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|3/22/2015 - Statins are a deadly scam, and new research published in the journal Expert Review of Clinical Pharmacology undoubtedly proves this. Using "statistical deception" to make statins appear safe and effective, the drug industry has deviously sold the United States and other Western nations a bill of goods,...|
|3/11/2015 - With its "female sexual dysfunction" drug twice rejected by the FDA as risky and ineffective, Sprout Pharmaceuticals has turned to political lobbying to secure the drug's approval.
Following the blockbuster success of the erectile dysfunction drug Viagra, drug makers began searching for an equivalent...|
|3/10/2015 - It's not often that the FDA gets sued for anything, but a powerful Philadelphia legal firm that handles whistleblower and class action cases throughout the nation, Sheller, P.C., has petitioned the Federal Court to demand the FDA follow through with black box warnings for Johnson & Johnson's drug Risperdal...|
|2/24/2015 - Mexico-based drug cartels are using technology to smuggle drugs into the United States, including small drones like one that crashed in a city located along the southwest border in California, authorities said.
As reported by Fox News and other media, police in the Mexican border city of Tijuana,...|
|2/17/2015 - A new study is linking commonly used medicines, which include over-the-counter treatments, of ailments like hay fever and insomnia to dementia and possibly Alzheimer's disease.
According to the BBC, researchers in the study noted that all of the medications examined are drugs that produce an "anticholinergic"...|
|2/16/2015 - Those infamous last words once spoken by Barack Obama -- if you own a business that you built from the ground up, you didn't actually build it -- apparently had a lasting effect on some members of Congress. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), seemingly reflective of this sentiment, recently told a conference...|
|2/10/2015 - It's not uncommon for criminals to show up in the medical field. The insurance system by itself encourages doctors to use criminal and unethical behavior to make a living. Doctors care less about the quality of care they are giving. They want to see as many patients as possible so they can collect all...|
|1/7/2015 - In a naked attempt to shred the Constitution's privacy and due process provisions, drug warriors are pursuing a new avenue of prosecution: Testing your sewage waste to see if you've been naughty or nice when it comes to using a drug Uncle Sam has deemed illegal.
What's worse, there are actually some...|
|1/3/2015 - Children who take mind-altering medications like Ritalin (methylphenidate) and Adderall (amphetamine and dextroamphetamine) for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have been shown in a new peer-reviewed study to perform worse in school than if they weren't taking the substances at all.
|12/26/2014 - In what's being called the "biggest criminal case ever brought in the U.S. over contaminated medicine," U.S. Attorney Carmen Ortiz is flabbergasted at the negligence of a Massachusetts-based pharmacy, whose employees are now being held responsible for the deaths of a large number of people since 2012.
|12/23/2014 - The pro-pharma, anti-nutrition mainstream media is engaged in an all-out panic over the success of Dr. Oz in teaching nutrition and disease prevention to the American public. Not surprisingly, all the usual suspects -- media outlets funded by Big Pharma advertising money -- have unleashed a wave of...|
|12/14/2014 - There is new hope for those infected with the potentially deadly hepatitis C virus -- but only for those who can afford it.
The FDA recently approved a combination pill -- the first of its kind -- to treat hepatitis C. The new drug appears to be very effective, with a cure rate of 94 percent in those...|
|12/11/2014 - One of the problems with pharmaceuticals (as opposed to most natural remedies) is the fact that, whenever you swallow a pill or receive an injection, you are forced to place your trust in whoever manufactured the medication.
There is no way to determine beforehand whether or not the dose you are...|
|12/10/2014 - The legacy of back room wheelin' and dealin' by the drug industry, which routinely pays off doctors and academic researchers to hawk oftentimes dangerous and ineffective pharmaceuticals and medical devices, could soon be blown wide open by newly enacted legislation passed as part of the Affordable Care...|
|12/8/2014 - Like many other so-called "behavioral" disorders, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, is a completely fabricated condition that was invented for the sole purpose of turning normal behavioral variances into "diseases" that require costly drug interventions. This crafty pharmaceutical scam...|
|12/4/2014 - The drought in California has unfortunately become a way of life for the majority of its residents, with many of them resorting to showering in portable stalls located in parking lots and getting on board with drinking recycled sewage water.
The latter specifically pertains to San Diego, where a...|
|12/4/2014 - (Story by Prof Jason Kissner, republished from GlobalResearch.ca)
We can now be extraordinarily confident that the U.S. government is lying, in key material respects, about the latest Ebola outbreak--and not just because it lies about nearly everything of political consequence. This article shows...|
|12/2/2014 3:49:56 PM - Adolescents given prescriptions for sleeping pills or anti-anxiety medications by their family doctors are up to 12 times more likely to go on to abuse those and/or other drugs into adulthood, according to shocking new research published by the American Psychological Association (APA).
A survey of...|
|12/2/2014 - Oftentimes, the knee-jerk reaction of the medical community to inflammation is to dole out drugs to reduce it. In fact, there is a whole classification of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, or NSAIDs, available by prescription and over-the-counter. NSAIDs are associated with a variety of risks,...|
|11/26/2014 - As news about Kenyan women being given tetanus vaccinations laced with a sterilization drug known to cause spontaneous abortions and infertility raises serious questions about race- and gender-based medical crimes, a series of boycotts and probes have broken out in the country in an effort to get to...|
|11/24/2014 4:09:35 PM - Family gatherings, gift shopping, holiday parties and delicious-looking home-cooked food spells the holiday for many of us. While often a time of indulgence, our standards for clean, healthy, toxin-free food mustn't be thrown out the window. With the passing of Thanksgiving, and with Christmas just...|
|11/24/2014 11:50:13 AM - Psychiatric drugs are more dangerous than you have ever imagined. If you haven't been prescribed one yet, you are among the lucky few. If you or a loved one are taking psychiatric drugs, there is hope; but you need to understand the dangers and how to minimize the risk.
The following overview focuses...|
|11/18/2014 - The total insanity of over-medication in America has reached a new low as Arizona State University has installed a prescription drug vending machine called InstyMeds.
American college students -- who are already the most over-medicated population on the planet -- now have an even easier way to pollute...|
|11/5/2014 - Pharmaceutical drugs are the top cause of sudden, allergy-related death in the United States, according to a study conducted by researchers from Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and published online in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology...|
|10/30/2014 3:59:06 PM - Relatively new to the food products market, Dr. Bronner's Magic Soaps, a Southern California-based family company famous for its organic, fair-trade pure castile soaps, has come under scrutiny by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for merely sharing with its customers the proven health benefits...|
|10/30/2014 - It seems that the world is finally waking up to the consequences of pharmaceutical pollution, a phenomenon that's single-handedly shaping our planet into an unnatural environment with grotesque repercussions.
Low-level yet active concentrations of pharmaceuticals are saturating the earth, causing...|
|10/30/2014 - With all the talk lately about Ebola and its potential to hop continents and spark a global pandemic, it is important to keep in mind that Ebola doesn't kill just anyone -- it is particularly virulent in those who are immunosuppressed, which is why it is crucial for you and your family to take steps...|
|10/29/2014 - The same drug manufacturers that stand to profit immensely from the sale of Ebola vaccines say they require full legal immunity from any potential lawsuits that might arise when people are harmed by various adverse effects from these "emergency" drugs.
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) CEO Andrew Witty told...|
|10/22/2014 - A report was recently released that found a full-blown heroin crisis to be on the rise this year, plaguing the streets of New York. This has allegedly been the worst episode of state-wide drug overdoses related to heroin for any given year since 2003. In total, 420 people died in 2013, while there had...|
|10/20/2014 - We're saved! The CDC has now partnered with the FDA to approve a new medical treatment for Ebola, guaranteed to offer 100% protection against the coming pandemic. The new anti-Ebola drug is called "Vitamin D-Nial" and will be offered free of charge at all voting booths on November 4.
|10/14/2014 - Right now, speculators are bubbling with anticipation, as drug company stocks are set to make impressive gains. Ever since Thomas Eric Duncan was quarantined at a Dallas hospital, it was only a matter of time before he would be subjected to new experimental drugs. Not long thereafter, the US FDA approved...|
|10/10/2014 - A San Antonio-based medical device manufacturing company called Xenex has developed a robot that can kill Ebola or other viruses using just two minutes of ultraviolet light pulses. The robot, named "Little Moe," takes just five minutes to eradicate viruses from a single room, the company said.
|10/3/2014 - An unrelenting, ravenous greed looks to capitalize on the emergence of pandemic disease coming to America. Investors are beginning to push and shove for drug company stocks that have exploded since Ebola was first identified in America. It's almost as if vultures have begun to circle overhead in Dallas,...|
|9/27/2014 - There are no more supplies of an experimental Ebola drug that has shown some possible effectiveness, and there will not be for months. The announcement was made by doctors treating Manuel Garcia Viejo, a Spanish missionary priest who was flown back to Spain for treatment after being diagnosed with Ebola.
|9/26/2014 - Drug companies are always coming up with new ways to keep people taking their product. By bribing hospitals and doctors, drug company executives can push their rubberstamped snake oil into the medical system, where's its suddenly considered medicine. (British pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline was...|
|9/26/2014 - There's a harmful drug that adults are bringing into homes that is adversely affecting young children. But it's not pot or cannabis oil. It's a prescribed pharmaceutical that's not as ubiquitous as over-the-counter (OTC) acetaminophen (Tylenol), which also sends kids to emergency rooms.
|9/25/2014 - In furtherance of the medical monopoly that dominates western civilization today, the FDA issued warning letters to three companies over what they call fraudulent health claims regarding Ebola treatments.
The warning letters, viewable here, single out the Natural Solutions Foundation (Rima Laibow)...|
|9/24/2014 12:04:44 PM - Throughout September, popular media reports have claimed that the Ebola death rate took out 50 percent of those infected with the virus. New figures released on September 20 by the World Health Organization show that the death rate is actually higher than what's been reported on. WHO says that 70 percent...|
|9/24/2014 - An investigation by Reuters reveals that the practice of using antibiotics in poultry feed expands much further than government officials had previously thought. Investigators reviewed hundreds of pages of "feed tickets," documents issued by feed mills to chicken factories owned by six major poultry...|
|9/23/2014 - The drug industry has come up with yet another phony mental illness that it says afflicts as many as 2 million children: "Sluggish Cognitive Tempo," or SCT, one of the most ridiculous counterfeit diseases yet. According to a description of the "disease" published in the Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology,...|
|9/13/2014 - Over the objections of its own advisory panel, the FDA has approved another killer drug which hit pharmacy shelves in March - a powerful new painkiller named Zohydro which is 10 times stronger than Vicodin. In approving the drug, the FDA ignored an overwhelming 11 to 2 vote against approval by the advisory...|
|9/12/2014 - Many Americans would argue that the U.S. is the greatest nation on Earth, a beacon of freedom and hope for the rest of the world to emulate. But when it comes to mental and physical quality of life here in the States, America appears to rank near the bottom, as evidenced by the nation's massive and...|
|9/11/2014 - On Monday, Attorney General Eric Holder announced plans to expand a government take-back program of prescription drugs in an attempt to tackle America's growing dependency on Big Pharma's best-selling products.
The new policy authorizes the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to allow hospitals,...|
|9/10/2014 - Prolific use of the nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) ibuprofen is contaminating rivers and poisoning fish, according to a multi-center study published in the journal Environment International.
The study was led by a researcher from the University of York's Environment Department and involved...|
|9/9/2014 7:03:55 PM - Men who require testosterone replacement therapy have been deprived access to lower-cost, generic versions of the popular branded testosterone drug AndroGel in violation of the law, claims a new federal lawsuit. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is suing several major drug companies, including AbbVie...|
|9/8/2014 - Health researchers have announced the discovery of a new antibiotic-resistant superbug in Ohio, in a study published ahead of print in the journal Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. The print version is due for publication in October.
Although any new superbug is cause for concern, researchers...|
|9/8/2014 - They told him to take the pills, on time, every day, promising that his depression would go away, but all is not the same as before...
His impulses are now sudden, sharp and cutting, like the razor gripped tight in his hand. Every thought that comes to mind aches with pulses of retaliation -- some...|
|9/8/2014 - The federal government is the largest buyer of pharmaceuticals every single year, and a great deal of that money is spent on the purchase of drugs that are extremely harmful to our children -- especially their brains.
When taxpayers aren't subsidizing all of this, government agencies and Congress...|
|9/3/2014 - Vermont is taking a novel approach to its treatment of epidemic heroin addition: State officials are beginning to treat the problem as a health issue rather than continuing to pursue the failed policies of uber-drug-enforcement with little emphasis devoted to rehabilitation -- the policy approach that...|
|9/3/2014 - A massive joint study (no pun intended) by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore, the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City was conducted to determine the impact on reducing prescription opioid deaths in states...|
|8/30/2014 - An experimental drug for Ebola known as ZMapp has failed, according to new reports, after a top Liberian doctor who was given the untested medication recently died. According to Lewis Brown, Liberia's Information Minister, Dr. Abraham Borbor seemed to be improving after being given ZMapp but suddenly...|
|8/28/2014 - A new deadly designer drug has hit the streets of America, and other countries across the globe, that experts say is five to 15 stronger than heroin, according to a new study in the Annals of Emergency Medicine. The drug is particularly worrisome because of its inability to be detected. In fact, it...|
|8/25/2014 - Now that the shock fallout from comedian and actor Robin Williams' untimely suicide is beginning to settle, questions about why Williams chose to end his life so suddenly are starting to emerge. Dr. Gary Kohls, a family physician and mental health specialist, and others have already begun discussing...|
|8/19/2014 - A recent article published in the The Telegraph, a major United Kingdom newspaper, investigated the high cost of diabetes drugs and how they're draining the coffers of the UK's National Health Service (NHS), Great Britain's government medical care system.
The article mentioned that perhaps prevention...|
|8/17/2014 - There's a very interesting showdown taking place right now in the realm of Ebola treatments and cures. At stake is billions of dollars in potential vaccine profits as well as potentially tens of millions of lives of an Ebola pandemic outbreak takes place.
Here's a summary of what's happening so far,...|
|8/17/2014 - Now that the mainstream media has planted the seeds of fear with regard to the stateside spread of Ebola, the stage is set for the eventual release of Ebola drugs and vaccines to supposedly combat this deadly illness. But experimental drugs already administered to two American aid workers, which contain...|
|8/12/2014 - A panel of World Health Organization "ethicists" has declared it is ethically acceptable for drug companies to run medical experiments on Ebola victims. "The WHO panel unanimously concluded that it is ethical to offer medications to fight the Ebola virus, even if their effectiveness or adverse effects...|
|8/12/2014 - How do you make money from a deadly pandemic? According to tens of thousands of investors, you plow money into Tekmira Pharmaceuticals, the company that's suddenly the darling of the pharmaceutical industry due to its early R&D work on an Ebola vaccine.
The company's Ebola vaccine trial was on hold...|
|8/11/2014 - While the world of conventional medicine lines up to profit from the Ebola panic, there is no mention anywhere in the mainstream media of the criminal corporation behind the Ebola vaccine.
GlaxoSmithKline, now being celebrated by the pro-pharma press, is the same company that also has a proven criminal...|
|8/11/2014 - The pharmaceutical industry is salivating over the prospect of milking the Medicaid system dry, now that Obamacare has expanded medical coverage to millions of low-income individuals who require expensive drug treatments for serious health conditions. New reports indicate that so-called "wonder drugs"...|
|8/8/2014 - Hampered by media reports of widespread abuse and gentle slaps on the wrist by federal regulators, the drug industry is reluctantly developing tamper-proof technologies that it claims will help curb opioid junkies from taking pills without a prescription. But at least one doctor has publicly stated...|
|8/7/2014 - As the death toll from this latest Ebola outbreak edges closer to 1,000, a group of "experts" has come forward with calls to start administering experimental medicines to West Africans. The Los Angeles Times reports that Peter Piot, who is credited with co-discovering the Ebola virus back in the 1970s,...|
|8/6/2014 - Lexapro is an anti-depressant that's been prescribed millions of times since it was first introduced, and physicians continue to prescribe it today, despite the fact that the drug -- along with other drugs known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, or SSRIs -- has been associated with significant...|
|8/4/2014 - A German drug company has been outed for lying to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and European regulators about the safety of a popular blood-thinning medication. A series of papers recently published in The BMJ explain that Boehringer Ingelheim, maker of Pradaxa (dabigatran), withheld key...|
|7/31/2014 - A global outbreak of deadly Ebola is underway and has crossed national borders. One infected victim of the horrifying disease flew on international flights, vomiting on board and exposing hundreds of people to the deadly virus which can be transmitted through airborne particles. Ebola has an 8-10 day...|
|7/28/2014 - Forest Pharmaceuticals is under fire for causing fatal birth defects with its antidepressant drugs Lexapro [S-(+)-1-[3-(dimethyl-amino) propyl]-1-(p-fluorophenyl)-5-phthalancarbonitrile oxalate] and Celexa [-1-(3-dimethylaminopropyl)-1-(4-fluorophenyl)-1,3-dihydroisobenzofuran-5-carbonitrile].
|7/28/2014 - A monkey version of the HIV virus can outwit anti-AIDS drugs just days after entering the body, according to researchers who were disappointed that Big Pharma still cannot produce a human cure for the disease.
If the same thing is true for humans, treatment for HIV would have to begin "extremely...|
|7/26/2014 - On Dec. 7, 1982, Texas became the first state to authorize lethal injection to kill convicted murderers. In recent years, some states that recognize the death penalty have come under fire.
Lethal injections by drugs come with their own set of problems. Recent controversies in Ohio and Oklahoma show...|
|7/24/2014 - The U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) has taken a new leap toward tyranny with a major federal lawsuit filed against parcel courier FedEx, bringing outrageous charges of conspiracy to distribute controlled substances and drug trafficking. The lawsuit, which seeks hundreds of millions of dollars in...|
|7/24/2014 - Of all the potential side effects associated with antidepressant drug use, weight gain is one of the most familiar. Reports indicate that as many as 25 percent of people who take antidepressant medications like Lexapro and other selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) wind up gaining weight...|
|7/20/2014 - More than likely concerned about its growing irrelevance now that cannabis prohibition is finally coming to an end nationwide, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) has decided to launch an official investigation into the alleged prescription drug abuse culture of the National Football League (NFL).
|7/20/2014 - Those of us who have long been describing the pharmaceutical industry as a "criminal racket" over the last few years have been wholly vindicated by recent news. Drug and vaccine manufacturer Merck was caught red-handed by two of its own scientists faking vaccine efficacy data by spiking blood samples...|
|7/17/2014 - Sure, we all know that drugs aren't made of sugar and spice, but sometimes the ingredients that are included in even the most popular and widely used drugs can be pretty disturbing. Although Lexapro is marketed as a drug for fighting both depression and anxiety, many of the ingredients contained in...|
|7/17/2014 - Drug-resistant superbug infections have reached near-epidemic levels across U.S. hospitals, with an alarming 500% increase now documented in a study just published in the August issue of Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology (the journal of the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America)....|
|7/16/2014 - Each year, millions of Americans are prescribed the anti-depressant drug Paxil, which belongs to a class of drugs known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, or SSRIs. These powerful medications have a direct bearing on the chemistry of your brain and the way the nerves in your brain respond to...|
|7/14/2014 - Without knowing it, your psychiatric drug, and some nonpsychiatric drugs, could be exposing you to the risk of tardive dyskinesia (TD). The disorder is rampant and causes tragic injuries. In February of this year, I was the medical expert in a $1.5 million jury verdict on behalf of a child who will...|
|7/13/2014 - Dr. Mehmet Oz appeared before the Senate Subcommittee on Consumer Protection on Tuesday. He was charged with making false weight-loss claims and was there to testify. Chairwoman of the subcommittee Senator Claire McCaskill stated, "You are being made an example of today because of the power you have...|
|7/11/2014 - A U.S. Border Patrol agent has gone public with some incredible charges against the Obama administration, accusing it of "aiding, abetting and facilitating the smuggling of illegal aliens across the border."
The agent, Hector Garcia, told CNN in a recent interview that the current chaos of mass illegal...|
|7/5/2014 - A recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reveals that the overprescription of narcotic painkillers is still a major problem in the United States.
The report, published on July 1, is based on data collected by retail pharmacies, which fill the majority of US prescriptions....|
|7/2/2014 - As the flood of illegal immigrants continues across the nation's southwestern border, federal agents charged with securing our boundary with Mexico have become increasingly inundated, and some have begun to warn that the situation is becoming dire for a number of reasons.
Border Patrol agent and...|
|7/2/2014 - According to a study published in the Public Health Reports, driving under the influence of prescription drugs is becoming a large problem in society, causing more fatal driving accidents than ever before.
Today, driving fatalities due to driving under the influence of prescription drugs, including...|
|6/28/2014 - AstraZeneca has come out making bold claims about their new experimental ovarian cancer drug called olaparib. In clinical trials, the drug company shows that their new drug enables an 83 percent reduction in the risk of ovarian cancer progression.
According to a review by officials from the US Food...|
|6/25/2014 10:39:22 AM - Since the discovery of lymphadenopathy-associated virus (later called human immunodeficiency virus [HIV]) in 1983 by Luc Montagnier at the Pasteur Institute in France, scientists have attempted to understand how HIV leads to full-blown AIDS. An entire industry surrounding AIDS emerged as researchers...|
|6/18/2014 - I find it very telling that in a nation where almost half the adult population is overweight or obese, U.S. Senators would waste time unleashing an Orwellian "thought crimes" attack against Doctor Oz over his advocacy of natural weight loss supplements. Apparently, the idea that a national health TV...|
|6/15/2014 - More and more people are wondering today why systems of American government and corporate enterprise don't seem to be working. The education system fails to educate, the health care system fails to create good health, and the border patrol isn't even allowed to protect the border. Why are these systems...|
|6/15/2014 - The government's latest false flag attempt to steal people's guns is backfiring after it was determined that the alleged "shooter" at the University of California, Santa Barbara, (UCSB) was most likely addicted to benzodiazepines, a class of pharmaceuticals that can lead to extreme hysteria and outbursts...|
|6/13/2014 - Regular readers of Natural News are well aware of Big Pharma's deceptive business practices. Here's the latest example of how these companies circumvent the law in order to push more of their products on an unsuspecting public.
GlaxoSmithKline has recently been ordered to pay $105 million to 44 states...|
|6/12/2014 12:24:46 PM - It's no secret that turmeric has amazing healing properties; in fact, it's one of the most thoroughly researched plants in history. Dating back thousands of years, humans have used turmeric as both a food and a medicine, even using it to cure life-threatening diseases.
Researchers at GreenMedInfo,...|
|6/3/2014 - Like nearly all mass murderers and psycho killers, Elliot Rodger is now confirmed to have been taking massive doses of psychiatric drugs. Law enforcement authorities have now confirmed Elliot Rodger, the "sorority girl" killer of Isla Vista, California, was taking massive doses of Xanax, a psychiatric...|
|5/28/2014 - In the face of growing evidence that sleep drugs cause people to be unsafe drivers even the next day, the FDA has once again required a dose reduction for a popular sleeping pill.
A year and a half ago, the FDA announced that it would require the makers of sleep drugs, including those that contain...|
|5/23/2014 - Golden rice is falsely touted by GMO advocates as a miracle cure for blindness and death -- usually with a "leap to faith" attitude that disallows any thought of skepticism or requirement of scientific proof. GMO fantasy land adherents claim that golden rice is genetically engineered to produce higher...|
|5/20/2014 - As controversial as it may sound, botox has now been approved for the treatment of migraines by no less than the US' Food and Drug Administration and the Medicines and Health Care products Regulatory agency of the UK. In a study featured in the journal Cephalalgia, it was discovered that those who availed...|
|5/16/2014 - Over the recent past few decades, the social stigma from the over-the-top absurdities of 1938's Reefer Madness have mostly evaporated. Millions have asserted they have at least tried marijuana without going insane and looking for stronger drugs to get "higher." Yet, today cannabis, a.k.a. marijuana,...|
|5/9/2014 - A court case out of Edwardsville, IL, alleges that Dr. Abid O. Nisar obtained illegal, unapproved pharmaceutical drugs from Turkey and used them on a woman he falsely diagnosed as having "pre leukemia."
The patient, Rosemarie Wendler, is suing Dr. Nisar for falsely diagnosing her with 'pre-leukemia'...|
|5/4/2014 - An increasing number of children in America are being labeled, diagnosed and branded. Unique personalities are being scolded and molded by drugs to adapt childhood behavior into societal norms. Children have become like sculptures, motionless, lifeless, as psychiatric drugs chisel away at their natural...|
|5/2/2014 - Following several years of slowdown, use of healthcare services has begun to increase again in the United States, possibly portending large increases in costs and spending.
The findings come from an April 15 report from the IMS Institute for Healthcare Informatics, which analyzes medical and prescription...|
|4/29/2014 - When a father and a mother are properly educated about conception and the stages of fetal development, a respect for life flourishes.
What the mother consumes during her pregnancy is passed on to the developing child inside the womb. When a mother uses narcotic drugs, the precious baby inside her...|
|4/28/2014 - The future of prescription drugging and birth control lies in a microchip.
Right now, chips with drug reservoirs can be implanted directly under the skin, delivering doses of pharmaceuticals or birth control hormones at the same time each day. The implanted chip is designed to be remote-controlled...|
|4/25/2014 - According to reports from CNN, people who use pharmaceutical drugs, but who don't like having to remember, think, exercise their personal agency, or make their own proactive choices throughout their day, may soon be able to get their medications automatically administered via an implanted chip.
|4/24/2014 - There are still some segments of society hung up on the issue of ending cannabis prohibition due to an unfounded fear that the seed-bearing plant is somehow a "gateway drug" that leads to a life of vice and crime. But the real gateway substances that we should all be worried about, and perhaps the ones...|
|4/21/2014 - In a failed attempt to plagiarize what nature already freely provides in the form of anti-inflammatory plants and herbs such as cannabis and turmeric, U.K.-based drug giant GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) is now reaping the bitter harvest of bio-piracy after one of its experimental heart drugs turned out to be...|
|4/21/2014 - The U.S. military has been experiencing its highest-ever suicide rates for the past several years, and a new documentary film lays out shocking evidence that the Pentagon's reliance on psychotropic antidepressants is feeding the epidemic.
The film, The Hidden Enemy: Inside Psychiatry's Covert Agenda,...|
|4/18/2014 - The real drug problems are FDA-approved. Not only do they not cure and only sometimes relieve symptoms, but they also cause side effects that create more medical problems. Many drugs are overcharged to public insurers such as Medicare, Medicaid and others. That motivates federal and state governments...|
|4/17/2014 - People who take prescription drugs for anxiety or to induce sleep are significantly more prone to early death than others, suggests a new study recently published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ). A team of researchers from the U.K. found that taking anti-anxiety medications like Valium (diazepam)...|
|4/17/2014 - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently announced their approval of a hand-held auto-injector device designed to reverse opioid overdose, whether the overdose is known or even suspected. The device is the first of its kind and can be given to the individual in need by family members or...|
|4/16/2014 3:47:07 PM - Millions of Americans who claim to be opposed to drug use are actually heavy drug users themselves, according to a new study out of France. Researchers from the University of Paris' Functional and Adaptive Biology laboratory recently found that triglycerides, a type of fat often found in junk foods,...|
|4/16/2014 - New data that once again highlights the incestuous relationship between Big Pharma and the medical industry indicate that British doctors were paid some $64 million by drug makers, which was only slightly less than in 2012.
According to Reuters, such industry payments to physicians have increasingly...|
|4/15/2014 - Do you know what happens to your earnings after they are swept up and tossed into the Medicare black hole?
A massive, new Medicare data release has uncovered a multimillion-dollar scandal that has been growing through the years. Consumer groups have been pressuring the government to release recent...|
|4/14/2014 - In the manic world of high finance, it's high stress, 18-hour days, and a "what have you done for me lately?" attitude from the chief executives.
Most financial sector workers know this going into the field. In fact, according to the New York Post, many live by this rule - and it's not really a matter...|
|4/1/2014 - In a nation that seems to thrive on popping pills for a range of different health woes, it really should come as no surprise that deaths due to the overdosing of prescription drugs are on the rise in the United States, and will likely to continue to be so. Though there is a definite need for a number...|
|3/26/2014 - The financial raping of America by Big Pharma has just achieved a new milestone with the impending launch of a Hepatitis C drug that costs $1,000 a pill. If you've ever wondered why U.S. health care is so unaffordable and inaccessible -- and why health insurance costs are bankrupting businesses and...|
|3/21/2014 - The makers of generic drugs are vigorously opposing a new proposed rule by the Food and Drug Administration which would mandate that they change prescribing information on their products if they obtain new safety information, a change they claim would subject them to product liability lawsuits.
|3/20/2014 - The mainstream media is focused this week on trying to convince you that "medical conspiracy theories" are whacky and untrue. Published by Reuters, USA Today and other mainstream media outlets, a false story based on distorted research is now trying to convince you that there is no such thing as a "medical...|
|3/18/2014 - New research funded by the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) has shattered the prevailing myth that chemotherapy drugs actually fight cancer. To the contrary, researchers from Harvard University and the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, (UMA) found that these clinical poisons, though sometimes...|
|3/18/2014 - A Virginia Beach police officer who decided to go on a religious rampage with his taxpayer-issued firearm and badge, as well as a knife, is suing drug giant Abbott Laboratories over its antibiotic drug Biaxin, the generic version of which the cop claims caused him to shoot at and stab multiple firefighters...|
|3/15/2014 - The Food and Drug Administration has just given approval for another testosterone drug, even though such medications have been linked to heart attacks in older men.
Endo Pharmaceuticals, the Irish company making the drug, announced March 6 that it had received approval from the U.S. agency for its...|
|3/12/2014 - It appears as though mega-media enterprise Google (remember when it was just a search engine?) is expanding its corporate horizons. Now, it seems, the company wants to "protect" our pharmaceutical supplies.
According to a report by National Journal (NJ), under the premise of ensuring that prescriptions...|
|3/7/2014 - Babies are dying all over China after receiving the hepatitis B vaccine, and health authorities are claiming that it is all just one big coincidence. As reported by The New York Times (NYT) and relayed by VacTruth.com, at least eight newborn babies in China have died within 48 hours after receiving...|
|3/6/2014 - A recent study conducted by Yale University's School of Medicine proves that the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) approval process for testing new drugs is extremely inconsistent. The study, published on January 21 in the Journal of the American Medical Association, exposes the agency's anxiousness...|
|3/6/2014 - The FDA's standards for approving new drugs are inconsistent and lacking in important areas, according to an analysis conducted by researchers from Yale University and published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
"Not all FDA approvals are created equally," researcher Nicholas Downing...|
|3/2/2014 - The FDA allowed 18 separate animal antibiotics to remain on the market even after concluding that they posed a "high risk" of leading to antibiotic resistance in bacteria that cause disease in humans, according to a new study by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC).
Microbiologist and lead...|
|3/1/2014 - When research scientist Yu-Ching Cheng, Ph.D., from the Baltimore Veterans Affairs Medical Center set out to study the factors contributing to stroke risk in young adults, he came across some very aggressive statistics.
Cocaine is more aggressive than thought, increasing risk of stroke six to seven...|
|2/21/2014 - The office of the New York Attorney General and the American units of Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd. and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. have come to terms on a settlement involving claims that an agreement between the two Big Pharma companies restricted competition unlawfully.
Both companies agreed...|
|2/16/2014 - The World Health Organization (WHO) is the subject of a new investigation aimed at uncovering what really took place during the 2009 global influenza pandemic, which led to tens of millions of people being vaccinated for so-called "swine flu." A joint investigation by the British Medical Journal (BMJ)...|
|2/10/2014 - Following an announcement made late last year about new voluntary guidelines for antibiotic use on factory farms, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has decided to crack down on the use of dangerous veterinary pharmaceuticals at illegal doses on factory farms. A recent letter issued to Shank...|
|2/8/2014 - Which "drug" store do you buy your cigarettes from? Is it Rite Aid, Walgreens, Wal-Mart, Target, Kroger or CVS? Do you ask for extra-strength nicotine or do the packages not say how much you're getting? Isn't it kind of strange that the stores (pharmacies) of America, that are supposed to help you get...|
|2/6/2014 - Where once it was considered the currency of the future, replacing the U.S. dollar and other physical currencies in the new high-tech world of finance and economics, Bitcoin is increasingly being seen instead as a haven for the criminally inclined.
That reputation was further solidified recently...|
|2/5/2014 11:05:48 AM - Despite the Affordable Care Act's promise of controlling healthcare costs, the prices of many drugs are quietly skyrocketing - doubling, tripling and, in some cases, even quadrupling in price - but for some reason, no one seems to know why.
There has been some speculation as to why Big Pharma is...|
|2/5/2014 - Thirty dangerous antibiotics, deemed potentially harmful by the FDA, continue to run amuck in farm animal feed, welcoming drug-resistant bacteria. This includes 18 'high risk' antibiotics. Thanks to inaction by the US Food and Drug Administration, these drugs have been and will remain as additives in...|
|2/3/2014 - Street heroin is devastating America today. The heroin overdose death of creative genius Philip Seymour Hoffman -- found dead today with a needle in his arm and "Ace of Spaces" heroin in his hotel room -- underscores the urgent need for radical reforms that would decriminalize, regulate and assert strict...|
|1/27/2014 - Unless you are seeking out meat that is certified organic, certified antibiotic- and hormone-free or raised by a local farmer you know and trust, chances are very good that you are eating plenty of pharmaceutical drugs with your cheeseburger.
The FDA has approved a long list of dozens and dozens...|
|1/18/2014 - In the biggest meth bust so far this year, over 180 people were recently arrested when more than three tons of crystal methamphetamine worth $230 million was seized in the Chinese village of Boshe earlier this month. The massive raid involved 3,000 officers equipped with helicopters, motorboats and...|
|1/12/2014 - For more than 40 years, the federal government has been pouring billions of taxpayer dollars into a failed "war on drugs" that has incarcerated millions of non-violent "offenders," destroyed countless families and done absolutely nothing in the process to curb drug use. And retired police captain Peter...|
|1/5/2014 - The state of Colorado has become the first state in the nation to open its doors to the retail sale of marijuana for recreational purposes.
Two referendums passed in the November 2012 elections in both Colorado and Washington state have effectively legalized marijuana, officially allowing for the...|
|12/18/2013 - The phrase "prescription drug abuse" allows Big Pharma to get away with too much, shifting the blame to stoners, druggies and youths who like to get their kicks from illegal prescriptions and black market OxyContin-type drugs that sell for high prices.
Death by Modern Medicine: Seeking Safe Solutions,...|
|12/17/2013 - A prominent Harvard University professor has compiled a new report that slams the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its failure to honestly and ethically approve new drugs. Set to be published in a special issue of the Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics, the damning report declares that the...|
|12/17/2013 - Today the mainstream media is gleefully reporting findings they mistakenly believe show all multivitamins to be worthless at preventing disease. "Case Closed: Multivitamins Should Not Be Used," declares Forbes. "New studies dispel multivitamin myths," reports NBC News. And CBS News shouts, "case is...|
|12/6/2013 - It has been a common household name in over-the-counter pain relief for more than 50 years. But the popular painkiller drug Tylenol is getting a major labeling makeover following a string of personal injury lawsuits. According to the Associated Press (AP), so many Tylenol users these days are suffering...|
|12/4/2013 - One of the biggest problems with Western medicine's reliance on drug-based solutions to disease is that these conventional modalities can interfere with one another, often creating new problems that require even more drug-based solutions, and so on. And a new study published in the peer-reviewed journal...|
|11/20/2013 - Forget the name "Obamacare" for the next few minutes. Because it doesn't matter if you call our national health care system "BushCare" or "ReaganCare" or even "CarterCare" -- it has forever been based on allowing food, beverage and pharma companies to sicken the population while invoking costly "interventionist...|
|11/19/2013 - The American College of Cardiology (ACC) and the American Heart Association (AHA) have released new guidelines to address escalating rates of heart attack and stroke among adult populations. But rather than encourage people to stop eating refined sugars and processed flours, two of the biggest culprits...|
|11/14/2013 - Half of the doctors on the panel that recommended a whopping increase in statin drug use have ties to Big Pharma. This past Tuesday, the American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology issued the first new guidelines in a decade for preventing heart attacks and strokes - guidelines which...|
|11/11/2013 - Disclaimer: I am not an opponent of the theory of inoculation. Nor am I opposed to science. What I am opposed to is fraudulent science, and that's what this article is all about.
Measles and mumps are making a huge comeback in the United States, but doctors and journalists all make the same critical...|
|11/11/2013 - A major indicator of the deteriorating quality of conventional medical care in the U.S. is its growing reliance on pharmaceutical drugs as a catch-all for pain and disease management. And a new study published in the American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry shows that this dire situation is only worsening,...|
|11/4/2013 - The primary tool of socialism is force, and while that force usually begins with good intentions codified into law, it inevitably ends up with the kind of force used by Mao Zedong to murder millions of his own citizens. "Political power grows out of the barrel of a gun," he famously stated, and Obama-supporting...|
|11/3/2013 - There is simply no denying the epidemic of drug addiction in the United States of America, or that this addiction is primarily centered around legalized pharmaceutical drugs rather than illicit street drugs. A recent analysis by the blog The American Dream highlights 18 shocking facts and statistics...|
|10/29/2013 - Drug giant Pfizer has recently been hit with a flurry of lawsuits from women claiming that the company's blockbuster cholesterol drug Lipitor caused them to develop type 2 diabetes.
Pfizer released Lipitor in 2007, promoting it as a safe way to lower levels of LDL cholesterol, commonly called "bad...|
|10/27/2013 - Having to urinate in small containers to provide urine specimens for any reason is not something most of us look forward to. But when it comes to random drug testing for the sake of ensuring an employer has a drug free environment, it can be a harrowing experience, especially if a faulty drug test causes...|
|10/27/2013 - Late to the game as always, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has finally admitted that cancer-causing drug compounds intentionally added to conventional chicken feed for the last 60 years, indeed, persist in chicken meat. According to a somewhat recent FDA-commissioned study, arsenical drugs...|
|10/22/2013 - Locked in a battle with an extremely drug-resistant superbug last year, doctors at the National Institutes of Health's Clinical Center played one last card. They turned to colistin, as it's named, an antibiotic that is not a new creation. In fact, it was actually discovered growing in a beaker of fermenting...|
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|10/19/2013 - The second largest country in the world, India, has become a hotbed of pharmaceutical fraud, as unscrupulous drug companies, mostly from the West, continue to use India's generally poorer populations as human guinea pigs in unethical and flat-out inhumane clinical trials. And India's Supreme Court is...|
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