December 2, 2014
Carey Wedler, TheAntiMedia
November 25 2014 - Last Thursday, the Food and Drug Administration approved a new painkiller that claims to combat the nation’s widespread, lethal addiction to painkillers. In 2010, anywhere from half to three-quarters of drug overdoses in Americ ...
August 5, 2014
New study compared warning and withdrawal rates for drugs released before and after the drug industry increased funding to the FDA to expedite drug approvals What's safer: a newly approved drug or one that has been on the market much longer? Newer drugs have a one in three chance of acquiring a b ...
March 15, 2014
Jon Rappoport Activist Post It’s called Zohydro. Clinical Psychiatry News (3/13) has the story. West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin is protesting FDA approval of the drug. He’s written a stunning letter to US Health and Human Services head, Kathleen Sebelius. “…Sen. Man ...
February 28, 2014
Catherine J. Frompovich Activist Post “As consumers and as parents, we have a right to understand what’s in the food we’re feeding our families because that’s really the only way that we can make informed choices – by having clear, accurate information.” ...
February 4, 2014
Catherine J. Frompovich Activist Post What would you think if I told you that the U.S. FDA knew for decades about the problems with antibiotics causing super bugs and their morphing immunities to pharmaceuticals resulting from antibiotic use in animals raised as food? ...
February 4, 2014
Jon Rappoport Activist Post Seven years ago, Marcia Angell, who, for two decades, edited one of the most famous medical journals in the world, the New England Journal of Medicine, wrote a piece for the Boston Globe. It was titled, "Talking Back to the FDA" (February 26, 2007). In his book, Medi ...
October 18, 2013
Melissa Melton Activist Post During the dramatic political theater show we as a nation have collectively witnessed over the last two weeks otherwise known as the government shutdown, we saw a lot of petty, spiteful happenings at the hands of our officials. Vets were denied access to open air m ...
October 18, 2013
FDA must find regulatory balance for probiotics says Univ. of Md. law prof The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) should consider the unique features of probiotics — bacteria that help maintain the natural balance of organisms in the intestines — in regulating their use and marke ...
October 4, 2013
Daisy Luther Activist Post I can’t really mourn too much that the Food and Drug Administration and the Environmental Protection Agency are unable to continue wreaking regulatory havoc on the little guys due to the government shutdown. In fact, I think a celebration just might be in or ...
May 7, 2013
- Despite the current push to educate consumers on how to read and understand nutrition labels, they can be difficult to understand, especially when it comes to the list of ingredients. This primer is meant to help you pinpoint seven ingredients that you should always avoid. So, if after a quick glanc ...
April 30, 2013
- In America, we're constantly fed a long litany of propaganda claiming that we're privy to more rights and freedoms than any other country in the world. The following countries, often regarded as oppressed, allow the sale and consumption of raw milk: