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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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How Big Pharma gets away with selling crystal meth to children: By renaming it ‘Adderall’

In a recent appearance on All In with Chris Hayes on MSNBC, drug abuse and addiction expert Carl Hart of Columbia University made a shocking claim: There isn’t much difference between the demonized street drug methamphetamine (also known as meth or crystal meth) and the prescription drug Adderall. It’s not the first time Hart has […]

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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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OUTRAGE: Big Pharma ordered to pay $70M after concealing adverse effects of cancer drugs and misleading doctors

In a case that clearly illustrates the extent of corruption, callousness and greed on the part of Big Pharma’s cancer industry, two drug companies have been ordered to pay nearly $70 million to settle a federal lawsuit over charges that the companies lied about the effectiveness of a cancer drug. The two companies, Genentech and […]

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CDC: Prescription painkiller drugs kill 40 Americans every single day

Prescription painkiller drugs like OxyContin (oxycodone) and Vicodin (hydrocodone) are now directly responsible for killing 40 Americans every single day. This disturbing fact comes from new data compiled by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as part of an ongoing investigation into prescription drug abuse. The numbers from the CDC report show […]

Pharma marketed antidepressants to children after hiding the risk of suicide and aggression revealed by clinical trials

Pharma marketed antidepressants to children after hiding the risk of suicide and aggression revealed by clinical trials

A BMJ press release reported, “Children and adolescents have a doubled risk of aggression and suicide when taking one of the five most commonly prescribed antidepressants,” according to a study published in The BMJ on January 28, 2016. Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) and serotonin–norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs) are the most commonly prescribed antidepressants, the […]

Prescription drugs can be dangerous to your health

Prescription drugs can be dangerous to your health

Have you ever really stopped to listen to what the drug commercials say? The manufacturers are sincerely hoping you haven’t. They fill your TV screen with beautiful pictures of happy couples dancing, walking on beaches, making family dinners, and being healthy and active. They seem to have the life that (hopefully) you want. The words […]

6 Dangerous Prescription Drugs You Should Think Twice Before Taking

6 Dangerous Prescription Drugs You Should Think Twice Before Taking

You may trust your doctor, but it does not necessarily mean that every medication he prescribes is safe for you. The latest studies have shown that many of the popular prescription drugs have potentially serious side-effects, ranging from short-term nausea and headaches to chronic inflammatory myopathy and heart disease – and in some cases even […]

The Dangers of Warfarin (Coumadin) – Natural Alternatives for Stroke Prevention

The Dangers of Warfarin (Coumadin) – Natural Alternatives for Stroke Prevention

Is There a Natural Alternative to Coumadin? For some reason, conventional medicine would have you believe that Warfarin (Coumadin) is the better and safer choice over Vitamin E therapy for the prevention of strokes. Unfortunately, there simply aren’t many medical doctors who even bother to read the research supporting the efficacy of Vitamin E over the widely prescribed pharmaceutical Coumadin. Instead, they continue to stay […]

30 Million Americans On Antidepressants And 21 Other Facts About America’s Endless Pharmaceutical Nightmare

30 Million Americans On Antidepressants And 21 Other Facts About America’s Endless Pharmaceutical Nightmare

Has there ever been a nation more hooked on drugs than the United States?  And I am not just talking about illegal drugs – the truth is that the number of Americans addicted to legal drugs is far greater than the number of Americans addicted to illegal drugs.  As you will read about below, more […]