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Drug companies pushing to replace nutrition with pharmaceuticals; take your meds even if you have no symptoms

9/30/2012 - Medications are nutrition. That's essentially the rationale behind a couple of Big Pharma corporations' decision to give a failed Alzheimer's drug a second chance. In early August, Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson said they were ending large-scale clinical trials of their experimental drug bapineuzumab...

Pharmaceuticals are in your fish

6/17/2011 - Does the fish on your plate need a drug test? According to an April 14, 2011 report issued by the U.S. Government Accountability Office, The Food and Drug Administration is not doing enough to ensure that the fish available to American consumers is uncontaminated by antibiotics and other pharmaceuticals....

Sex, Lies and Pharmaceuticals - how drug companies exploit female sexual dysfunction for profit

5/21/2011 - In the last decade, many American women have begun to question their libidos. Even though just twenty years ago, women accepted the ebbs and flows of their sex drive, something has changed. Many now hope for something to help them keep up with their partners, in the bedroom. They see their desire as...

Crops absorb pharmaceuticals from sewage sludge spread on farmlands

12/26/2010 - Agricultural crops can absorb pharmaceuticals found in the water used to irrigate them or the sewage sludge used to fertilize them, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of Toledo-Ohio and published in the journal Environmental Science & Technology. When humans consume...

Americans drowning in prescription drugs

9/4/2010 - Nearly half of all Americans now use prescription drugs on a regular basis according to a CDC report that was just released (1). Nearly a third of Americans use two or more drugs, and more than one in ten use five or more prescription drugs regularly. The report also revealed that one in five children...

If you use pharmaceuticals, you are polluting the water

8/27/2010 - Any personal use of pharmaceutical products can lead to dangerous water pollution, even if drugs or cosmetics are applied only to the skin, researchers have found. Researchers have known for several years that after a person ingests a drug, their body may excrete residues of the chemical that remain...

Pharmaceutical drug contamination of waterways threatens life on our planet

7/29/2010 - The President's Cancer Panel (PCP) recently released its yearly report to the President outlining the status of cancer in America. This year's report focuses primarily on environmental factors that contribute to cancer risk. According to the report, pharmaceutical drugs are a serious environmental pollutant,...

NY hospitals agree to stop flushing pharmaceuticals down the drain and polluting watershed

6/12/2010 - Five health care facilities have signed an agreement with the New York Attorney General's Office to settle charges that they polluted the state's watersheds by dumping pharmaceutical products down sinks and toilets. In 2008, and Associated Press investigation revealed that the drinking water consumed...

Why pharmaceuticals might be called Weapons of Mass Prescription

3/1/2010 - Most people are familiar with traditional weapons of mass destruction such biological weapons, nuclear weapons and chemical weapons. The point of all such weapons of mass destruction is to inflict a large number of casualties on civilian populations as a way to cripple a nation into political or military...

Journalists exaggerate claims of pharmaceuticals, misreport risks

12/16/2009 - (NaturalNwes) Doctors and researchers are beginning to question the outlandish claims being made by the media in response to alleged breakthroughs in cancer research. In an editorial published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute (JNCI), several doctors expressed concern that news pieces...

Cocktail of Pharmaceuticals Found in the Fish Caught Near Major U.S. Cities

3/26/2009 - Pharmaceutical pollution is out of control, polluting the waterways of our world to such a disturbing degree that now even the fish are carrying detectable levels of pharmaceuticals in their own bodies! A study conducted by Baylor University researcher Bryan Brooks, and published in Environmental Toxicology...

Pharmaceuticals in the Water: Why Medication Contamination is a Danger to Our Health and the Environment (transcript)

11/10/2008 - Welcome everyone. I'm the Health Ranger, Mike Adams. Today we're talking about the dangers of chemicals in your tap water. The Associated Press has done a study, and they're reporting today that all kinds of chemicals are found in your tap water, and this time we're not talking about lead, mercury,...

The Supreme Court Betrays the Public on Medtronic Preemption Case (transcript)

11/6/2008 - This is Mike Adams, the Health Ranger reporting for www.NaturalNews.com . This article is a transcript of the audio from Health Ranger Report #11, available here: http://www.naturalnews.com/Index-Podcasts.html Today, I'm bringing you some rather disturbing news about the Supreme Court's decision...

Do Pharmaceuticals Make You Healthy? Health Ranger Announces $10,000 Health Challenge to Big Pharma

6/20/2008 - It is the position of Big Pharma that pharmaceuticals make people healthier. That's the whole point of taking them, of course -- to enhance your health in some way that the human body apparently cannot achieve on its own (if you believe the drug ads, anyway). The drug industry's direct-to-consumer advertisements...

The truth behind the headlines about antioxidants and vitamins

6/4/2008 - If you've been reading the health headlines in the mainstream media recently, you might have come to the conclusion that vitamins are the most dangerous thing you could possibly consume. Headlines declare antioxidants to be useless, vitamin C to be dangerous and vitamin E to be deadly! Nutrition, it...

Heparin Contamination Fiasco Reveals Dirty Secret of Drug Industry: Their Pills are Made in China!

5/1/2008 - Remember a couple of years ago how the FDA warned Americans not to buy prescription drugs from Canada because they might be "contaminated by terrorists?" I'm not making that up: That was the official announcement of an FDA spokesperson, and it was part of their fear strategy for enforcing a monopoly...

A Deeper Look At Drugs In Our Tap Water

4/4/2008 - Picture this: Three guys go into a bar. The batender asks, "What'll you have?" "A beer", says the first guy. Second one says, "Whiskey" and turning to the third guy asks, "what about you?" "Oh me, I really need a good strong kick, one with lots of punch to it... Yep, I think this day calls for a big...

Bentonite Clay: Protect Yourself From Pharmaceuticals in Your Water

3/18/2008 - Armed with the proper information, there's no reason to fear the latest news about toxins and pharmaceutical drugs being found in your water. Not to say that this news isn't alarming. Measures must be taken to remove these harmful substances from our eco-system. But until the day that dream becomes...

Medication Pollution Spreads: Water Supply of 24 U.S. Cities Found Contaminated with Pharmaceuticals

3/10/2008 - Analysis of tap water supplies in major metropolitan areas conducted by the Associated Press has revealed that the water supply in 24 major U.S. cities -- serving over 40 million people -- are contaminated with trace amounts of pharmaceuticals including antibiotics, anti-seizure medications, anti-inflammatory...

Heparin Blood Thinner Drug Linked to Sudden Deaths; Cheap Ingredients Imported from Chinese Chemical Factory

2/15/2008 - In case you haven't heard, the popular blood thinning drug Heparin was voluntarily recalled by its manufacturer (Baxter) after hundreds of reports surfaced linking the drug to sudden deaths and severe allergic reactions requiring hospitalization. Drug safety investigators have now confirmed "irregularities"...

Media Blames Heath Ledger, Refuses to Examine Dangers of the Pharmaceuticals Found Beside His Body

1/24/2008 - Can you imagine the outcry if Heath Ledger's body was found next to a pile of Chinese herbs? The media outcry would be deafening, and nearly everyone would leap to the conclusion that the herbs must have killed Ledger. But when Ledger's body is found next to bottles of FDA-approved pharmaceuticals,...

Heath Ledger Death Update: Six Pharmaceuticals Found - Antidepressants, Sleep Meds and More

1/24/2008 - In a surprising turn of events, the mainstream media has begun to ask the question, "What killed Heath Ledger?" According to the Associated Press, authorities have now stated they found six different prescription drugs in Ledger's apartment. Those drugs reportedly include Zoloft (a mind-altering antidepressant...

Actor Heath Ledger Apparently Killed by FDA-Approved Pharmaceuticals (update 1)

1/23/2008 - Actor Heath Ledger has become the latest high-profile fatality caused by prescription and non-prescription pharmaceuticals. He was found dead in his New York City apartment earlier today, and apparently died from the fatal effects of the pharmaceuticals found near his body. No foul play was suspected...

Study Reveals 17 Different Pharmaceuticals in Wastewater

12/13/2007 - What happens to medicines after they leave your body? Norwegian researchers have examined the presence of twenty toxic pharmaceuticals in the wastewater coming from two Oslo hospitals. Their stunning conclusion is that seventeen of these toxins were actually present in the wastewater! When they examined...

FDA seeks to bypass doctors with behind-the-counter drug sales via pharmacists

10/3/2007 - In a bold move designed to sell even more prescription drugs, the FDA has announced its intention to bypass doctors and allow pharmacists to prescribe certain drugs directly to consumers. The move would subject patients to prescription-strength pharmaceuticals even though they have not been examined,...

New online consumer health guide reveals nutritional deficiencies caused by prescription drugs

9/10/2007 - NaturalNews.com, a leading natural health news and information site, has launched NaturalNews DrugWatch(TM), a free online resource that reveals the nutritional deficiencies caused by over 540 brand-name prescription drugs. The pages are provided free of charge as a service to enhance the health and safety...

Unraveling the lies about the antioxidant study on vitamins E and C

8/13/2007 - A new study published in the August 13, 2007 issue of the Archives of Internal Medicine found that vitamins E and C, when taken together, result in a significant reduction in the risk of strokes (31 percent) and heart attacks (22 percent). The study followed 8,171 women who were instructed to take relatively...

Big Pharma takes over veterinary medicine; dogs and cats drugged with chemicals for profit

7/17/2007 - Big Pharma has successfully completed its takeover of veterinary medicine in the United States and other first-world nations. Knowing that massive profits could be generated through the bodies of pets, drug companies have spent two decades pursuing an aggressive campaign of rewriting vet school curricula,...

Consumers' use of pharmaceuticals, personal care products polluting rivers and oceans with toxic chemicals

6/13/2007 - Our water supply is becoming increasingly contaminated -- and not just by big factories dumping pollutants into the rivers. It is consumers, often unwittingly, who are poisoning rivers and oceans by sending potentially toxic chemicals down the drain. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has stated...

Pharmaceuticals contaminating public water supplies; anti-seizure meds found in Lake Michigan

6/6/2007 - Pharmaceuticals, including birth-control hormones and anti-seizure medications, have been found in Lake Michigan and public water supplies, according to a new study. The study was jointly sponsored by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the American Pharmacists Association. The water system examined...

The quackery of modern medicine (opinion)

3/3/2007 - The closer you look at conventional medicine, the more you realize just how much it's based on quackery. From the exaggerated claims of drug advertisements (which imply that swallowing patented chemicals will solve your life problems) to the absurd pro-drug, anti-nutrition regulatory proclamations by...

Pharmaceutical television advertising is a grand hoax

1/30/2007 - Television drug ads engage in such blatant deceptions and exaggerations that even the medical journals are starting to condemn the practice. This week, the Annals of Family Medicine published an analysis of popular drug advertisements that concluded the ads essentially lie to the public about the benefits...

Secret recipe revealed for next wave of pharmaceuticals (satire)

3/3/2006 - I recently donned a disguise and was able to sneak into the pharmaceutical laboratory of ConPfuzer Pharmaceuticals. After bribing a couple of low-grade lab technicians grumbling about the falling value of company stock options, I got my hands on a document revealing the secret recipe for the firm's...

How to build a pharmaceutical factory in your back yard and grow your medicine for free

1/24/2006 - I have just completed construction on a massive pharmaceutical factory in my own back yard. I'm not making this up. This is absolutely true. Right now, this factory is turning out pharmaceuticals that prevent prostate cancer, nervous system degeneration, birth defects and Alzheimer's disease. There...

Merck loses Vioxx lawsuit: jury awards $253.4 million to widow

8/19/2005 - It's simultaneously a milestone for consumer advocacy and a major setback for Big Pharma: a Texas jury has found Merck & Co. liable for the death of a Vioxx patient, and it has awarded the widow $253.4 million in damages. The 10-2 jury vote sends a powerful message to drug companies around the globe:...

Following deplorable attacks in London, pharmaceuticals are still more deadly than terrorists

7/7/2005 - Just days after we posted an article on the dangers of pharmaceuticals vs. terrorism, London was hit by a terrorist attack that left 37 dead and hundreds more wounded. Headlines around the world are ablaze with news of the event. National leaders are adamant in their efforts to track down and punish...

Drug companies discredit negative studies and blacklist honest researchers

5/17/2005 - Just when I thought I was done criticizing Merck, new evidence surfaces that gives us another reason to discuss some of the outrageous behavior by this pharmaceutical company. The latest news concerns Merck's attempts to suppress and discredit a study linking Vioxx with heart attacks. This comes out...

Q & A: Are there any situations in which pharmaceuticals and medications are okay to use?

10/12/2004 - A reader asks: In regards to your recommendation to avoid all prescription drugs, what about situations where people are in an accident, or an athlete tears his knee up? Do you recommend pain medication then, or do you recommend going to the doctor and being treated? Thanks for asking. I want to...

Antidepressant drugs found in drinking water; pharmaceuticals have now become environmental pollutants

8/19/2004 - Pharmaceuticals are now being found in drinking water, according to a study conducted in England. The study looked at 12 pharmaceuticals thought to pose an environmental threat, including painkillers, antibiotics, and antidepressants, and it found traces of these pharmaceuticals in both sewage waters...

If prescription drugs are so good, where are all the healthy drug takers?

7/15/2004 - When observing the state of modern medicine and the unprecedented influence of pharmaceuticals, an interesting paradox arises. The drug companies claim that pharmaceuticals can do wonders for people: lower their cholesterol, end clinical depression, reverse osteoporosis, eliminate allergies, calm your...

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