Prescription Drugs Are Now the 4th Leading Cause of Death

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Taking prescription drugs has become a roll of the dice…

Some 128,000 Americans a year now die from the effects of medications prescribed to them. This number doesn’t include overdose deaths—only people who took their drugs as prescribed.[1]

Prescription drugs have become the fourth leading cause of death in the U.S. They kill more Americans than breast cancer, prostate cancer, homicide, and suicide combined.[2] [3]

When you start a new drug, you have a 1 in 5 chance of having a major health problem caused by the medication.[4]

How did we get here? How did something that is supposed to make you better become such a dangerous health gamble?

In the new issue of our monthly newsletter Independent Healing, we’ll tell you how the FDA lost control of America’s drug supply.

You’ll discover:

  • How Big Pharma falsified studies to get approval for 81 different drugs. Yet the FDA continues to allow these drugs to be sold.[5] 
  • That 80% of prescription medications sold in the U.S. are now made in China and India. The vast majority of these foreign factories have never been inspected by the FDA. They have miserable track records for quality and safety. [6]
  • That since 2013, more than 8,000 faulty drugs have been pulled from the market. They included statin pills with glass shards in them… Blood pressure drugs contaminated with a carcinogen… An arthritis drug that gave up to 140,000 patients heart attacks… And that’s just the beginning.[7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12] [13]

No matter how healthy you are or how committed you are to natural treatments, almost all of us will need prescription medicines at some point.

You can’t rely on the FDA to make sure your medications are safe and effective. But there are steps you can take to minimize the risk.

Independent Healing’s exclusive Prescription Drug Survival Guide tells you how to do that. It’s the best way to ensure that the medications you take improve, rather than hurt, your health. It could save your life or the life of a loved one. 

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[1] https://ethics.harvard.edu/blog/new-prescription-drugs-major-health-risk-few-offsetting-advantages

[2] https://ethics.harvard.edu/blog/new-prescription-drugs-major-health-risk-few-offsetting-advantages

[3] https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nvsr/nvsr68/nvsr68_06-508.pdf

[4] https://ethics.harvard.edu/blog/new-prescription-drugs-major-health-risk-few-offsetting-advantages

[5] https://www.propublica.org/article/fda-let-drugs-approved-on-fraudulent-research-stay-on-the-market

[6] https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/fda-understates-percentage-of-foreign-made-medication-sold-in-us-300551124.html

[7] https://khn.org/news/how-tainted-drugs-reach-market-make-patients-sicker/

[8] https://abcnews.go.com/Health/generic-lipitor-production-halted-clear-glass-drug/story?id=17844590

[9] https://www.nytimes.com/2010/10/27/business/27drug.html

[10] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2249657/

[11] https://www.propublica.org/article/no-substitute-when-a-generic-drug-isnt-what-it-seems

[12] https://www.aboutlawsuits.com/digitek-problems-linked-to-667-deaths-2197/

[13] https://ethics.harvard.edu/blog/new-prescription-drugs-major-health-risk-few-offsetting-advantages

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