I coined the term Lapdog Joes for journalists who
claim to be watch dogs but in reality are lap dogs.
They offer only those stories that are pre-approved
by their corporate paymasters. They begin as
idealists with high ethical standards and then learn
to spin facts to please their bosses and save their
jobs. They become disappointed and dispirited when
they no longer can deny their fact-spinning. But by
then, they are unable to find new ways of making an
A crucial issue that medical
lapdog Joes seldom, if ever, address is how
toxicities of foods, environments, and thoughts
cause the energetic-molecular derangements which rob
health and cause the dis-ease state. Years later,
these derangement produce symptom-complexes that are
labeled diseases of unknown origin. The central
problem of medical lapdog Joes is: digging hard
facts to write authentic and informative articles on
the subject of the relationships between the
problems of mentation and toxicities of foods,
environments, and stress takes energy and time.
Pious pontifications on such matters are easy and
Medical Lapdog are ordered by
their keepers never to address the crucial matters
of toxins in foods and environment when writing
articles on nutrition for politicians and the
public. They obediently do so.
Is there a simple way for women
and men who take pride in being watch dogs in
medical journalism? Yes, there is and here it is.
quote a doctor in your piece, please indicate
clearly how much of the speakers professional income
comes from drug companies or device makers.
This simple step will serve your
readers/listeners well. It will reveal to you the
absolute need for seeking information about clinical
nutrition, environmental illness, and medicine of
self-regulation from practitioners of such healing
Society, and Lapdog Joes
J. Doc, M.D.
J. Shrink, M.D.
Lapses at Harvard
Cancer Trials, and Lapdog Joes
6.. Mental Illness, Arizona
Murders, and Lapdog Joes
7. Avastin: A failed
8. Darwin, Cancer,
Trials, and Lapdog Joes
Untold Story of 9/11 Toxicity, Politicians, and the
City’s Medical Examiner."