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The US Opioid Epidemic — A War of a Different Kind

20 Mar 2018 | 112,723 Views

And if you're under 50, watch out: This epidemic that's sprung up from nowhere kills more people under 50 than any other condition. The scale and darkness of this phenomenon is a sign there is a far more acute crisis than we ever imagined.

Overmedicating Our Elders

21 Feb 2018 | 23,371 Views

Overmedication is a significant concern for seniors. Sometimes used as a chemical restraint to control behavior in nursing homes, medications may elicit side effects that result in more prescriptions. It's time to talk openly about these issues.

Federal Agency Kills Kratom

20 Feb 2018 | 49,474 Views

In what appears to be a calculated move to make kratom illegal, a government agency has released yet another warning against this age-old plant. While anecdotal reports pour in supporting its safety and benefits over opioids, the agency continues to call kratom dangerous instead of investigating its potential for healing.

Synthetic Opioids Flooding Into US Via Postal Service

07 Feb 2018 | 188,030 Views

Even if your doctor or dentist prescribes this for you, avoid it like the plague. They're getting kickbacks to prescribe it. It's now the leading cause of death in those under 50, as well as a major cause of unemployment. Guard your life and your bank account and shun this death trap today.

More People Killed From Opioids Than Leading Diseases

09 Jan 2018 | 16,265 Views

Opioid overdose deaths continue to rise at an alarming rate, now taking more lives each year than some of the most prominent chronic diseases. Meanwhile, the companies making them continue to profit handsomely and skirt prosecution even when accused of criminal behaviors.

Ghost in the Machine, Part 2 — Success Breeds Greed That Gets in the Way of Ethics, Common Sense and Caution

28 Dec 2017 | 145,068 Views

Do you overdo this? Recent study shows it's 71 percent more prevalent than just 15 years ago. These con artists are highly proficient at parting you with boatloads of your hard-earned dollars. It's also linked to tuberculosis, doubled risk of serious infection and tripled risk of some cancers. Be very careful.

Big Pharma Tries to Monopolize CBD Oil Market

11 Dec 2017 | 280,788 Views

Hundreds of patients have shared incredible stories about this remarkable oil, yet it could soon be banned - with thousands of catastrophically ill and dying people getting the raw end of the deal.

Mental Turmoil: Depression Treatment Drives Users to Murder, Suicide

09 Dec 2017 | 168,651 Views

It's the world's second most prescribed antidepressant, taken for everything from anxiety, depression, irritability, muscle tension and fatigue - but don’t be fooled into believing it’s proven to be safe. Up to 85 percent get addicted within weeks.

Government Falsifies Warning on Kratom to Protect Opioids

05 Dec 2017 | 51,877 Views

This agency has issued a public health advisory against the plant kratom, which some are using to treat pain in lieu of opioids. But a consumer group says the agency's advisory is not only unwarranted but filled with false statements and misinformation.

Multivitamins Improve Heart Function - But Only If You Don't Take Statins

27 Nov 2017 | 29,061 Views

Nearly 40 percent of Americans take this pill. Research found using it negates the benefit of taking high-quality vitamins to your heart and it has documented side effects that may be lethal. I'll share strategies you can use to improve your heart health and avoid risks associated with statins.