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|11/30/2016 - When pharmaceuticals go off-patent, the market for generics opens up and prices typically drop – often by a lot. But drug companies have reportedly developed a new scheme to jack prices back up, that involves repackaging multiple generic drugs into one single "new" drug, which is then sold at...|
|11/25/2016 - It's a question that has been on the minds of tens of millions of Americans who are still having difficulty affording their healthcare, even after the "Affordable Care Act" was passed: Why are costs – particularly drug costs – continuing to rise?
The reason why overall out-of-pocket spending...|
|11/16/2016 - Doctors are now coming clean about a class of cancer drugs that can cause fatal heart damage. These cancer fighting drugs are different than immune system suppressants such as chemotherapy. These immune therapy drugs are designed to mobilize and engage the immune system, however, in rare cases, the...|
|11/1/2016 - ADHD medications have been subject to public scrutiny for quite some time. Two years ago, the FDA said it had discovered problems with a generic version of a popular ADHD drug known as Concerta. The generic, produced by the pharmaceutical company Mallinckrodt, just wasn't up to snuff. And now, the FDA...|
|10/26/2016 - Health authorities at India's Food & Drugs Administration (FDA) have made a shocking discovery with regards to pharmaceutical distribution. It turns out that many hospitals throughout India are improperly storing the drugs they dispense to patients, and many of these same hospitals are also operating...|
|10/21/2016 - There is no question that the overprescribing of antibiotics has played a large role in the creation of superbugs that are difficult, if not impossible, to kill. But there is also another reason why: Antibiotics are increasingly present in drinking water around the country, meaning Americans by the...|
|10/19/2016 - My Personal Introduction to Conventional Cancer Treatment Began in 1995
The surgeon pointed his pen at a large tumor on the CAT scan and began to explain the procedure for removing the colon cancer. He then paused for a moment and said to my wife, "This isn't your biggest problem." He then began to...|
|10/19/2016 - The term "antidepressant" implies a pill that takes away depression. In fact, some people even refer to them as "happy pills." However, this could be the misnomer of the century, as a recent study shows that the drugs actually make people twice as likely to become suicidal and violent.
|10/17/2016 - If you drink tap water, there's a good chance you're taking in all sorts of pharmaceutical drugs at the same time. Massive doses of prescription drugs pass through people's bodies and into the sewage system. These chemicals are very stable and make their way back into the water supply, unchanged. If...|
|10/8/2016 - Bolivia, one of the world's three coca-growing countries (along with Peru and Colombia), found a way to end its bloody drug wars – by legalizing coca and kicking out the DEA.
Although the strategy runs counter to that of the U.S. (which continues to pursue its largely useless eradication and...|
|10/8/2016 - As increasing numbers of young people turn to so-called "smart drugs" to boost academic performance, the UK Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has issued a warning to students about the dangers of this practice, which include not only dependency, but also heart problems and even...|
|10/1/2016 - The scientific and medical communities have known for years that there are many problems associated with the abuse of prescription opioid medications. The federal government itself is also well aware of the problem.
So why would a federal agency, especially the one agency in charge of medication...|
|9/28/2016 - The fluoride you find in most U.S. drinking water comes from adding a fluorine compound, usually sodium fluoride, sodium fluorosilicate or fluorosilicic acid. Both fluoride and fluorine are toxic to humans, and aren't just found in public water, but also in products made with that water, including soda,...|
|9/27/2016 - Corruption and "pay-for-play" scenarios involving powerful people and foreign governments that beat, imprison and kill gays is like an onion: Peel a layer and you find more.
Now, as reported by The Daily Caller, it appears as though the "charity" was less than charitable with the AIDS drugs it helped...|
|9/23/2016 - In a fundamental way, psychiatry has not changed from the days in which patients suffering from mental distress were given frontal lobotomies, alleges psychologist Steve Taylor of Leeds Metropolitan University in the United Kingdom, author of Back to Sanity: Healing the Madness of Our Minds.
|9/20/2016 - If you don't believe that Big Pharma has a stranglehold on the U.S. government, maybe this will convince you: The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) has now officially admitted that pharmaceutical companies have been granted a monopoly that allows them to charge whatever they want for...|
|9/2/2016 - A new research paper published in JAMA points out a harrowing fact: Brand name drugs are prescribed 10 percent of the time, but they account for 72 percent of the total cost paid for pharmaceutical drugs in the US.
This is a prime example of the rigged American medical system, where people are being...|
|8/28/2016 - The spiraling cost of prescription medications has become a hot news topic again since Big Pharma drug maker Mylan recently hiked the price of its EpiPen allergy injection treatment by more than 400 percent.
This latest price-gouging move by an already highly profitable pharmaceutical company has...|
|8/27/2016 - Even doctors across the pond are giving out antidepressants like candy. Shocking figures reveal that the youngest patient to receive antidepressants at NHS Tayside doctors' behest was a 1-year-old little boy.
Between the months of January and May of 2016, the NHS Tayside Trust reportedly prescribed...|
|8/16/2016 - Those who support the nationwide legalization of marijuana for therapeutic use, were disappointed by the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) recent failure to reclassify marijuana's status from that of a Schedule I drug to another more appropriate classification.
Since 23 states have now legalized...|
|8/15/2016 - Today (April 15, 2016) I sat for my family practice board exam–for SEVEN hours. That will be the last time I put myself through something as ridiculous as that endeavor!
(Article written by Dr. Brownstein, republished from http://healthimpactnews.com)
I have been Board-Certified in family...|
|8/12/2016 - A 32-year-old woman unexpectedly found herself taking mind-altering drugs after a mix-up at the pharmacy following a routine dental procedure.
After having her wisdom teeth removed, the New Zealand woman filled a prescription for 30, 50mg capsules of Tramadol, a painkiller. A week later, however,...|
|8/10/2016 - In the Vaxxed movie, we have seen how the power establishment not only endangers our children through unproven and dangerous vaccines, the power establishment, as reported to The Common Sense Show by Jon Rappoport, the movie was censored to an extreme degree.
(Article by Dave Hodges, republished...|
|7/27/2016 - The murderous rampage that recently took place in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, where three officers were gunned down, was triggered by swift, violent, chemical changes in the shooter's brain. After the rampage, investigators learned that the shooter, Gavin Long, was taking multiple mind-altering prescription...|
|6/13/2016 - A bombshell study published in the medical journal The Lancet admits what Natural News and others in the holistic health community have been reporting for years: antidepressants kill. On Wednesday, researchers published the most comprehensive analysis to date of the safety and efficacy of widely prescribed...|
|6/9/2016 - In 2001, the government of Portugal made a bold move and decriminalized every kind of street drug, from cannabis to cocaine, to heroin and anything in between. Physiological addictions and psychological attachments to drugs and their highs are no longer treated as criminal offenses in Portugal. Portugal's...|
|6/9/2016 - Accessing pharmaceutical drugs at Arizona State University (ASU) will soon be as quick and easy as getting a candy bar, with an "ATM-like" drug vending machine slated for installation at the school's Health Services Building in the coming weeks.
Reports indicate that the 1,500-pound machine, manufactured...|
|6/6/2016 - When it comes to antidepressants and many other drugs, double-blind drug trials are a complete fraud. Here's why: "Double-blind" means that one group gets a placebo while another group gets the real drug, but neither group knows what they're actually getting. This is supposed to sort out the placebo...|
|6/5/2016 - While their name implies that their sole purpose is the treatment of depression, it turns out that doctors are prescribing antidepressants for an assortment of other medical problems as well. In fact, a Canadian study recently found that just over half of antidepressant prescriptions written by Quebec...|
|5/31/2016 - Thanks to efforts initiated by Senator Thomas Carper (D-Del.), the Government Accountability Office (GAO) has conducted an official investigation into the use of psychiatric drugs among children living in the foster care system. The report, released in 2011, reveals that thousands of children are being...|
|5/19/2016 - A class of drugs that includes dozens of common over-the-counter and prescription medications, has been linked to an increased risk of the development of dementia .
Based on the results of two recent studies exploring anticholinergic drugs and their effects on the brain, seniors are now being advised...|
|5/10/2016 3:53:15 PM - Citizens Commission on Human Rights is holding a rally in Atlanta, Georgia on Saturday, May 14 at 10:30 a.m. to protest the American Psychiatric Association's recommendation that electroshock therapy (ECT) be used on children and teenagers unresponsive to psychiatric drugs.
CCHR is a non-profit mental...|
|5/10/2016 - 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...|
|5/4/2016 - Prostate cancer patients who receive hormone therapy as part of their treatment are twice as likely to develop Alzheimer's and face an increased risk of depression, a pair of recent studies has shown.
A common treatment for prostate cancer involves the use of androgen-deprivation therapy (ADT) drugs,...|
|5/4/2016 - Statin drugs are not only highly dangerous to human health but also largely ineffective in extending lifespan, according to a recent study.
The new research, published in The BMJ, found that statin drugs taken over two to five years to prevent a first heart attack added an average of only 3.2 days...|
|5/1/2016 - On April 15, renowned physician and holistic doctor, David Brownstein, took the exam to renew his board certification with the American Academy of Family Practice (AAFP). The experience he endured spurred him to decide that he would not likely renew his certification again, according to a blog post...|
|5/1/2016 - Hay fever affects around 7.8 percent of people over the age of 18 in the U.S., and worldwide, between 10 and 30 percent of the global population, according to the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (AAAAI).
Otherwise known as allergic rhinitis, hay fever is a common condition that...|
|4/29/2016 - Over-the-counter drugs, many of them formerly only available by prescription, are in abundance, and they supposedly treat a wide range of conditions and minor illnesses. But new research shows that many of these come with a host of side effects and potential side effects that ought to make you seriously...|
|4/28/2016 - A significant new report confirmed what scores of legal reform advocates have long suspected – that the decades-old "war on drugs" that was begun in the early 1970s has been a monumental failure in that it has had no influence whatsoever on reducing the level of drug abuse in the United States.
|4/27/2016 - Heart disease is a leading cause of death in the United states. An estimated 73 million people have high LDL or bad cholesterol, which increases the risk of a heart attack or stroke. Therefore, millions of people take statins, or cholesterol-lowering drugs.
These inexpensive statin drugs –...|
|4/18/2016 - If you've ever wondered why seemingly intelligent doctors prescribe so many harmful medications to their patients, the answer is simple: money. We've all heard about the conferences and exotic vacations for doctors funded by pharmaceutical companies, but it turns out that the medical journals that doctors...|
|4/12/2016 - One might reasonably expect the Attorney General of the United States to make accurate statements regarding the difference between dietary supplements and pharmaceutical drugs, right?
In the case of current Attorney General Loretta Lynch, however, who recently released a video warning about the "potential...|
|4/5/2016 - In one state, at least, it is no longer permissible to force parents at gunpoint to allow their children to be given dangerous psychotropic drugs.
As reported by The New American (TNA), a new law in New Mexico to protect kids from coercive psychiatric screening and medication was approved last year...|
|4/2/2016 - It's a bold move, the likes of which hasn't been seen in recent United States history: The state of Hawaii is on the cusp of decriminalizing ALL recreational drugs. If the resolution passes, Hawaii would become the first state to investigate alternative solutions for treating drug addiction other than...|
|4/1/2016 - If you've ever said no to eating hummus at a friend's house, or never tried making your own homemade recipe, you might want to reconsider for the sake of your heart health. Hummus, a mixture comprised primarily of mashed beans (typically chickpeas, also known as garbanzo beans or bengal grams), lemon...|
|3/29/2016 - The War on Drugs has been a colossal failure. That is the implications of a major new report by The Lancet and John Hopkins University, which found that 50 years of restrictive drug policies have had "serious detrimental effects" on human rights and public health.
Based upon the results of the study,...|
|3/25/2016 - In case you were wondering, dangerous opioid drugs cause addiction and can kill you. But the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is just now catching on to that.
"It is just staggering and heartbreaking to see the toll that abuse is taking," said Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the U.S. Centers for Disease...|
|3/14/2016 - Before You Take that Pill, written by J. Douglas Bremner, explores the symbiotic relationship between today's pharmaceutical industry and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The following is an excerpt from the book:
The latest drive to get new pills on the shelves and into people's mouths...|
|3/14/2016 - Pfizer's Lipitor (atorvastatin) is a record-breaking drug, a prescription with the highest peak sales of any drug on the market. Statin drugs like this one, along with other brand equivalents and generics, are a medical doctor's go-to "solution" for managing patient's cholesterol levels. These drugs...|
|3/10/2016 - Will screening for psychiatric illness soon join vaccines as an expected part of childhood?
The United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPTF) recently updated its recommendations on the screening of children and adolescents for major depressive disorder (MDD), in an article in the journal...|
|3/10/2016 - Every once in a while, attending a dinner party becomes the best thing you've done in days. Great company and amazing food are always the premise of a successful evening, but a delicious meal is not always followed by instant satisfaction. In fact, one in five Americans have to suffer the consequences...|
|3/10/2016 - As if it's not bad enough that Big Pharma engages in price gouging – who can forget Turing Pharmaceuticals' Martin Shkreli, who raised the price of a life-improving medication from $13.50 to $750 a pill – another sad reality is that lots of people aren't even being prescribed the appropriate...|
|3/9/2016 - Sir Richard Thompson – former president of the Royal College of Physicians, and personal doctor to the British Queen for 21 years – and five eminent colleagues, have started a campaign to raise awareness of over-medication in favor of Big Pharma.
The campaign highlights the fact that...|
|3/2/2016 - We're all familiar with horror stories about juveniles on drugs, but normally it's humans that are involved, not fish. This case, however, involves juvenile chinook salmon who never had the chance to "Just Say No."
Disturbing new research has indicated that young salmon found in Puget Sound tested...|
|3/1/2016 - Big Pharma is claiming more and more victims every year, but "the system" appears to be on autopilot, and there is little to no political will in Washington, D.C., to reverse course.
As reported by NBC News, new research shows that more Americans than ever before are overdosing on anxiety drugs,...|
|2/29/2016 - Never before in the history of the world has the general public relied so heavily on pharmaceuticals to treat pain, calm nerves, or address a serious medical condition. And with so many different types of drugs, as well as different combinations of drugs available to consumers today, the threat of creating...|
|2/24/2016 - A renowned academic who is the co-founder of the Cochrane Collaboration, one of the world's top organizations for assessing medical evidence, believes that Big Pharma is killing tens of thousands of Americans every year.
Dr. Peter Gotzsche, who arrived in Australia recently to talk to citizens Down...|
|2/23/2016 - Almost everyone has experienced the searing chest pain we call heartburn on at least one occasion. This ailment is quite common, and most of the time nothing to be concerned about. It can often be weathered through or even cured naturally.
But, of course if we learned how to manage every disease...|
|2/15/2016 - Award-winning investigative journalist Kelly Patricia O'Meara says when it comes to psychiatric diagnosing, it doesn't matter what people in the medical and psychiatric community believe, but rather what they can prove. In her book Psyched Out: How Psychiatry Sells Mental Illness and Pushes Pills that...|
|2/12/2016 - You might think that because they have "anti" in their name that they combat depression and make everything better. But a new review published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) found that, among all age groups, antidepressant drugs actually increase the risk of aggressive behavior and suicide, especially...|
|2/10/2016 - A long-term study published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine has shown that statin users are more than twice as likely to develop diabetes compared to those who didn't use statins. Additionally, they're a whopping 250 percent more likely to develop the disease in conjunction with complications...|
|2/9/2016 - Big Pharma is responsible for turning teenagers into illegal drug users by prescribing them dangerous medications which they may later misuse, according to researchers at the University of Michigan.
A study conducted by the UM School of Medicine revealed that teens who were given prescriptions for...|
|2/1/2016 - Recent revelations that the National Security Agency (NSA) spied on the heads of state of countries allied with the United States – even after President Obama promised to end such spying – have sparked new debates about U.S. surveillance culture.
Yet, in a country that is increasingly...|
|1/31/2016 - It's no secret that opioid addiction is a serious problem; the statistics speak for themselves. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), nearly 7,000 people are treated in emergency departments on a daily basis, because they used prescription drugs in ways that are inconsistent...|
|1/25/2016 - Traces of pharmaceutical drugs released into the environment can cause changes to plant growth, according to a study led by researchers from by the University of Exeter and Plymouth University, and published recently in the Journal of Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety.
"The huge amounts of pharmaceuticals...|
|1/25/2016 - American taxpayers are being taken out to the woodshed by the federal government's Medicare program, which was recently exposed for reimbursing drug prescriptions for dead people. Reports indicate that the fraudulent system currently allows payments for prescriptions filled up to 32 days after a patient...|
|1/16/2016 - Just like a vending machine that spits out a junk-food of choice, Big Pharma can be in your hands with utmost immediacy. The gotta-have-it-now mentality is the latest brainchild of a service called ZipDrug which does exactly as its name implies: It provides people with almost instant delivery of prescription...|
|12/13/2015 - Toddlers as young as 18-months-old are being treated like experimental rats, drugged up with some of the most brain-damaging, life-altering psychotic pills. These are the kinds of pills that cause wild delusions, aggressive impulses, erratic behavior, or in some cases, cause violent and suicidal thoughts....|
|12/9/2015 - If you're taking statin drugs and getting flu shots, the medical joke's on YOU!
Researchers have found that statin drugs suppress the immune response that they say is needed to make vaccines work. By taking statin drugs, you're nullifying your body's ability to react to an influenza vaccine, researchers...|
|12/1/2015 - The pharmaceutical industry is generally known to be a greed-driven, profiteering racket. However, the real danger for average Americans isn't just getting ripped off while suffering horrific side effects as a result of taking drugs — it's the threat of going bankrupt simply due to having a chronic...|
|12/1/2015 - Another pharmaceutical drug dealer is the subject of a government crackdown, as legislators attempt to get to the bottom of a massive legal drug ring that's taking advantage of consumers by charging extortionate prices for drugs that cost mere pennies on the dollar to manufacture.
|11/24/2015 - It's official: Guns are not the deadliest things in the only country on Earth with a recognized right to "keep and bear arms," as the political Left would have you believe. Turns out that Big Pharma is the nation's most deadly killer.
In recent days, Drug Enforcement Agency Acting Administrator Chuck...|
|11/23/2015 - Nearly 60 percent of all U.S. adults are now taking prescription drugs, according to a study conducted by researchers from Harvard University and published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. The number rose from 51 percent in 1999 to 59 percent in 2011.
The number of people taking...|
|11/19/2015 - It's not unusual to see a long line at the pharmacy counter, where people walk away with all kinds of prescriptions. However, the latest statistics show that more people than you might realize are taking prescription drugs. According to a study that was recently published in the Journal of the American...|
|11/10/2015 - Are people in the United States actually becoming more aggressive and violent, or is it merely a misperception caused by slanted news coverage?
Certainly we are exposed to far more neurotoxins than prior generations, and in much higher doses, in the form of the plethora of industrial chemicals that...|
|11/4/2015 - A landmark study which concluded that antidepressant drug Paxil (paroxetine) was safe for use among teenagers was fraudulent, suggests a reanalysis of the previously recorded data.
The original study, published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) in 2001, claimed that Paxil might help young people...|
|11/1/2015 - Information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) indicate that more Americans are dying from legally prescribed drugs than from heroine and cocaine, combined (and from marijuana, of course, which doesn't kill), classifying the situation as an "epidemic."
As reported by The New...|
|10/30/2015 6:41:38 PM - The US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) issued an apology to hundreds of millions of people late 2014, admitting that the flu shot didn't work. The strain of virus manufactured in the vaccine did not match the actual dominant flu virus strains going around. Flu viruses mutate now so unpredictably that...|
|10/23/2015 4:50:38 PM - Anyone who read Andrew Weil's groundbreaking 1970s-era book, The Natural Mind, is already familiar with the correlation between highly processed foods and addictive drugs.
Weil observed way back then that the refinement of natural sugars into pure white crystals, for example, can trigger addictive...|
|10/23/2015 2:51:23 PM - How did Hitler kill so many Jews in WWII and keep it quiet for so long? Answer: Experimental drugs, toxic vaccines, fluoridated water, experimental brain surgery, two bullets to the head, and of course, Zyklon B – the main chemical ingredient of the pesticide used for the gas chambers, which just...|
|10/21/2015 - In yet another twisted example of staged corporate social media campaigns, Big Pharma recently hired a shadowy online public relations firm to launch a staged social media campaign to promote psychiatric drugs among America's youth. (Seriously, nothing is too unethical for the drug industry to push.)
|10/20/2015 4:42:27 PM - An exciting, game-changing study, published in the American Journal of Psychiatry, calls for an entirely new approach to treating schizophrenia. The report shows massive evidence for reducing the use of anti-psychotic drugs in favor of more individualized, holistic therapies.
Most schizophrenic patients...|
|10/15/2015 - In a refreshing change of pace, an established doctor has shed light on the fact that many mainstream medical approaches designed to improve health aren't what they're cracked up to be. In fact, they're downright ineffective.
While this hardly comes as a surprise when you consider the plethora of...|
|10/10/2015 - Well, it's about time.
Less than two weeks after the shooting at Umpqua Community College in Oregon, Nevada Assemblywoman Michele Fiore says studying the safety of Big Pharma's psych drugs is a necessity. Despite deceptive reports in the mainstream media and lying politicians, the Umpqua shooting...|
|10/9/2015 1:54:08 PM - What was once considered a social stigma is quickly becoming a social media sensation, thanks to the crafty marketing tactics of the pharmaceutical industry.
Some folks who take mind-altering prescription drugs to treat mental illness are now parading their use of these dangerous chemicals across...|
|10/8/2015 6:38:51 PM - The corporatists at Big Pharma, as well as the purveyors of political correctness, have scored another victory with Americans: shaming anyone who thinks that dangerous psychotropic, mind-and-mood-altering medications are ultimately bad for your health.
They even have a catchy new hashtag campaign...|
|9/29/2015 - The statin drugs prescribed to over 100 million people around the world have now been exposed as cellular poisons that accelerate aging and promote muscle fatigue, diabetes, memory loss and more.
Scientists at Tulane University in New Orleans found that statin drugs -- which generate tens of billions...|
|9/28/2015 11:08:58 AM - Statins, the widely prescribed class of drugs said to lower "bad" cholesterol and reduce the risk of heart problems, has recently come under fire after a study revealed that they destroy human health more than they work to improve it.
Sadly, many people take statin drugs, which are commonly known...|
|9/23/2015 1:11:03 PM - Is Democrat presidential contender Hillary Clinton the one White House hopeful who can put a stop to Big Pharma's fleecing of the American taxpayer? She says she is and, as far as that goes, she's the only one so far to address it, but more on that in a moment.
As noted by Zero Hedge, in recent days...|
|9/22/2015 2:02:06 PM - It is undeniable that the FDA has a controversial relationship with the pharmaceutical industry. Not a single psychiatric drug is released into the market for administration until the FDA gives its safety a legitimate stamp of approval. But how legitimate is this stamp and are these drugs truly safe?...|
|9/22/2015 - The total greed of Big Pharma is on parade this week as a company called Turing Pharmaceuticals took ownership of a lifesaving medication that treats parasitic infections like malaria. The pill -- mostly purchased by AIDS and cancer patients -- used to cost $1 each. But now, thanks to Turing Pharmaceuticals...|
|9/17/2015 11:59:40 AM - The hijacking of modern science by corporations hellbent on profiting at the expense of public health is no more evident than in published scientific literature. There, you'll find all sorts of papers claiming that genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are safe, chemicals are good for you and pharmaceuticals...|
|9/12/2015 - Big Pharma firms have such a lock on the U.S. market – the most lucrative in the world – that they have the power of the federal government in their pockets. So much so that if anyone steps outside the box or colors outside the Big Pharma-designated lines, Uncle Sam will smack them down.
|9/8/2015 - Whether someone has an acute illness like appendicitis or a more long-term condition like diabetes, prescription drugs of some form or another are bound to be a part of the plan of care in modern medicine. There are some people, particularly the elderly or those with very serious conditions, who are...|
|8/29/2015 - A recent ruling by the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals has brought into question the ability and effectiveness of so-called "drug-sniffing dogs" after judges found that one animal in Illinois was not at all competent in the task he was supposedly trained to do.
The Free Thought Project and the Chicago...|
|8/18/2015 - When certain politicians and so-called health experts bellyache over the legalization of cannabis, it's not because they're worried about the children. It's because cannabis is arguably the safest and most widely effective natural medicinal herb in existence, and its widespread acceptance would immediately...|
|8/18/2015 - The FDA has announced that it will require new labels on both prescription and over-the-counter painkillers in the aspirin family, warning that even brief use of these drugs increases the risk of heart attacks and strokes, including among people with no heart disease risk factors.
The warning applies...|
|8/15/2015 - A new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association continues the trend of pushing for ever greater numbers of people to be permanently put onto cholesterol-lowering statin drugs, even as research is increasingly showing the drugs to be useless for preventing the negative effects...|
|8/13/2015 - Yesterday I posted an article asking for American citizens to send me water samples from the Animas River that the EPA has now heavily contaminated with toxic heavy metals. I want to test the water in my elemental analysis laboratory to expose the EPA's pollution.
The EPA used to prevent corporations...|
|8/12/2015 - You know the American justice system is utterly broken when murderers and rapists are receiving lesser jail sentences than a man convicted of merely having cannabis flowers in his possession. Even large-scale pharmaceutical drug crimes, including the incredible saga of fake pharmaceutical company "Gallant...|
|8/1/2015 - Most people who live in large urban areas tend to be more liberal in their viewpoints. In addition, these larger, urban center are more likely (due to their sheer population numbers) to be users of mind-altering drugs pushed on them by Big Pharma that, according to a new study, can make them angry and...|
|7/29/2015 - New research published in the journal PLOS ONE calls into question the safety and effectiveness of a popular class of pharmaceutical drugs used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, as well as its less extreme companion acid reflux. Researchers found that proton-pump inhibitors, or PPIs,...|
|7/28/2015 - A piece of legislation that will endanger American consumers by giving Big Pharma a more streamlined, quicker drug approval process that will no doubt lead to dangerous medications being marketed and sold before adequate testing has just passed a major milestone.
In recent days, the House Energy...|
|7/28/2015 - To help document the continued increase in violent shootings carried out by individuals whose minds are altered by dangerous psychiatric drugs, we've just launched a new website that lists and describes all the known "psych drug shootings."
The site is called PsychDrugShooters.com.
|7/26/2015 - Though Natural News and other alternative media sites have regularly covered the link between mind-and-mood altering psychotropic drug use and mass murders, there is a website that is dedicated to such coverage, documenting in detail each of the many murders over the past several years involving drug-crazed...|
|7/24/2015 - Think about it. We really do all live downstream. Everything we dump down the sink, or flush down the toilet enters our water supply. When you fill that cup from the tap, how many pharmaceuticals do you think are in the water?
Medications are manufactured and sold as over the counter drugs, prescription...|
|7/22/2015 - As has been the case in nearly every other mass shooting in the U.S. and around the world in recent years, it has been learned that the shooter in Chattanooga who killed four Marines and a Navy sailor at a recruiting center was on dangerous mood-altering drugs.
As reported by ABC News, Mohammod Youssef...|
|7/22/2015 - The oft-repeated claim that pharmaceutical drugs, whether for conditions as extreme as cancer or as basic as a headache, have been scientifically shown to be safe and effective is laughable. And a new study published in the British Medical Journal (The BMJ) shows that some of the worst examples of this...|
|7/20/2015 - More than half a million people age 65 years or older die every year in the West from psychiatric drug use, and the worst part is that these death pills aren't even effective at treating either mental illness or depression. Researchers from Denmark's Nordic Cochrane Centre found that the benefits of...|
|6/29/2015 - Psychiatric drugs kill an estimated 500,000 people per year, looking only at people over age 65 living in Western countries, according to an analysis conducted by a world-renowned Danish researcher.
Peter Gotzsche, research director at the Nordic Cochrane Centre, cited the figure in an article published...|
|6/24/2015 - Psychiatric medications are not only useless, but they're responsible for killing at least 500,000 people aged 65 years and older every single year. This is the shocking conclusion of a new meta-analysis published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) that challenges the widely held belief that antidepressants...|
|6/21/2015 - The following is a republishing of an important article written by Dan Roberts from AmmoLand.com. It reveals the real truth about mass shootings that bureaucrats and lawmakers are choosing to sweep under the rug: psychiatric drugs. If you want to know the real reason why mass shootings are taking place,...|
|6/20/2015 - Nearly all mass shooters in recent memory share two things rarely pointed out in the media: bowl-cut hair styles and wild-eyed hollow stares.
It's all in the eyes and the hair, it seems, as you can see in the photo compilation below, showing the haircuts and wild eyes of Dylann Roof, James Holmes,...|
|6/18/2015 - Mass shootings, sadly, have become a part of the American lexicon, and without question the majority of the American people are not comfortable with this fact. The latest outrage: A young white man who allegedly possessed some racist animosity went into a predominantly black church in Charleston, S.C.,...|
|6/11/2015 - A new study published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine (formerly Archives of Internal Medicine) has revealed that taking statin drugs for high cholesterol increases one's risk of developing memory loss. But the mainstream media, funded in large part by pharmaceutical companies with billions of...|
|6/7/2015 - People taking antidepressants, tranquilizers and painkillers are all significantly more likely to kill another human being than similar people who are not taking those drugs, according to a study conducted by researchers from the Karolinsksa Institutet in Stockholm, Sweden, and published in the journal...|
|6/4/2015 - Signatories to the massive Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal for which President Obama is seeking fast-track trade authority which most Republicans in Congress are attempting to grant him will result in massive marketing of dangerous Big Pharma drugs with little recourse for the general public.
|6/1/2015 - Just as Natural News has warned for over a decade, mind-altering medications such as tranquilizers and psychiatric drugs (SSRIs) have now been confirmed to increase the risk of a person committing murder.
A new study published in the journal World Psychiatry (June 1 edition, not yet found on the...|
|5/30/2015 - Millions of people are suffering with thyroid disorders and have no idea they have a problem. If you're living with "unexplained" weight gain, hair loss, chronic fatigue, poor concentration or memory loss, then you probably have a serious problem with thyroid function.
Your doctor can't help you....|
|5/28/2015 - The amazing story of Chris Wark and his natural recovery from stage IIIC colon cancer serves as a powerful reminder of how proper diet, regular exercise and aggressive herbal (rather than chemical) therapies are still among the safest and most effective remedies for curing cancer. But Chris' conscious...|
|5/27/2015 - If every single person currently taking psychotropic medications or antidepressants were to be pulled off these deadly drugs and given a new, safer regimen instead, society would be much better off. This is the larger inference of a new review published in The BMJ (British Medical Journal), which found...|
|5/25/2015 - Popular heartburn drugs available over-the-counter as well as by prescription can double the risk of acute kidney failure, according to a study conducted by researchers from the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences and St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto and published in the journal CMAJ Open on...|
|5/23/2015 - Critics of modern medicine have been particularly cynical when it comes to how serious the industry and medical science are in finding cures for some diseases, especially those which generate billions of dollars in profits annually for drug makers.
In 2012 alone, for instance, Americans spent $325.8...|
|5/22/2015 - The runaway surveillance state in America has just taken a leap into the gutter. Or the sewer, actually, where government goons running their fraudulent "war on drugs" have begun to monitor raw sewage for traces of illicit drug use.
The American Chemical Society reports this as GOOD news, saying:
|5/19/2015 - Does the habitual use of antidepressants do more harm than good to many patients? Absolutely, says one expert in a new British Medical Journal report. Moreover, he says that the federal Food and Drug Administration might even be hiding the truth about antidepressant lethality.
In his portion of the...|
|5/16/2015 - In the 23 years since she was diagnosed with HIV, 61-year-old Loreen Willenberg of Sacramento, Calif., has never taken any drugs to restrain the virus. She has never shown symptoms or become ill from HIV or AIDS. She has experienced no drop in her CD4 T-cells, the immune cells targeted by HIV.
|5/13/2015 - The science backing selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, or SSRIs, as an effective remedy for increasing serotonin levels in the brain and helping depression sufferers achieve mental "balance" is entirely nonexistent, warns a prominent psychiatrist in a new peer-reviewed editorial published in the...|
|5/7/2015 2:00:34 PM - If you are an American, there is a 1 in 3 chance that you will get cancer during your lifetime. If you are a man, the odds are closer to 1 in 2. And almost everyone in America either knows someone who currently has cancer or who has already died from cancer. But it wasn't always this way. Back in the...|
|5/7/2015 - A simple visit to the hospital to help her daughter manage her anxiety has turned into a nightmare for Karen Maple and her child, Elissa. What should have been a trip to discuss possible options for Elissa led to the hospital's decision to whisk the Vermont teenager to a mental ward several hours away...|
|5/1/2015 - The results of the annual Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index are in, and the methods by which many Americans now cope with their daily lives in this brave new world are sobering. Roughly one in five individuals living in the U.S., based on a random survey of people living in all 50 states and the District...|
|4/26/2015 - As a society, we don't seem to understand exactly what depression is any more. So many cases of "depression" are really voids within that we are trying to fill. Perhaps this depression represents parts of us that have been taken away or left behind that we are simply seeking to get back. Maybe our depression...|
|4/22/2015 - Before you rush out to get the MMR vaccine for your child or sign up for the latest statin or antidepressant pharmaceutical pill in obedience to the television, you might want to first consider what several former pill pushers-turned-whistleblowers have to say about how drugs and vaccines are actually...|
|4/3/2015 4:20:49 PM - A recent study indicates that more than two-thirds of people who have been prescribed antidepressants are likely not suffering from depression at all. Sixty-nine percent of those taking SSRIs (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors) do not display the classic symptoms of major depressive disorder,...|
|4/3/2015 1:39:11 PM - A revealing new study has shown that the number of deaths suffered annually by American teenagers at the hands of illegal drugs is far, far less than those suffered from prescription medication.
The study, which was published in the Journal of Public Policy and Marketing, noted that there were far...|
|3/21/2015 10:53:41 PM - An ex-pharmaceutical sales rep has come clean after fifteen years of being in the drug pushing business. In her powerful book, Confessions of an Rx Drug Pusher, Gwen Olsen explains why she left her lucrative career selling drugs for some of the biggest names in the business - Johnson and Johnson, Bristol-Myers...|
|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"...|
|2/15/2015 - As the natural health movement grows, people across the nation and the world are learning the benefits of using food, herbs, and supplements to prevent and treat illness and disease.
Antibiotics are chemical therapy. Read any package insert or look up a pharmaceutical on the Internet and thoroughly...|
|1/28/2015 6:56:32 PM - A new study clearly shows common over-the-counter medications widely used for asthma, allergies, and insomnia increase the risk for dementia. The study also found that the risk may not be reversible, even after several years off of these medications.
The drugs studied are anticholinergic drugs, which...|
|1/7/2015 - Diseases of the brain are rampant in America today, and evidence suggests that a popular class of pharmaceutical drugs may be largely to blame. They're known as statins, and the science behind how they function in the body reveals that these powerful drugs gradually degrade the brain by depriving it...|
|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.
|12/23/2014 - 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...|
|12/11/2014 - 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...|
|12/2/2014 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 - Unfortunately, acute or chronic pain is something that everyone in their life experiences at one time or another. Even though this is a powerful reminder from the body that something is either healing or going terribly wrong, a way to manage the pain is often required in order to live a functional lifestyle.
|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...|
|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...|
|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...|
|9/24/2014 - In the U.S., an estimated $32 billion per year is being spent unnecessarily to treat high blood pressure, the most common reason patients visit their doctor, scientists say.
That $32 billion a year corresponds to more than 1 percent of annual healthcare costs in the U.S., and more than a third of...|
|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,...|
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|9/9/2014 - One class of drugs used to treat inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) may increase the risk of blood and bone marrow diseases sevenfold, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University Hospital of Nancy-Brabois in France and published in the journal Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology.
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