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The Failure of U.S. Healthcare
The U.S. spends $2 trillion per year on healthcare, yet recent studies indicate that medical intervention is the 3rd leading cause of death each year.
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Statins for Pregnant Women and Kids?
Researcher Chris Masterjohn reveals the negligence and recklessness of recent recommendations that pregnant women and kids as young as 8-years old take statin drugs.
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Problem with Your Pill? Take Another Pill!
A look at a recent study on the side effects of antidepressants reveals the nefarious tactics drug companies use to expand the market for their drugs.
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More Mainstream Madness
This week I'd like to bring your attention to three articles I came across on the web which illustrate the utter madness of mainstream medicine and nutrition.
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Drugs, Money & Kids: A Dangerous Mix
An investigation revealed that a world-renowned child psychiatrist lied about money he received from drug companies, casting doubt on the integrity of his research.
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When It Comes to Drug Claims, Skepticism Is Healthy
Drug companies make $285 billion a year selling their products. Can we trust them to provide doctors, researchers and patients with reliable information? Continue reading for the full story.
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Half of Americans Take Pharmaceutical Drugs Daily
A recent article in the New York Times revealed that over half of Americans are taking prescription medication for chronic health problems.
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Medical Care Is 3rd Leading Cause of Death in U.S.
The popular perception that the U.S. has the highest quality of medical care in the world has been proven entirely false by several public heath studies and reports over the past few years.
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Study Reveals Doubt on Cholesterol Drug
A new study has shaken the already shaky hypothesis that cholesterol causes heart disease to the core. Find out more about this case of gross malfeasance by the pharmaceutical industry.
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