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Crazy for drugs

Crazy trivia: Americans are just CRAZY for their prescription medications. In fact, 2014 brought an eye-popping 4.3 billion prescriptions filled at a pricey $374 billion. Yes, that’s with a ‘B’ for billion. The real question with all the medicine we … Continue reading

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America on drugs

Doctors are the third leading cause of death in the US. We have a severely misguided trust in the medical system. Are we getting healthier or are we getting sicker? We are definitely getting broker… http://realhealthtalk.com/Misguided_trust_America_on_drugs.html

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Death by Ritalin

Using Ritalin leads to a plethora of side effects including: increased blood pressure, elevated heart rate, higher body temperature, lowered alertness and suppressed appetite. Think taking Ritalin is a cake-walk? Try these additional side effects: cancer, increased suicidal thoughts and … Continue reading

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Someone else’s kid – not mine

One out of 10 teens and young adults landing in the ER for any reason admitted to misusing a prescription painkiller or sedative one or more times in the last year. Reasons given for this were: taking the drugs to … Continue reading

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