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Over-The-Counter Statin Drugs… What Next?

By now we all know how Big Pharma and its cronies are trying to push cholesterol-lowering statin drugs down everyone’s throats… especially now that ‘statin guidelines’ are about to be updated. As if that’s not enough, it looks like Pfizer, the manufacturer of the blockbuster statin drug Lipitor, has a wicked trick up its sleeve. […]

Air Pollution Leaves All Of Us At High Risk

The website Air Quality In Europe lists the main pollutants in urban areas, which include particles (PM10, PM2.5) and soot, nitrogen oxides, hydrocarbons and volatile organic compounds, sulphur dioxide and carbon monoxide. It’s no secret that these toxic pollutants can cause major health problems like worsening existing heart and lung diseases, lowering resistance to respiratory […]

Statin Drugs… Even Doctors Refuse To Take Them

Earlier this week, I told you about the latest pro-statin study claiming that cholesterol-lowering statin drugs have virtually no side effects. Researchers from the National Heart and Lung Institute at Imperial College, London, analysed 29 trials involving more than 80,000 patients who took statin drugs. They concluded that the chances of experiencing debilitating symptoms like […]

Zohydro: FDA Approves Potentially Fatal Drug

In 2011, when news came to light about the new drug Zohydro, newspapers ran with headlines like: ‘Painkiller 10 times stronger than Vicodin being developed — sparking addiction fears’. Back then, four pharmaceutical companies began medical trials on a new drug that contained the addictive ingredient hydrocodone in pure form. Hydrocodone is the most-abused medicine in […]