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Antidepressants: What the Media Won’t Tell You 

In All Health Watch, Big Pharma, Mental Health by INH Research0 Comments

It’s no wonder Big Pharma loves antidepressants.  

About 13% of Americans over the age of 12 take them, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 

These medications include Prozac (fluoxetine), Zoloft (sertraline), Celexa (citalopram), Lexapro (escitalpram), and many others.   

Antidepressants can be very difficult to quit. Withdrawal is similar to that of addictive drugs. A quarter of the people on the medications have taken them for at least 10 years.Read More

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Big Pharma’s Back Pain Scam 

In All Health Watch, Big Pharma, General Health, Health Warning by INH Research0 Comments

For decades, Big Pharma made a fortune selling opioid drugs to people with back pain. We all know how that turned out. 

The medications didn’t do much for the pain. But they did turn thousands of people into addicts. And now, more than 63,000 Americans die each year from overdoses. 

Today, most back pain sufferers know better than to take opioids.Read More

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Big Pharma’s Big Alzheimer’s Fail

In All Health Watch, Alzheimer's and Memory, Big Pharma, Cognitive Health by INH Research0 Comments

The new Alzheimer’s drug aducanumab does one thing really well… 

It clears away amyloid brain plaque.  

Unfortunately, clinical trials show there’s something else it doesn’t do very well at all… 

It doesn’t help Alzheimer’s patients get better. 

So why did the FDA grant accelerated approval, making it the first new Alzheimer’s medication to hit the market in 18 years?  

Because the agency and Big Pharma refuse to let go of the long-discredited “amyloid hypothesis.”Read More

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5 Strange Ways OTC Pain Relievers Affect Your Brain

In All Health Watch, Big Pharma, Cognitive Health, Featured Article by INH Research0 Comments

Many of us don’t go a day without popping ibuprofen or acetaminophen. One study found that the average adult takes 373 over-the-counter pain pills a year.[1]

But if so many people take them, and you can buy them without a prescription, they must be safe… Right?

Not exactly.

A major study warns that these drugs have strange and frightening psychological side effects—ones that most people don’t know about.… Read More

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Antibiotics Double Your Risk of Inflammatory Bowel Disease

In All Health Watch, Big Pharma, Featured Article, General Health, Gut Health by Garry Messick0 Comments

Doctors don’t think twice about prescribing antibiotics…and most of us don’t think twice about taking them.

This is a mistake.

For years, antibiotics have been handed out by doctors like candy on Halloween. The drugs are the first-line treatment for respiratory infections. But antibiotics do absolutely nothing to help most respiratory infections like the flu and colds. They are caused by viruses.… Read More

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The Most Popular Way to Quit Smoking Is the Worst Way

In All Health Watch, Big Pharma, Featured Article, General Health, Health Warning by Garry Messick0 Comments

There is no shortage of products to help you quit smoking. There are chewing gums, patches, nasal sprays, and lozenges. There are anti-craving pills and filter systems. There are even apps to provide emotional and educational support.

But when smokers want to quit, chances are they won’t use any of these.

Instead they’ll turn to e-cigarettes.

Vaping is by far the most popular way Americans try to kick the habit.… Read More