It’s no secret that big pharmaceutical companies such as Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson, GlaxoSmithKline, Novartis, AstraZeneca and Merck are multi-billion dollar corporations that impact the health and lives of billions of people.

They’ve been accused of creating diseases (like acid reflux and high cholesterol) in order to have a market to sell their drugs to.

Their lobbyists sway our politicians and our lawmakers.

Their money funds scientific research, medical students, and medical schools.

And their advertising dollars fund companies …