major political parties. Our representatives accept the money and cannot help but develop a vested interest in the pharmaceutical industry far greater than do the people they represent. While our political representatives may not know the dangers of procedures and drugs, many without this knowledge seem to be trying to protect the drug companies from lawsuits by the consumers being injured. The pharma companies, FDA and many of our representatives in government are complicit.

Drug secrets kept from consumers often start with drug advertising. We have found from our advertising and promotion experiments conducted for our former pharmaceutical company clients that drug advertising first does harm. Intrusive and unsolicited drug advertising depresses people’s health merely by switching consumer attention from the positives of the daily feelings of love and contentment, all of which heal, to the negative symptoms of depression, pain, sickness and disease -- the source of which is fear.

The negative headlines, sound bites, and content depress consumer health and increase stress, stimulating a need for relief and a search for it. The consumer’s new need and search for relief often lead to incremental buyers of the drugs in the ads. But the depressed health and the need for relief stimulated by the ads do not seem to go away when the consumers purchase and use the advertised brand.

One of the fathers of TV advertising research used to tell his clients that the old snake oil salesman’s adage is alive and well: “First ya make em sick; then ya sell the cure.” Is modern medicine just a sophisticated extension of the old snake oil industry, but more dangerous?

The answer seems to be, “Yes.” All of the experiments we conducted for our clients had the same result: the ads depressed health and increased sales. And this was still occurring among consumers when we measured long after exposure to the advertising. We also found that the more vulnerable the people, i.e. older and sicker, the more extreme were the results.

The drug company executives for whom we conducted the advertising experiments told us to take these findings out of our presentations and reports. I refused.

Pharmaceutical companies stopped calling me as they learned I would not suppress my findings to protect the higher-ups. I stopped calling on pharmaceutical companies when I learned their secret and could not make a change for the better.

Safety, Guilt & Secrets
All of the people with whom I initiated conversations in their companies seemed more willing to talk about their dangerous products, also known as “drug safety,” if I approached the issue through the company secrets of which they felt burdened.

When I provoked these executives with my statement about their company having a lot of secrets they seemed shocked, got up and closed their doors, lowered their voices to the serious or secretive levels, shook their heads negatively, and often looked down to avoid eye contact.

They seemed afraid, stressed, and in pain as they described meetings they attended in which fellow executives talked of their concerns for drug safety and what could be done about it. One executive said, "Drug safety. Get it? They are afraid to say 'consumer safety' or 'dangerous drugs' because of where it might lead."

In our conversations, none denied the deaths and permanent injury nor did anyone defend their products. These people have real secrets and heavy guilt. Some non-executive employees said they feel guilty but quitting their jobs would not help the situation and they said besides they need the money.

I believe the above people with whom I talked got into the industry to help people or at least liked that idea when they were hired. Then, like the frog put into cold water over the fire, the industry workers started to learn what was really going on. Some left the industry, while most decided to stay, accept and honor the secret to protect themselves and each other. It is difficult to change when you have a vested interest in your work, company, family and paycheck.

Recently, I heard someone say, “Everyone is innocent, until they know.”

And it may be easier for workers not to change, when they know the general public believes in and wants modern medicine.
It is sad that the industry’s own research findings lead to the conclusion that modern medicine is so dangerous, yet the industry continues in its ways. I understand there is an effort to try to reduce hospital errors and that is good, but if successful it will make little progress in reducing the overall negative effect. The industry's problem is less about some people getting the wrong treatment by mistake but more about everyone taking drugs and procedures, as a whole they would be better off without. And it is a problem that cannot be fixed with "modern" medicine's snake oil salesman's point of view.

A Short Conversation

Q. But why do so many of us believe modern medicine works, if the industry’s own research shows it does not?

A. Good question. It is due to the modern medicine illusion with which we were raised. Let me explain.

Modern medicine has two components: physical and mental.
  • The physical component is made up mostly of external medicines and procedures recommended by physicians.
  • The mental component is called the placebo. Our research has identified the placebo’s active ingredient as compassion, which seems to be limited only by our beliefs and expectations.
Our beliefs and expectations with which we were raised create the illusion that the external pills and procedures cure us, when in fact it is compassion from within and from others that makes us whole. As modern medicines’ toxic chemicals and invasive procedures make us worse, we incorrectly blame the symptoms, for which we were mistakenly being treated in the first place.
Q. Does this mean the physical component is actually worse than it appears because compassion is compensating for it, and if we changed our beliefs and expectations, compassion would help even more?

A. Yes, thank you. That completes the modern medicine illusion.
Good news and hope. If, as individuals, you and I strip away the negative medical procedures and drugs, our chances of not being injured or dying young from them would improve, dramatically. We then would be left with the best of modern medicine -- the placebo's positive effect. The placebo is the most tested, consistently positive and powerful treatment ever researched. It does all the heavy lifting of drugs and procedures and it comes in medicine and procedure forms.

It is time for consumers to reject the dangerous procedures and poisonous drugs and harness the most powerful tool, the placebo.

Together, we Good Samaritans will continue to learn and show the world how to heal from within so we, our children and grandchildren will live happier, healthier and longer. Good News

(1) British Medical Journal reports “Doctors’ strike in Israel may be good for health.” The same phenomenon was found in all strikes, i.e. death rates fell during strikes only to return to pre levels after the strikes: Israel, 2000; Israel, 1983; Israel, 1950’s; LA, 1970’s; Canada, 1970’s.
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(2) Robert S. Mendelsohn, M.D., reports death rates dropped during doctor strikes only to return to pre levels after the strikes. The strikes were in Bogota, 1976; Los Angeles, 1976 (same as above); and Israel, 1973.
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(3) Richardson and Peacock of the Centre For health Program Evaluation, Working Paper 137, Will More Doctors Increase or Decrease Death Rates? April, 2003.
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(4) Gary Null, et al, writes of his "DEATH BY MEDICINE" research that it is: “A definitive review and close reading of medical peer-review journals, and government health statistics shows that American medicine frequently causes more harm than good.”
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(5) Also see “The Human Element Of Adverse Effects” in the Medical Journal Of Australia in at bottom of screen for more of the same but from Australia.



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