Opioids Driving Down Life Expectancy in US

Opioids Driving Down Life Expectancy in US

Opioids Driving Down Life Expectancy in US Rising death rates from opioid abuse are chipping away at Americans’ life spans, a US government study revealed recently. Between Y’s 2000 and 2015, researchers found, US life expectancy increased overall, from nearly 77 to 79 years. But, buried within that broad pattern were some ominous trends. The […]

Americans are Taking Too Much Medication

Americans are Taking Too Much Medication

Americans are Taking Too Much Medication From children to seniors, every American age group is at risk for being diagnosed with a condition they may not actually have, and being prescribed medications they do not need. Americans live in a very a very litigious environment Attorneys advertise for clients who may have had a missed […]

Inflammation, Not Cholesterol is at the Root of Cardiac Disease

Inflammation, Not Cholesterol is at the Root of Cardiac Disease

Inflammation, Not Cholesterol is at the Root of Cardiac Disease $NVS Cholesterol is a waxy substance found in nearly every cell of the body and is essential for good health. Our body uses it to make hormones, protect your cell membranes, digest food and manufacture Vitamin D after exposure to the Sun. The liver manufactures […]

Philippines Drug War Continues

Philippines Drug War Continues It has been reported that twelve people, including a city mayor, were killed earlier today in a shoot-out with police officers during a series of pre-dawn anti-drug raids in the southern Philippines, police and local officials said. Deutsche Presse-Agentur are saying that police officers also arrested the Deputy Mayor of Ozamiz […]

About 10-M American Adults Suffer From Mental Illness

About 10-M American Adults Suffer From Mental Illness

About 10-M American Adults Suffer From Mental Illness A new US government report reveals that about 10-M American adults have a serious mental illness, and a similar number have considered suicide during the past year, according the report the nation’s behavioral ills. The report also said that 15.7-M Americans abuse alcohol and 7.7-M abuse illicit […]

Drugged Driving Is Now a Leading Cause of Fatal Car Crashes in the US

Drugged Driving Is Now a Leading Cause of Fatal Car Crashes in the US

Drugged Driving Is Now a Leading Cause of Fatal Car Crashes in the US According to a recent report compiled by the Governors Highway Safety Association and the Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility, prescription and/or illegal drugs were involved in 43% of fatal car crashes in Y 2015, while 37 involved illegal amounts of alcohol. […]

Donald Trump Goes to War with America’s Gangs

Donald Trump Goes to War with America’s Gangs

Donald Trump Goes to War with America’s Gangs Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced the “largest gang surge” to date conducted by its Homeland Security Investigations. It concluded with a total of 1,378 arrests made, 20,000 ounces of narcotics and over 200 guns seized. The operation was conducted as a part of Operation Community Shield, […]

Doctor Dragged Off United Flight Convicted of Drug Charges in 2004

Doctor Dragged Off United Flight Convicted of Drug Charges in 2004

Doctor Dragged Off United Flight Convicted of Drug Charges in 2004 $UAL The man who was taken off a United Airlines flight Sunday night has been identified as a doctor whose past includes drug convictions from 13 years ago. David Dao, 69 anni, at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport went viral and sparked a firestorm of […]

Opioid Painkillers, with Xanax or Valium is a Killer

Opioid Painkillers, with Xanax or Valium is a Killer

Opioid Painkillers, with Xanax or Valium is a Killer Mixing opioid painkillers with Rx anxiety and sleep medications is “music” for a “dance with death” aka overdose, a new US study shows. Of all fatal overdoses from narcotic meds, nearly 30% also involved benzodiazepines, such as Xanax, Klonopin and Valium, the researchers said. “It’s not […]

TrumpCare, Making it Happen Now

TrumpCare, Making it Happen Now

TrumpCare, Making it Happen Now $JNJ, $MRK, $MCK US President Donald Trump jumped back into the debate over drug pricing Tuesday, sending pharmaceutical stocks down again with a Tweet promising to lower medicine costs for American people. In a tweet shortly before 9:00a New York time Trump said he’s working on a “new system where […]

Mexican President Pays for Supporting Drug Cartels

Mexican President Pays for Supporting Drug Cartels

Mexican President Pays for Supporting Drug Cartels The wall is coming and Mexico has their Prsident to blame. The citizens of Mexico have suffered under successive Governments, corruption has left the country in ruins. The illegals crossing the border are in 2 categories, refugees from their own Governments or Criminals supported by the corruption, also […]

Getting a Good Night’s Sleep w/o Rx Drugs

Getting a Good Night’s Sleep w/o Rx Drugs

Getting a Good Night’s Sleep w/o Rx Drugs Sleep deprivation significantly affects our daily routine, and can signafically impair performance, health, even safety. Fatigue/Energy expert Jacob Teitelbaum, MS, says getting less sleep is associated with an array of serious health risks, including pain, fatigue, weight gain, and fibromyalgia. His research bears this out. Dr. Teitelbaum’s […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update Chelsea Clinton retracts an errant statement, a California bill creating a “Micro Farm” license for Ma-and-Pa growers is signed into law, Massachusetts moves toward being more patient-friendly, and more. National Last Thursday, a spokesman conceded that Chelsea Clinton “misspoke” about the risk of marijuana fatalities. Chelsea Clinton “misspoke” when she suggested that […]

California Voters Appear Set to Pass Recreational Marijuana Legalization

California Voters Appear Set to Pass Recreational Marijuana Legalization

California Voters Appear Set to Pass Recreational Marijuana Legalization Polls show California headed toward the legalization of Recreational Marijuana with Prop. 64 Proposition 64 if passed will legalize the recreational use of marijuana for anyone over 21. If its supporters believe that passage of Proposition 64 would raise $1-B in taxes annually, dramatically reduce prison […]

Alcohol and Many Rx Drugs Do Not Mix

Alcohol and Many Rx Drugs Do Not Mix

Alcohol and Many Rx Drugs Do Not Mix “I’m often asked whether it’s safe to mix alcohol with Rx (prescription) drugs and my answer is that you have to use common sense,” says Dr. Gregory Smith, said a noted pain management specialist. “No one should ever drink large amounts of alcohol when taking prescription medications […]

Eric Trump, Dad Wants to ‘Protect Our Country’ with Immigration Stance

Eric Trump, Dad Wants to ‘Protect Our Country’ with Immigration Stance

Eric Trump, Dad Wants to ‘Protect Our Country’ with Immigration Stance Friday, Eric Trump defended his father’s immigration and deportation plans, saying wants to “protect this country and preserve the wages of 320-M people who live here.” “It’s very, very sad,” Eric Trump said in a TV interview. “The median income hasn’t gone up in […]

Mediterranean Diet is Heart Healthy

Mediterranean Diet is Heart Healthy

Mediterranean Diet is Heart Healthy New research suggests that eating a Mediterranean diet may prolong the lives of heart patients. “Adherence to the Mediterranean diet reduces the risk of overall mortality, not only in the general population — which is already known, but in patients who already suffered a heart attack,” said study researcher Dr. […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update A bi-partisan federal effort to open up research on medical marijuana is now underway, it looks likely that Arkansas will be voting on medical marijuana in November, a New Jersey PTSD bill advances, and more. National Monday, congressional marijuana reform fans and foes said they were working together on a new research […]

Big Pharma’s Drugs in Our Water Supply, A Big Problem

Big Pharma’s Drugs in Our Water Supply, A Big Problem

Big Pharma’s Drugs in Our Water Supply, A Big Problem Papers published in scientific journals describe fish and birds responding with altered behavior and reproductive systems to antidepressants, diabetes medication and other psychoactive or hormonally active drugs at concentrations found in the environment. They report on opioids, amphetamines and other pharmaceuticals found in treated drinking […]

Tailored Exercise Routine Can Beat Diabetes

Tailored Exercise Routine Can Beat Diabetes

Tailored Exercise Routine Can Beat Diabetes Exercise helps beat diabetes and other chronic diseases as effectively as medications and surgery, according to major new research. “Similar to surgery, exercise is not a single entity and must be tailored to the condition,” says Dr. Tammy Hoffmann, professor of clinical epidemiology at Australia’s Bond University, who led […]