The People are Depressed, They are ‘Popping Pills’…

The People are Depressed, They are ‘Popping Pills’…

they want their lives and livelihoods back! With financial experts predicting the C-19 coronavirus chaos response will result in an economic crash worse than the Great Depression of the 1930’s, is no wonder that depression and suicide statistics are ticking higher. According to a Kaiser Family Foundation poll, between 25 – 30 March, 45% of respondents said […]

Wall Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Report, All Healthcare Buys

Wall Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Report, All Healthcare Buys

$AMED, $BAX, $JNJ These are all Buys if you can manage the risk. Daily HeffX-LTN reviews dozens of Wall Street’s Key analysts research reports to ID new trading and investing ideas for HeffX-LTN readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is our list for Monday, 4 May, as follows: Amedisys: AMED is a leading health care stock is […]

Healthcare Stocks Alluring in Defensive Market

Healthcare Stocks Alluring in Defensive Market

$GILD $REGN $LLY $VRTX The COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic has put the spotlight on stocks in the US healthcare sector, home to the companies that could develop treatments, vaccines and improved diagnostics needed to engage and defeat the greatest public health enemy in over 100 yrs. Healthcare has held up better than most S&P 500 sectors. […]

President Trump Deploying Military in His ‘Counternarcotics Operation’

President Trump Deploying Military in His ‘Counternarcotics Operation’

President Trump, anticipating a rise of drug abuse in the US due to the global coronavirus pandemic, has marshaled the DoD t for “enhanced counternarcotics operations” at the southwestern border Wednesday. President Trump spoke about increased drug abuse issues stemming from this health crisis, particularly unemployment and depression. Now the US Navy and Air Force […]

H1N1 Flu Vs COVID-19 coronavirus

H1N1 Flu Vs COVID-19 coronavirus

The 1st outbreak of H1N1, aka the Swine flu, was reported in April 2009 in Mexico, and the disease soon spread to the US. The virus was 1st discovered in Mexico. Schools shut down, the media was accused of overreacting, and hospitals were swamped with severely ill patients. The year was Y 2009, and the […]

Donald J. Trump has Become a Wartime President: “Praise the Lord, He Passed Us the Ammunition”

Donald J. Trump has Become a Wartime President: “Praise the Lord, He Passed Us the Ammunition”

$BAYRY Never before have the American People been affected by such a catastrophe, as no war has or will have the effect of a virus such as COVID-19 worldwide.  In essence, the $21-T+ American economy at a standstill with millions of American families wondering how they will survive economically. About 40% live paycheck to paycheck […]

Ending US Dependence on Chinese-Manufactured Pharmaceuticals

Ending US Dependence on Chinese-Manufactured Pharmaceuticals

China makes most generic drugs and therefore control the health of much of the world. Wednesday, Senator Tom Cotton (R:AR) and Congressman Mike Gallagher (R:WI) introduced a bill to end US dependence on Chinese-manufactured pharmaceuticals after China threatened to cut America’s access to vital drugs. “The Chinese Communist Party has threatened to cut off America’s […]

The US Must Reduce Its Pharmaceutical Dependency on China, Now and Now It Is!

The US Must Reduce Its Pharmaceutical Dependency on China, Now and Now It Is!

Just In: President Trump is signing a Buy American executive order to bring more manufacturing for medical supplies back to the US, shredding China 2025. The essence of the order is to bring all of that home so that the US does not have to worry about foreign dependency. Making and Keeping America Great! President […]

America’s 550,000+ Homeless and the Virus

America’s 550,000+ Homeless and the Virus

The Big Q: Why is no 1 addressing the explosive “virus spreading” potential simmering in the homeless, drug addicted encampments choking every Democrat-controlled city in America? Notably, the California Department of Public Health says that it does not see the homeless population as particular point of concern as of now. “Persons experiencing homelessness are not […]

Protecting Our Senses as We Grow Older

Protecting Our Senses as We Grow Older

Sight, Smell, Hearing, Taste, Touch Tens of millions of Americans suffer age-related losses in at least 1 of their senses, according to a University of Chicago study. “People are living longer than ever before in history and with these extended life expectancies comes the likelihood of sensory decline,” Dr. Gary Small, director of the UCLA […]

Opioid Crisis: a Perfect Storm of Poverty, Trauma, Availability and Pain

Opioid Crisis: a Perfect Storm of Poverty, Trauma, Availability and Pain

In a January 2020 article in The Atlantic, “researchers … say opioid addiction looks like the result of a perfect storm of poverty, trauma, availability and pain.” Commenting on some of the research cited in that article, David Powell, senior economist at Rand, told The Atlantic that to produce the most lethal drug epidemic America has […]

Antibiotics are Overprescribed Nearly 50% of the Time

Antibiotics are Overprescribed Nearly 50% of the Time

When your doctor prescribes an antibiotic, there’s a 43% chance it may not be needed, a new study finds. “While there has been a lot of research looking at inappropriate prescribing, our findings suggest that we still may be underestimating the proportion of prescriptions that are inappropriate,” said lead study author Michael Ray, a researcher […]

CBD Oil is Not a Dietary Supplement, Fed Cracks Down

CBD Oil is Not a Dietary Supplement, Fed Cracks Down

CBD Excluded From FDA’s Dietary Supplement Definition According to the FDA’s consumer update, dated 25 November 2019, there is a lack of scientific information supporting the safety of CBD in food, stressing that:“It is currently illegal to market CBD by adding it to a food or labeling it as a dietary supplement.” In short, CBD […]

New Year’s Resolution: Eat REAL Food

New Year’s Resolution: Eat REAL Food

More Than Half of All Americans Are Chronically Ill The cost of health care in the US has increased over the past year accounting for 17% of GDP. But even though the US spends more than $3-T on health care each year, it is the worst performing system ranked by multiple aspects of healthcare. The […]

The New Science of Sleep and Dreams (Video)

The New Science of Sleep and Dreams (Video)

In this featured video, professor Matthew Walker, PhD., founder and director of the University of California Berkeley’s Center for Human Sleep Science and author of the book “Why We Sleep: The New Science of Sleep and Dreams,” shares the latest discoveries about sleep and how it impacts virtually every area of our physical and mental […]

“America’s Most Trusted Pharmacist”Says…

“America’s Most Trusted Pharmacist”Says…

Industry experts predict that spending on Rx medicines in the United States will reach $610-B by Y 2021. Americans often rush or get rushed into taking drugs too quickly, say physicians who believe in trying lifestyle changes 1st in many health situations. Very often, doctors diagnose their patients in “pre-disease” stages of a condition like […]

Saturated Fat (cholesterol) Theory of Heart Disease Began With Ancel Keys

Saturated Fat (cholesterol) Theory of Heart Disease Began With Ancel Keys

According to the “Heart of the Matter,” American physiologist Ancel Benjamin Keys can be credited with originating and cementing the saturated fat/cholesterol theory of heart disease. In the 1950’s, Keys produced research that showed perfect correlations between cardiovascular disease and the dietary consumption of fat in several prominent Western countries. But, there was a problem […]

Chronic Pain, Relieve it Naturally

Chronic Pain, Relieve it Naturally

Millions of Americans and millions more worldwide suffer from chronic pain. According to statistics pain affects more people in the United States than diabetes, heart disease, and cancer combined. The National Institutes of Health says that 25.3-M American adults suffer from daily pain, while 23.4-M report that they are in a lot of pain. “Pain […]

President Trump Ups the Stakes in the China Trade Dispute

President Trump Ups the Stakes in the China Trade Dispute

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX Just In: President Trump says $250-B of Chinese goods now under 25% tariff will be subject to 30% tariff starting on 1 October, expect more… “I will be responding to China’s Tariffs this afternoon. This is a GREAT opportunity for the United States,” President Trump Tweeted Friday Wall Street turned […]

The Marijuana Industries New Dimensions

The Marijuana Industries New Dimensions

The cannabis industry has moved into the spotlight throughout the recent years due to the widespread legalization efforts seen around the world. The public support has risen substantially over the past two decades as clinical trials debunked common stereotypes. Now, according to Pew Research Center, over 62% of Americans support the legalization of marijuana, which […]

Marijuana, the Medicine

Marijuana, the Medicine

$GWPH FLASH: Experts are saying the CBD is the most effective medicine of all time. After securing a landmark approval for the use of its marijuana medicine Epidiolex in two rare forms of epilepsy last year, GW Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:GWPH) reported impressive clinical trial results Tuesday that could double its addressable market next year. In phase 3 […]

Your Liver, Your Health

Your Liver, Your Health

Fact: The human liver weighs about 3 lbs, filters all of the body’s blood daily, and when healthy is the only organ capable of regenerating; the liver performs nearly 500 functions, including regulating cholesterol levels. Our liver weighs about 3 lbs and is located on the right side of of the abdomen. Reddish brown in […]

Fight Bacteria Without Rx Drugs

Fight Bacteria Without Rx Drugs

Although antibiotics are a wonder of modern science, the over-use of antibiotic pharmaceuticals has reached its limit and seems to be at a breaking point. In the past several years we have seen an unprecedented rise in ‘super bugs’ and drug resident bacterial strains that doctors and scientists just do not know how to deal […]

‘Alternative’ Addiction Treatments

‘Alternative’ Addiction Treatments

Most of us are familiar with the 12-Step program to addiction treatment, as it is the cornerstone to the treatment and recovery methodologies used by Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous, and many other organizations. While these programs are generally effective and accepted by the professional psychological and recovery community, the 12-Step program is not the only […]

Some of the Most Addictive Drugs

Some of the Most Addictive Drugs

Addiction is common in the US, more than people realize. There are approximately 22-M people in the United States over the age of 12 with an addiction, according to The National Survey on Drug Use and Health. Almost 80% of individuals who struggle from a substance abuse disorder in Y 2014 also struggled with an […]

Handling Holiday Stress

Handling Holiday Stress

Handling Holiday Stress Manage Holiday Stress with these Healthy Habits 1.Exercise — A quick high-intensity workout may be the thing to boost your mood and relieve stress. Anandamide is a neurotransmitter and endocannabinoid produced in your brain that temporarily blocks feelings of pain and depression. It’s a derivative of the Sanskrit word “bliss,” and a deficiency is […]

Dine on Organic Turkey This Thanksgiving

Dine on Organic Turkey This Thanksgiving

Dine on Organic Turkey This Thanksgiving Still deciding whether to buy an Organic turkey or a conventionally raised bird for Thanksgiving this year? This is a Key reason to consider going Organic: Turkeys that carry the USDA organic seal are not given antibiotics. About 80% of the antibiotics sold in the US are used in industrially produced livestock. […]

FDA Seeks Public Comment on Marijuana Classification, WA Bans Gummies and Candies Plus 

FDA Seeks Public Comment on Marijuana Classification, WA Bans Gummies and Candies Plus 

FDA Seeks Public Comment on Marijuana Classification, WA Bans Gummies and Candies Plus The FDA is seeking public comment on marijuana classification, Mississippi cops continue to seize cash and other goods despite a change in state law that should have stopped them, and more. Marijuana Policy The Trump Administration Seeks Public Comments On Marijuana Reclassification. […]

Stop Prediabetes From Becoming Diabetes Without RX Drugs

Stop Prediabetes From Becoming Diabetes Without RX Drugs

Stop Prediabetes From Becoming Diabetes Without RX Drugs Eat Real Food! The rising number of people with diabetes is epidemic, and the situation is getting worse. That according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and by Y 2050, 1 out of 3 Americans may have diabetes. Dr. Michael Greger, MD, a best-selling author […]

Reduce Anxiety and Depression Without Rx Drugs

Reduce Anxiety and Depression Without Rx Drugs

Reduce Anxiety and Depression Without Rx Drugs Anxiety disorders and depressive disorders are 2 of the most common mental disorders of our time. These kind of disorders affect the mood and feelings of the person, and need to be differentiated from usual mood fluctuations. For instance, feelings of sadness or fear are normal reactions to stress. Symptoms of anxiety and […]

President Donald and Vice President Mike Pence Week 81 in the Oval Office

President Donald and Vice President Mike Pence Week 81 in the Oval Office

President Donald and Vice President Mike Pence Week 81 in the Oval Office REBUILDING OUR MILITARY Monday, President Trump signed into law the $717-B National Defense Authorization Act. This Act adds new troops, provides pay raises to service members, builds new tanks and war ships, and much more to restore American military strength with pride […]

Addiction, ‘a Disease of Extreme Behavior’

Addiction, ‘a Disease of Extreme Behavior’

Addiction, ‘a Disease of Extreme Behavior’ The strictest definition of addiction refers to a disease resulting from changes in brain chemistry caused by compulsive use of drugs or alcohol. The definition includes excessive use that damages health, relationships, jobs and other parts of normal life. Brain research supports that definition, and some imaging studies have […]

Treating Pain Without Drugs

Treating Pain Without Drugs

Treating Pain Without Drugs Americans consume 99% of the hydrocodone sold worldwide and 81% of all oxycodone — approximately 30X more than medically necessary for the population size of the US Between Y 2002 and 2015, opioids killed an estimated 202,600 Americans Overdose cases increased by more than 30% across the US between July 2016 […]

Marijuana Sector Outlook for 2018

Marijuana Sector Outlook for 2018

Marijuana Sector Outlook for 2018 $GWPH, $BTC Medical Marijuana Approvals Should Increase It is expected the US Food and Drug Administration will approve the cannabis-based epilepsy drug Epidiolex from GW Pharmaceuticals Plc. (NASDAQ:GWPH) by the end of Summer 2018. GW Pharmaceuticals Plc is trading at: 132.00, +0.21, or +0.16% after hours: 7:37p EST on 10 January. Vs a […]

California Clears the Way for Legal Recreational Marijuana Sales

California Clears the Way for Legal Recreational Marijuana Sales

California Clears the Way for Legal Recreational Marijuana Sales California’s big cities clear the way for legal Marijuana sales, California’s small Marijuana farmers worry about big grower competition Delaware police want Cannabis People’s guns. Marijuana Policy California NORML Recommends Priority Licensing for Small-Scale & Outdoors Cultivators. The marijuana activist group is calling on state regulators […]

No Cure Exists for Arthritis In Western Medicine

No Cure Exists for Arthritis In Western Medicine

No Cure Exists for Arthritis In Western Medicine No Cure or Real Relief Exists in Rx Medicine for Arthritis That is why medical doctors fall back upon their most common weapon to manage the disease: their Rx (prescription) pads. About 60-M Americans suffer from doctor-diagnosed arthritis, you can imagine physicians stay busy writing a heck of […]

President Trump Declares Opioids a Public Health Emergency

President Trump Declares Opioids a Public Health Emergency

President Trump Declares Opioids a Public Health Emergency Thursday, President Trump declared the opioid crisis a national public health emergency declaring “we can be the generation that ends the opioid epidemic.” “As Americans, we cannot allow this to continue,” Trump said at the White House in an announcement accompanied by first lady Melania Trump and […]

Studies Support Mind-Body Connection to Relieve Pain

Studies Support Mind-Body Connection to Relieve Pain

Studies Support Mind-Body Connection to Relieve Pain Be fully aware of the addictive potential of opioid drugs, and seriously weigh your need for a narcotic pain killer. While many pain experts disagree recent research supports the idea that pain, in many cases, has psychological underpinnings. A study published last year found emotion awareness and expression therapy […]

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 […]

Tiger Wood’s Rx Drugs Addiction Resulted in DUI

Tiger Wood’s Rx Drugs Addiction Resulted in DUI

Tiger Wood’s Rx Drugs Addiction Resulted in DUI Champion golfer Tiger Woods is receiving professional help to manage his Rx medication’s addiction “I’m currently receiving professional help to manage my medications and the ways that I deal with back pain and a sleep disorder,” Mr. Woods said in a statement Monday night. “I want to […]

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 […]