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The Surprising Reason You Can’t Lose Weight

In All Health Watch, Big Pharma, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, General Health, Weight Loss by Garry Messick0 Comments

The numbers, just like America’s waistlines, keep growing… 

Earlier this year, a Harvard University study concluded that nearly half of adults in the U.S. will be obese by 2030. 

Obesity is a true health scourge. It’s strongly linked to diabetes, cancer, fatty liver, heart disease, stroke, and osteoarthritis.[1]

The problem is so bad that it even threatens national security. According to the CDC, if we had a major war, we may not have enough soldiers to fight it because one in four young adults is now too heavy to serve in the military.… Read More

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Big Pharma’s Painkiller Fraud

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Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know that opioid painkillers have caused a deadly wave of addiction in the U.S. over the last decade.

More than 400,000 Americans have died from overdoses. Many thousands more have been turned into addicts, their lives destroyed after their doctors prescribed them pain medications that Big Pharma swore were safe.[1]

But through all the death, addiction, and pharmaceutical industry lies, one thing was assumed to be true: Opioids effectively reduce pain.… Read More

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Coronavirus: What You Should Know About These Blood Pressure Drugs

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

Two popular classes of blood pressure medications may increase the risk of getting a severe coronavirus infection, according to a new scientific paper.

Millions of Americans take angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors and angiotensin II receptor blockers (ARBs). They’re two of the most prescribed types of medications in the country.[1]

ACE drugs include:

  •  Lotensin (benazepril)
  • Vasotec (enalapril)
  • Prinivil (lisinopril)
  • Altace (ramipril)
  • Aceon (perindopril).
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Big Pharma’s Biggest Crime

In All Health Watch, Big Pharma, Featured Article, Fitness and Exercise, Mental Health by Garry Messick0 Comments

Here’s a hard truth about the pharmaceutical industry… Drug addicts make the best customers.

Unless they want to go through withdrawal, addicts must buy drugs. So Big Pharma actually has a financial incentive to foster drug dependency in its customers. 

Lest you think they are above that, take a look at the current opioid crisis in the U.S. About 2.1 million Americans have become addicted to painkillers that drug companies claimed were perfectly safe.… Read More

Don’t Freak Out Over Coronavirus. Freak Out Over This Instead.

In All Health Watch, Big Pharma, Coronavirus, Featured Article, Immune Health by Garry Messick2 Comments

You’ve seen the panicked headlines about travel restrictions and quarantines… The photos of terrified people wearing surgical masks and even gas masks…  And the grim news that the coronavirus has arrived in America.[1]

Photo: Science Focus

“This outbreak is unrolling right in front of our eyes,” said the CDC’s Dr. Nancy Messonnier.

It seems like the whole world is freaking out over this highly contagious and deadly illness. … Read More

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This Common Heart Drug Does More Harm Than Good

In All Health Watch, Big Pharma, Health Warning, Heart and Cardiovascular by Garry Messick0 Comments

Some 6 million Americans have been told they have heart failure. It is a grim diagnosis.

More than half will die within five years of finding out they have the condition.

And before they die, life will not be easy.

Their legs may swell with fluid. They may be out of breath after just taking a few steps.

Simple physical tasks may become impossible.… Read More