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The ‘Secret’ Dangers Of Off-Label Drug Use

When your doctor writes a prescription for you, do you know what that drug you’re going to take is really for? I’m not asking if you’ve heard what your doctor tells you it is for, but if you know what the drug was actually approved for… In many cases the two things are miles apart. […]

Pfizer Is Trying To Hide The Truth About Smoking Cessation Drug

Many people, when they decide to stop smoking, turn to somebody they can trust… their doctor. So when your doctor prescribes a smoking cessation drug like Champix (or Chantix in the US), you probably hope that it will be the answer to finally kick the habit for good. What you don’t hope for (and probably […]

Merck on trial over its MMR vaccine

Whenever there are cases of mumps, measles or chicken pox you’ll always hear people saying that it’s the fault of all those crazy “anti-vaxxers.” “Anti-vaxxers” are parents, grandparents and others who won’t just take what medical authorities and Big Pharma promise about how “safe” these shots are… And with good reason. But what if these […]

Fast-Tracked Drug Approvals Increase Safety Problems

For anyone who still believes in the ‘good nature’ of Big Pharma and the medical authorities… the time has come to deliver a few home truths: Modern medicine and pharmaceutical drugs are nothing but a massive moneymaking industry. Of course, it’s an industry that on the face of things ‘serves’ patients and fights disease… but […]