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Drug Company Dominance Makes Some Shrinks Very Rich, and Many Patients Over Drugged
July 23, 2014 – 1:34 am | No Comment
Drug Company Dominance Makes Some Shrinks Very Rich, and Many Patients Over Drugged

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Psychiatry has a real credibility problem on its hands.
hat does it tell us about the state of psychiatry when some of the biggest names in the psychiatric establishment are distancing themselves from psychiatry’s diagnostic system …

Antipsychotic Meds May Literally Shrink Your Brain: Study
July 19, 2014 – 12:03 am | No Comment
Antipsychotic Meds May Literally Shrink Your Brain: Study

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
A study published today has confirmed a link between antipsychotic medication and a slight, but measurable, decrease in brain volume in patients with schizophrenia. For the first time, researchers have been able to examine whether …

New Bills Could Limit Access to Natural, Compounded Drugs
July 18, 2014 – 2:07 am | No Comment
New Bills Could Limit Access to Natural, Compounded Drugs

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The FDA has released a number of documents—draft guidances and proposed rules—that are supposed to “provide clarity” on the whole issue of compounding. These “clarifications” will severely diminish your access to many compounded medications.
The new guidances …

Jails are Becoming Insane Asylums: Thanks, “Drug War”
July 15, 2014 – 10:51 pm | No Comment
Jails are Becoming Insane Asylums: Thanks, “Drug War”

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The United States is notorious for locking up people for committing victimless crimes. The country, which only has 5% of the global population, has approximately 25% of the global prison population.

Now a disturbing new report reveals …

The FDA Calls One of the Body’s Basic Healing Functions a “Disease”
July 15, 2014 – 10:42 pm | No Comment
The FDA Calls One of the Body’s Basic Healing Functions a “Disease”

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Why? To make sure Big Pharma gets a monopoly on new drugs connected to it!
 
Inflammation is the body’s complex biological response to harmful stimuli such as pathogens, irritants, or injuries. It’s a natural, protective attempt …

“Don’t Take Supplements, but Feel Free to Electrocute Your Stomach!”
July 14, 2014 – 11:51 pm | No Comment
“Don’t Take Supplements, but Feel Free to Electrocute Your Stomach!”

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The FDA’s obesity “logic” hurts Americans—and endangers supplements. Action Alert!
On June 17, an FDA advisory panel moved closer to full FDA approval on VBLOC—a new implant designed to curb appetite by electrocuting stomach nerves. The device is implanted …

Study Finds Alarming Global Rise In Use Of Antibiotics
July 11, 2014 – 8:57 pm | No Comment
Study Finds Alarming Global Rise In Use Of Antibiotics

 
 
 
 
 
Antibiotic use has surged by 36% worldwide in a decade, much of it unwarranted, according to a new study.
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FOR THE RECORD
July 11, 12:13 p.m.: An earlier version of this post described ampicillin and amoxicillin as types …

3 Sneaky, Dangerous New Ways Pharma Is Churning Profits
July 5, 2014 – 3:28 am | No Comment
3 Sneaky, Dangerous New Ways Pharma Is Churning Profits

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ever hear of Ankylosing Spondylitis?

If you are like most people, you have been watching “Ask Your Doctor” drug ads on TV for years. The ads, called direct-to-consumer drug advertising, have done two amazing things. They …

Are These Popular Prescriptions Making You Sick?
July 3, 2014 – 2:27 am | No Comment
Are These Popular Prescriptions Making You Sick?

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
There’s a reason conventional medicine is known as a culture of sickness. And it’s not just because the American approach to healthcare favors medication over prevention.
There’s an even more vicious cycle at work here. Turns …

The Root Cause of Addiction?
June 29, 2014 – 3:50 am | No Comment
The Root Cause of Addiction?

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
This is presented as alternative way of viewing addiction. One that does not wage war on the addict with shame and punishment from the so-called “War on Drugs.” Is addiction entirely due to genetic predisposition? …