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FDA’s Voluntary Guidance Failing To Curb Antibiotic Overuse In Farm Animals

By Chris Morran Consumerist December 11, 2015   FDA’s Voluntary Guidance Failing To Curb Antibiotic Overuse In Farm Animals     Two years ago, the Food and Drug Administration — after decades of delay — paid lip service to the idea of reducing the use of medically important antibiotics for growth-promotion in farm animals, by […]


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Is UN Planning to Call for Global Decriminalization of All Drugs?

By Sarah Lazare Common Dreams October 19, 2015   Is UN Planning to Call for Global Decriminalization of All Drugs? Business titan Richard Branson claims to have seen unreleased report from United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime calling for broad decriminalization     Business titan Richard Branson claimed on Monday that the United Nations Office […]


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Walmart To Require Meat Suppliers Provide Data On Antibiotics Use

By Chris Morran Consumerist May 23, 2015   Walmart To Require Meat Suppliers Provide Data On Antibiotics Use     Antibiotics used on farm animals account for more than 80% of all antibiotics sold in the U.S., and many of these drugs are medically important to the health of human beings. The overuse of antibiotics […]


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Tennessee law puts new mom in jail for drug use while pregnant

Source: http://www.cbc.ca By Meagan Fitzpatrick, CBC News Last Updated: Jul 11, 2014 2:56 PM ET   Tennessee law puts new mom in jail for drug use while pregnant First woman charged with assault this week under new law     Mallory Loyola, a 26-year-old Tennessee woman, gave birth a few days ago, and was then […]


Drugstores cashing in big on Obamacare expansion of drug subsidy

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Editor Drugstores cashing in big on Obamacare expansion of drug subsidy     Some hospitals which serve struggling areas have long qualified for the program which forces drug makers to sell their products at steep discounts. This was supposed to reward the hospitals for providing needed services. Since the patients, and their […]

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

  Source: http://endoftheamericandream.com By Michael Snyder 19 Statistics About The Drugging Of America That Are Almost Too Crazy To Believe   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 […]


Why is Obama weighing in on CVS ending tobacco sales? Crony capitalism 1

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino Why is Obama weighing in on CVS ending tobacco sales? Crony capitalism     This is a place where the president has no business at all.   Just because CVS has decided not to carry tobacco any longer and to instead focus on the other highly addictive drugs which […]

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Pill Nation: Are Americans Over-Medicated?

  Pill Nation: Are Americans Over-Medicated?   Nearly 13 prescriptions were prescribed per man, woman, and child last year. We’re one of only two countries in the world who allow direct-to-consumer Rx advertising; and Rx have slowly grown to be the third highest medical cost.   Welcome to the pill nation.   Source: TheNursingBible.com   […]


FDA goes after supplement companies, Big Pharma avoids scrutiny.

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Editor FDA goes after supplement companies, Big Pharma avoids scrutiny.     There have long been efforts to pull the supplement industry more under the control of the FDA.(And in all likelihood crush it.) Pharma doesn’t like supplements. (The supplement industry challenges the massive drug industry fundamentally). As such many politicians […]

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Gummy Bears, Pharmaceutical Drugs And Vaccines Made Out Of People 1

  Source: http://thetruthwins.com By Michael Snyder   Gummy Bears, Pharmaceutical Drugs And Vaccines Made Out Of People   That is a really crazy headline, right?  Unfortunately, it is not a joke.  Right now, gelatin made with human DNA fragments is already being used in pharmaceutical drugs and vaccines, and scientists believe that recent breakthroughs will […]


Why You Should Care About the Drugs Your Doctor Prescribes 1

Source: https://www.propublica.org By Tracy Weber and Charles Ornstein ProPublica Why You Should Care About the Drugs Your Doctor Prescribes     This article was co-published in the Op-Ed pages of the Los Angeles Times. Your doctor hands you a prescription for a blood pressure drug. But is it the right one for you? You’re searching […]

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