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U.S. Life Expectancy Drops Amid Rising Suicide, Drug Overdose Rates

Life expectancy in the United States has dropped 2 years in a row. Yikes. In this piece, I’d like to cover the in-depth reports outlining 2017, and then we will get into the overview for 2018 in the next piece. Three reports from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) showed that in 2017, it was […]

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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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Legal Opioids Have Killed Hundreds Of Thousands As Big Pharma Bribes Politicians To Ignore It

By Jack Burns More than 200,000 Americans have died from prescription opioid overdoses since 1999 and as the epidemic continues, it raises serious questions about why the United States government has failed to stop it in the last 20 years. According to a recent report, many influential politicians are receiving incentives from drug manufacturers to, in […]

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Guess I’ll Sit Around and Medicate – America’s Opioid Crisis

I look at the big picture of the drug culture in the United States and how widely accepted it is to medicate yourself yet when that doctor prescribed medication leads to addiction or illegal drugs enter into the picture it becomes taboo.  What’s the difference, really? One is government sanctioned while the other remains illegal and therefore […]

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Proof of illegal kickbacks: Doctor admits he was compensated by opioid manufacturer for issuing unnecessary prescriptions

A Rhode Island-based physician has recently admitted to participating in a fraudulent scheme and accepting hundreds of thousands of dollars in kickbacks to illegally prescribe fentanyl, a highly-addictive opioid. A Reutersreport has revealed that Dr. Jerrold Rosenberg, 36, has pleaded guilty before the U.S. District Court in Providence on grounds of health care fraud and illegally prescribing the addictive fentanyl-based cancer […]

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Washington Post: U.S. Congress engineered DEA racket to protect Big Pharma’s opioid drug giants

Although best known for publishing fake news or being forced give back a Pulitzer prize after being caught committing fake journalism, the Washington Post occasionally stumbles across an actual news story. Over the weekend, the Post published a story that reads almost exactly like Natural News a decade ago, accusing the U.S. Congress of conspiring with drug companies to hobble the […]

793 Million Opioid Drug Doses Prescribed In One Year

793 Million Opioid Drug Doses Prescribed In One Year

By Jon Rappoport Here’s why zombies are real… The state government of Ohio has filed a lawsuit against five drug companies: Teva, Allergen, Johnson & Johnson, Purdue, and Endo. The suit accuses these companies of unlawful marketing practices that have led to Ohio’s opioid addiction “problem.” Here’s the big one: the suit states that, in […]

Drug War Intensifies, Opioid Deaths Increase

Drug War Intensifies, Opioid Deaths Increase

By Dan King Last month, President Donald Trump appointed New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie as the head of a task force aimed at curbing opioid use and abuse. On April 11, it was announced that Pennsylvania Rep. Tom Marino would likely step down from his current position to lead the Office of National Drug Control […]

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What’s killing Americans? Top 10 prescribed medications of 2016 give us a troublesome answer

‘Let food be thy medicine’ is a saying attributed to Hippocrates, who is known as the Father of Modern Medicine. We would be well off to heed his advice, but by and large, we do not, for it is the Standard American Diet that is making us sick. A look at the most often prescribed […]

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Prescription painkillers kill far more people than heroin and cocaine

A leading pathologist is warning that one prescription painkiller is causing more deaths than cocaine and heroin. The expert, Prof. Jack Crane – Northern Ireland’s top pathologist – says Tramadol is currently “claiming more lives than any other drug,” and as such ought to be upgraded to the Class A category. Currently, the drug is […]