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Study Shows How Doctors GET PAID to Fuel the Opioid Crisis

Most doctors are wonderful people and consummate professionals who truly want the best for their patients. But a recent study suggests much of the blame for the opioid crisis lies squarely on the shoulders of doctors who write prescriptions for hard-hitting opioids when other simpler pain-relieving methods would suffice. The study shows that as recently as 2015, doctors were […]

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Harvard analysis determines: Doctors who prescribe opioids receive HUGE kickbacks from pharma corporations

The opioid epidemic seems to be on everyone’s minds these days, with the Trump administration having recently declared it to be a major “public health emergency,” and one supposedly caused by “drug traffickers” – for which President Trump himself wants to see harsher penalties against “dealers.” But a recent study out of Harvard University reveals that open borders and street hustlers, […]

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Free Meals from Drug Companies Influence how Doctors Prescribe Drugs

Drug companies don’t need to give doctors thousands of dollars in kickbacks to sway them to prescribe their medications and implant their devices. A new study published online in JAMA Internal Medicine shows that doctors who received a free meal from a pharmaceutical company were more likely to prescribe the drug the company was promoting […]

Big Pharma and Medical Industry Dole Out $3.5 Billion in Kickbacks to Doctors and Teaching Hospitals

Big Pharma and Medical Industry Dole Out $3.5 Billion in Kickbacks to Doctors and Teaching Hospitals

“It is scary how many similarities there are between this [pharmaceutical] industry and the mob.” ~ former Vice-President of Pfizer pharmaceuticals. The U.S. federal government has released disturbing data about the profiteering nature behind our medical system. Namely, a staggering 4.4 million payments made to physicians and teaching hospitals by medical device and pharmaceutical companies. According […]

Healthy Children & Adults Vaccinated with Flu Shot are Dying

Healthy Children & Adults Vaccinated with Flu Shot are Dying

This story is just as important today as it was when originally shared back in January. Since that time even more have died. VaxTruth and the #CDCwhistleblower community of parents would like to offer our most sincere condolences and prayers to the families of Kiera Driscoll, Katherine McQuestion, Ayzlee McCarthy, Amber Gray, Kristie Green, Kaylynne […]

GMO House members who voted in favor or DARK Act to block GMO labeling received windfall payouts from Big Food

GMO House members who voted in favor or DARK Act to block GMO labeling received windfall payouts from Big Food

Everyone knows that money talks in D.C. But most people probably aren’t aware of just how loudly it speaks, greatly influencing policy decisions like the recent passage of the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2015, known as the “DARK” Act by its critics. This nefarious bill aims to bar states from passing their […]

Oncologist Sentenced to 45 Years in Prison for Administering Unnecessary Chemo to Patients

Oncologist Sentenced to 45 Years in Prison for Administering Unnecessary Chemo to Patients

Farid Fata has a long stay in jail ahead of him. The doctor, a hematologist-oncologist that once worked in the suburbs of Detroit was just sentenced to 45 years in prison for running a fraud scheme in which he prescribed unnecessary chemotherapy and other cancer treatments to patients that didn’t need it. Some of Fata’s […]

1 in 5 nursing home residents still prescribed dangerous antipsychotic drugs despite $2.2 billion legal settlement

1 in 5 nursing home residents still prescribed dangerous antipsychotic drugs despite $2.2 billion legal settlement

 More than one out of every five nursing home residents is still being given powerful antipsychotic drugs despite a growing consensus that they are inappropriate and often dangerous. These drugs frequently are given to “calm” dementia patients even though many are approved only for the treatment of diseases such as schizophrenia. Despite a federal initiative, a $2.2 […]