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Johnson & Johnson exposed as the mastermind corporation behind the opioid epidemic that kills 60,000 Americans a year

Who is to blame for the opioid epidemic that is currently gripping the nation and taking the lives of 60,000 Americans each year? Most people tend to blame the makers of these drugs, the doctors who prescribe them, and some even fault those who take these medications. However, now a very familiar name has been […]

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Despite what Big Pharma says, opioids do almost nothing to treat pain – study

A placebo pill is almost as effective as opioids for killing pain, suggests a new meta-analysis published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. This is because the physiological pain-killing effects of opioids decrease over time. As the pain-killing effects wane, a larger dose is needed, causing opioid addiction. The researchers warn that this can lead to […]

Opioids, SSRIs, Anti-Psychotics, Benzodiazepines

It’s The Brain-Altering Drugs Stupid: Addictive Opioids, SSRIs, Anti-Psychotics, Benzodiazepines And Suicidality

“One of the saddest lessons of history is this: If we’ve been bamboozled long enough, we tend to reject any evidence of the bamboozle. We’re no longer interested in finding out the truth. The bamboozle has captured us. It is simply too painful to acknowledge — even to ourselves — that we’ve been fooled.” — […]

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Integrative medicine hold great potential for alleviating pain better than opioids

Integrative medicine approaches, such as acupuncture and yoga, have great potential in treating pain. A review published in the journal Anesthesia & Analgesia reported that acupuncture, yoga, and other integrative medicine approaches have shown at least preliminary evidence of effectiveness in pain management. For the review, a team of researchers led by Yuan-Chi Lin, M.D., MPH, a researcher […]

DEA

DEA Makes Shocking Move, Orders Increase In Cannabis Production By 500% To Fight Opioid Crisis

By John Vibes In an interesting turn of events, The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has issued a ruling which will greatly increase the amount of marijuana that can be grown legally for research purposes. In the same report, the DEA announced that they will be attempting to reduce the production of problematic opioid pharmaceuticals.  Listen to Article The amount of […]

Addiction

Addiction doc says: It’s not the drugs. It’s the ACEs…adverse childhood experiences.

He says: Addiction shouldn’t be called “addiction”. It should be called “ritualized compulsive comfort-seeking”. He says: Ritualized compulsive comfort-seeking (what traditionalists call addiction) is a normal response to the adversity experienced in childhood, just like bleeding is a normal response to being stabbed. He says: The solution to changing the illegal or unhealthy ritualized compulsive comfort-seeking behavior […]

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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, […]

The hunt for opioid alternatives: Researchers look to sensory blocking substances from the ocean

The hunt for opioid alternatives: Researchers look to sensory blocking substances from the ocean

Over two million people in the U.S. have become dependent on opioid drugs, with approximately 52,000 overdose deaths in 2015. The country’s opioid crisis is leading scientists and researchers to find new ways to treat pain, and they’re making a lot of progress. A team of researchers from the University of Utah Health (U of U Health) […]

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Addiction breeds addiction

Science shows high sugar diets make you more susceptible to other drugs, such as addictive opioids A study conducted by behavioral neuroscience experts at the University of Guelph in Canada has shown that excessive sugar intake may render people more susceptible to drug abuse. The scientists carried out experiments on laboratory rats in order to determine the […]

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Congress Is To Blame For The Opioid Epidemic Plus All Vaccine Tragedies; Investigate Both Now

By Catherine J. Frompovich Sunday, October 15, 2017, CBS TV news 60 Minutes dropped a proverbial “bombshell” regarding the problems with the U.S. pharmaceutical industry and the “shills” who promote Pharma’s wares—licensed medical doctors, distributors, pharmacists, etc. If, by chance, you missed CBS’s outstanding piece of investigative journalism, here’s a short introductory video to acquaint you with the […]