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Profit Motive Fuels Prostate Radiation Treatment

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When your doctor delivers the terrible news that you have cancer, the last thing you want to worry about is whether his treatment recommendation is motivated by profit.

But a new study shows that men with prostate cancer have good reason to worry.

The standard treatments are surgery, radiation, and watchful waiting, also called active surveillance. Watchful waiting means having regular checkups to make sure the tumor isn’t spreading.

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Antibiotics’ Deadliest Side Effect: Cancer

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An alarming new study has uncovered an important reason to avoid antibiotics.

Researchers found that using antibiotics increases the risk of colon polyps, a precursor to colon cancer.

Colon cancer is also known as colorectal or bowel cancer. It kills more than 50,000 Americans a year. It is the second-leading cause of cancer death among men in the United States, behind lung cancer.

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Your Tap Water Likely Contains at Least 8 Drugs

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Think you need to go to your local drugstore to get prescription medication? A new study finds that all you need to do is turn on your faucet.

Researchers from the U.S. Geological Survey and the Environmental Protection Agency tested water from 25 drinking water treatment plants across the U.S.

They found 47 different pharmaceuticals in the supposedly clean water being sent to homes.

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Just When You Thought Big Food Couldn’t Sink Any Lower…

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In the 1960s, the sugar industry perpetrated a huge fraud on the public.

People were starting to blame sugar for the sudden rise in heart disease in America. So sugar makers hatched a plot to keep their profits rolling in. They called it Project 226.1

Under the scheme, they bribed Harvard professors to publish fake research. Their “studies” showed heart disease was not caused by sugar, but by fat.

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Just One Day on an Opioid Drug Can Turn You Into an Addict

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Your back suddenly locks up… You have a wisdom tooth pulled… You have a bout with shingles… You have a kidney stone…

Your doctor is likely to prescribe an opioid painkiller when you’re hit with severe pain caused by one these common medical conditions—or dozens of others.

By now, just about everybody knows these drugs, which include Vicodin and OxyContin, are at the root of America’s deadly addiction epidemic.

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Two-Thirds of Doctors on Big Pharma’s Payroll, New Study Finds

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We like to think that we can trust our doctor—especially when it comes prescribing drugs. But a disturbing new study confirms a grim suspicion we—and many others—have held for years…and it should have every patient concerned.

The vast majority of doctors are on Big Pharma’s payroll.

Researchers at Drexel University randomly surveyed more than 3,500 adults who had visited a doctor within the last year.

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