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Merck’s New COVID Pill: Does It Cause Cell Mutations? 

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News that Merck’s antiviral drug molnupiravir had successfully treated coronavirus patients in clinical trials set off celebrations around the world.  

Headlines trumpeted claims that we might finally have a truly effective pill that prevents severe COVID in people who get infected. Shares of Merck stock jumped. One German doctor called molnupiravir “a game changer.”i 

A trial involving about 700 people with mild to moderate cases of COVID-19 showed that the medication cut in half the risk of hospitalization.Read More

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Big Pharma’s Back Pain Scam 

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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

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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