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The Big Lie About Generic Drugs

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

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.… Read More

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One Simple Diet Trick Relieves Arthritis Pain

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

Arthritis is the leading cause of disability in the U.S.

And osteoarthritis—also called “wear-and-tear” arthritis—is the most common form of the disease.

More than 40% of people over 70 have it.[i]

Mainstream doctors use painkilling drugs as the first-line treatment. They often have side effects.

Or they recommend joint replacement surgery. It is invasive, painful, and requires a long recovery.

Researchers may have found a better way to relieve your aching joints.… Read More

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One Supplement Eases Painful Leg Condition

In All Health Watch, Featured Article, Pain Relief

Peripheral artery disease can make your life miserable.

Every time you move, your legs hurt.

But that’s just the beginning…

Because of the pain, you become sedentary. So you gain weight and lose muscle. Your risk for a heart attack or a stroke increases.

If you’re a man, you suffer erectile dysfunction.

In severe cases, it can lead to chronic leg sores and, eventually, amputation.[1]… Read More

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The Tragic Truth About Prescription Painkillers

In All Health Watch, Pain Relief

So much death… So much addiction… So much misery… 

It all could have been avoided…  

If only doctors hadn’t made a tragic assumption. 

Since 1999, more than 400,000 Americans have died from opioid overdoses. And that number grows by the hour.  

An average of 130 of us die every day from opioids. And every day, 1,000 Americans are rushed to the hospital after overdosing.Read More

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Chiropractic Is Settled Science

In All Health Watch, Pain Relief

The battle between mainstream doctors and chiropractors has been raging for decades. 

Many conventional doctors say that chiropractic is unproven. And chiropractors often view doctors as pill pushers who do more harm than good when they try to treat back pain. 

Now, a major, multi-year clinical study might finally end the argument. 

The nonprofit Spine Institute for Quality enrolled 750 back pain patients at three American military hospitals.Read More

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New Help for Migraine Sufferers

In All Health Watch, Pain Relief

A new device relieves migraine headache pain better than medications, a new study finds.  

Nerivio is a noninvasive, FDA-approved device that you strap onto your arm after a migraine starts. It looks similar to a blood pressure cuff.  

You turn it on using a smartphone app. It sends electric pulses through your arm that engage the trigeminal nerve in your head.Read More