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Statins Double Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

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We knew it was bad. 

But we didn’t know it was this bad…

In April we told you about a study that showed statin drugs raise the risk of type 2 diabetes.

But now new research shows the danger of these cholesterol-lowering medications may be far greater than we thought.

The study was published in the journal Diabetes Metabolism Research and Reviews.

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The Dark Side of Autoimmune Drugs

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The incidence of autoimmune diseases is skyrocketing. They occur when your immune system goes haywire and starts attacking your own body.

AI illnesses include celiac disease, rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis, ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease, and many other inflammatory conditions. In recent years, they have become more common than heart disease and cancer.

Mainstream doctors use biologic medications as the first-line treatment against many AI conditions.

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Big Pharma’s Pain Drug Con

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By now, we’ve all read the horror stories about opioid addiction.

Hundreds of thousands of Americans have died from overdoses of prescription painkillers. And many others have had their lives destroyed in other ways after becoming addicted to these medications.

So now, many people suffering from pain understandably want to avoid OxyContin, Vicodin, and the other opioid pain pills that have killed so many people.

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What You Don’t Know About Generic Drugs CAN Hurt You

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Doctors and pharmacists often portray generic drugs as a great deal. They say that you’re getting the same medicine as the brand-name products, but far cheaper.

The FDA is on board, too.

Even though almost all generic drugs are made in India and China, the agency says it holds foreign plants to the same standards as U.S. drug makers.

Katherine Eban says that’s simply not true.

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Antibiotics Most Dangerous Side Effect: A Heart Attack

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Mainstream doctors have known for years that they prescribe way too many antibiotics. A study by the Centers for Disease Control found they write 47 million unnecessary antibiotic prescriptions a year.

Physicians hand them out for minor infections that would clear up on their own. Or they prescribe them for patients with viruses. Of course, antibiotics have no effect on viruses.

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Your Doctor’s White Coat Can Make You Sick

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You’ve probably heard of “white coat hypertension.” That’s when your blood pressure is fine, except when you go to your doctor’s office.

The mere sight of a doctor (in a white coat or not) is enough to cause stress. In turn, this gives you high blood pressure.

Now, a new study shows that the traditional white coat doctors wear can have far more damaging effects on your health.

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