Category: Big Medicine

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The Low-Down On ‘Cold And Flu’ Tablets

. Winter is approaching. Your nose is stuffy and you feel a cold coming on. You head to the pharmacy to find an aisle full of cold and flu...

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Some Health Food Stores May Sell ‘Adult’ Supplements To Kids

(Reuters Health) – Health food stores may sell dietary supplements to adolescents that are meant only for adults, a new study found. In...

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Researchers Discover New Drugs To Combat The Root Cause Of Multiple Sclerosis

New research published this week in Nature has found several drugs could lead to new treatment options for multiple sclerosis (MS),...

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These Prescription Drugs May Cause Alzheimer’s (This Will Shock You)

We’ve recently outlined the dangers to prescription drugs and showed you how your doctor’s prescription is causing over 100,000 deaths...

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Prescription Drugs Kill More than Homicide in New York City

There’s a crisis in New York City. Scanning the media headlines, we read one of the larger titles of the week, in which The Independent...

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Flying Under the Influence: Commercial Airline Pilots & Mind-Altering Drugs

The Germanwings co-pilot is not the only commercial pilot reportedly under the influence of mind-altering psychiatric drugs to purposefully...

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Study: 70% of People on Antidepressants Don’t Have Depression

If sales for antidepressants such as Zoloft, Lexapro, or Prozac tell us anything, it’s that depression is sweeping the nation. But a new...

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Here’s The Reason Most Zinc Lozenges Don’t Help With The Common Cold

The idea that zinc might be effective against the common cold came from a study carried out in 1984, which showed that high dose zinc...

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Just Say No To Acetaminophen

Acetaminophen (such as Tylenol®) is the most commonly used analgesic medication worldwide. I have never been a fan of using acetaminophen...

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Smart Meter Scandal in California? Emails Reveal CPUC May Have Known and Concealed Health Risks and Other Problems

Health Impact News Editor Comments Josh Hart of Stop Smart Meters! is reporting that former California Public Utilities...