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FDA Approves Addictive Painkiller to Combat Addiction to Painkillers

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 ...

One-Third of FDA-Approved Drugs are Withdrawn for Safety Concerns

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 ...

Covert chemical warfare: 100,000 deaths a year

August 4, 2014 - image source Jon Rappoport Activist Post Medical News Today reports that, in 2011, there was a modest uptick in the number of prescriptions written in the US. The increase brought the total to: 4.02 billion. Yes, in 2011, doctors wrote 4.02 billion prescriptions for drugs in ...

The Statin Controversy Continues - for Good Reason

July 28, 2014 - by Dr. K.J. McLaughlin You’ve likely heard about the importance of cholesterol and how you should get your cholesterol levels checked every year as part of your annual check-up. Blood cholesterol has been used as an indicator of health risk now for a number of decades. Ever since the link b ...

Drug cartels? Amateurs! Here's the real thing!

June 9, 2014 - Jon Rappoport Activist Post Mexican cartels? Colombian cartels? Afghan poppy lords? Middlemen? Street dealers? Are you kidding? They’re small fry. Check out the pros. Medical News Today, June 22, 2013, “Most Americans on Prescriptions.” “7 out of every 10 Americans are o ...

Dear Gun Controllers: Pharmaceutical Drugs Kill More People than Bullets

March 16, 2014 - Melissa Melton Activist Post The hype has it that gun violence is so epidemic, it has left a trail of death so vast, only broad restrictions on legal gun ownership and limits on magazine rounds could possibly end it. Forget the fact that the crime stats in this country don’t support this a ...

42.5% of Drug Reactions Are Vaccine Related Groundbreaking Chinese Study Finds

March 9, 2014 - by Sayer Ji A groundbreaking new drug safety study published in the open access journal PLoS and titled, "Adverse Drug Reactions of Spontaneous Reports in Shanghai Pediatric Population," has revealed for the first that that 42.5% of all reported adverse drug reactions occurring in 2009 in a Chine ...

19 Statistics About The Drugging Of America That Are Almost Too Crazy To Believe

February 10, 2014 - The American people are the most drugged people in the history of the planet.  Illegal drugs get most of the headlines, but the truth is that the number of Americans that are addicted to legal drugs is far greater than the number of Americans that are addicted to illegal drugs.  As you wil ...

Popular Diabetes Drug Causing Vitamin Deficiencies

December 27, 2013 - by Dr. David Juan Metformin, one of the most commonly used drugs to treat diabetes, may be causing vitamin B12 and folate deficiencies in those that take the drug. Metformin has stood up well in clinical trials, showing its potential to reduce the risk of macrovascular disease (a disease of the l ...

Number of Kids on Rx Drugs Tripled and Its Implications

December 18, 2013 - by Catherine J. Frompovich According to Consumer Reports, “The number of children taking powerful antipsychotic drugs has nearly tripled over the last 10 to 15 years, according to recent research.” Whooaah! Has anyone done a retrospective study to find if there’s a correlation ...

Database tracks toxic side effects of pharmaceuticals

December 5, 2013 - Natural Blaze Sometimes the cure can be worse than the disease. Pharmaceutical drugs are known for their potential side effects, and an important aspect of personalized medicine is to tailor therapies to individuals to reduce the chances of adverse events. Now researchers from North Carolina Sta ...

High salt levels in common medicines increase risk of cardiovascular events

November 30, 2013 - Researchers call for salt content of medicines to be labeled in same way as foods   Researchers at the University of Dundee and University College London found that taking the maximum daily dose of some medicines would exceed the recommended daily limits for sodium, without any additional ...

28% Increase in US Children Taking Medication for ADHD: CDC Study

November 23, 2013 - Continued increases in ADHD diagnoses and treatment with medication among US children A new study published in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (JAACAP) found that an estimated two million more children in the United States (U.S.) have been diagnosed with a ...

Sharp Rise In Prescription Drug Deaths When Studied By County

November 13, 2013 - by Heather Callaghan Drug poisoning is now the leading cause of injury death in the U.S. and has increased by more than 300 percent over the last three decades. Almost 90 percent of poisoning deaths can be attributed to illicit or licit drugs, with prescription drugs accounting for the majority o ...

Shock: Comparing deaths from medical drugs vitamins all US wars

October 7, 2013 - Dees Illustration Jon Rappoport Activist Post People want to believe medical science gives us, at any given moment, the best of all possible worlds. And of course, the best of all possible worlds must have its enemies: the quacks who sell unproven snake oil. So let’s ...

Huge Study Finds 5-fold Increase in ADHD Medication Use in Kids and Teens

September 13, 2013 - Heather Callaghan Activist Post Use of stimulant medications to treat Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in children and adolescents has increased significantly over the past several years - around the globe. Recently, we reported a staggering increase in the UK for children as yo ...

Med Mob Has Groomed 70 Percent of Americans on Prescription Drugs

June 28, 2013 - Heather Callaghan Activist Post Have you ever had a family member come home with a drug sample? Kind of like those Wal-Mart product samples you can get in the mail except it's handed to you in good faith by an authority. Prescription medicines are the first go-to solution of doctors for almost a ...

Has Drug-Driven Medicine Become A Form of Human Sacrifice

May 20, 2013 - Unless we put medical freedom into the Constitution the time will come when medicine will organize itself into an undercover dictatorship.   To restrict the art of healing to doctors and deny equal privileges to others will constitute the Bastille of medical science.  All such laws ar ...

Death By Prescription Drugs in New York

April 22, 2013 - For over the last decade and a half, the rate of prescription drug overdose in New York City has reached an unprecedented level. And people aren’t getting their oxycontin and other opioids from a street corner: they’re obtaining them with valid prescriptions from less-than-stellar doctor ...
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