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Arthritis Sufferers Go to Pot

In All Health Watch, Arthritis, Big Pharma, Featured Article, Pain Relief

People with arthritis and other aches and pains are flocking to CBD and medical marijuana for relief—and they’re getting it, a new study finds. 

About 20% of orthopedic patients with chronic pain are using a cannabis product, researchers found. The patients say the supplements are working.

Nine out of 10 said CBD and/or medical marijuana effectively manages their pain. Four in 10 said the supplements allowed them to take fewer painkillers.… Read More

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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

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

In All Health Watch, Big Pharma, Featured Article, Health Warning

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

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

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