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FDA Moves To Limit Antibiotic Use In Food Animals

According to statistics by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 23,000 people each year die from drug-resistant infections.

How do bacteria become drug-resistant? One way is overuse of antibiotics. It’s a growing health risk.

The Treatment For A Cold That Makes It Worse

The Treatment For A Cold That Makes It Worse

If a painkiller is the first thing you reach for when you come down with a cold, you may be making your cold worse. Research in England shows that one of the most common pills people take for a cold may worsen viral respiratory infections.

Report: Wealthy Nations Have Too Many People On Antidepressants

Report: Wealthy Nations Have Too Many People On Antidepressants

The developed world has seen an immense increase in the use of antidepressant drugs as prescriptions for nonessential, quality-of-life medications continue to fly out of physicians’ hands. A new report raises “concerns about [the] appropriateness” of overprescribing these types of medications.

ProPublica: Health Care Delays Squeeze Patients In State High-Risk Pools

This article, written by Charles Ornstein, was originally published by ProPublica on Nov. 8. “This is what keeps me up at night,” Tanya Case told me earlier this week. Case is executive director of the Oklahoma Temporary High Risk Pool, funded by the federal government to sell insurance to people denied coverage by private health insurers. […]

Why Your Doctor Won’t See You Now

Why Your Doctor Won’t See You Now

Unless you embrace some serious measures to make sure you are taking care of your health, you may find yourself in a serious medical situation. As soon as Obamacare takes effect, this program, along with a number of other factors, may make it much harder to visit a doctor.

The FDA Makes Ancient Remedies Unaffordable

This article, written by senior resident fellow at the Ludwig von Mises Institute Mark Thornton, was originally published by Mises on Oct. 24. I recently experienced severe pain in my feet, particularly in the big toes. In my imagination it felt like my feet had been run over by a truck and that several of […]

Emails Show Pay-For-Play Scheme In Drug Trials

Emails obtained through a public records request reveal how Big Pharma, supposed independent researchers and the Food and Drug Administration are involved in a pay-for-play scheme involving drug trials and research.

The emails show that a scientific panel that shaped FDA policy for testing the safety and effectiveness of painkillers required $25,000 fees from drug manufacturers to attend the panel’s meetings. The panel, led by two academics, provided advice to the FDA on how to weigh evidence from clinical trials.

Michelle Obama And Her Water Promotion

Credit Michelle Obama for promoting water consumption, but she must be criticized for not going far enough.

Everyone, seniors especially, should drink more water and less sugar- and high fructose corn syrup-laden beverages. That’s because these beverages are acidic and HFCS is responsible for a majority of the obesity and poor health of Americans.

Governments Kill People!

Governments Kill People!

Democracies kill covertly and overtly. They carry out mass murder in many ways. For the purpose of this discussion, we look at how the medical establishment in American democracy kills millions of people. The American government makes constant war on the people covertly.

The Obamacare Bait And Switch

The Obamacare Bait And Switch

The Internal Revenue Service theft squad issued its final rules on the Obamacare individual mandate Tuesday. They reveal that the whole thing is a bait and switch to benefit a few crony corporations and transfer wealth from the people, as we have told you from the beginning.

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