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A Therapist Explains What Happens When People Try to Quit Psychiatric Meds
Health & Wellness  (tags: humans, healthcare, drugs, medicine, investigation, research, risks, treatment, warning, illness, therapist, psychiatric meds, depression, free will )

Ricardo
- 14 days ago - openheartedrebel.com
Trying to kick psychiatric medications is one of those rarely discussed problems with the modern psychiatric business. For all the informative and sleek television commercials and all the simplified explanations by doctors, when someone decides...
Big Pharma's Cash Flood Is Drowning Seniors
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, pharmaceuticals, Big Pharma, costs, greed )

Freya
- 18 days ago - cnn.com
A new report from Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-MO, confirms a deep-seated fear for many seniors: the prices of the 20 brand-name drugs that are most prescribed to them have skyrocketed.
Demand Congress Pass Emergency Legislation to Break Up Big Pharma's Drug Monopoly
Health & Wellness  (tags: pharmaceuticals, drugs, costs, expenses, greed, petitions )

Freya
- 35 days ago - dailykos.com
We pay more per capita on prescription drugs than other high-income countries. This tragedy has led to families experiencing bankruptcy, a devastating opioid crisis, and sick and elderly people cutting pills in half or doing without.
Tell McDonald's: Stop Antibiotic Overuse
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, meat, diet, drugs, antibiotic abuse, petitions )

Freya
- 36 days ago - action.consumerreports.org
Ask McDonald's to stop buying beef and pork from factory farms that misuse antibiotics.
Stand Up for Fairness and Affordable Medicine
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, pharmaceuticals, health care, greed, petitions )

Freya
- 40 days ago - action.consumerreports.org
Very soon Congress will be deciding whether to include the CREATES Act in the government funding bill. This act would close loopholes that pharma companies are exploiting to refuse to share medicine samples and information with generic companies.
Tax Cuts Will Save Health Care Companies Billions - But Not Patients
Business  (tags: drugs, medicine, pharmaceuticals, Big Pharma, tax cuts, greed )

Freya
- 44 days ago - axios.com
Health care companies will add tens of billions of dollars to their bottom lines this year thanks to savings from the Republican tax cut package. But only a fraction of that money will benefit patients.
Bill Targets Prescription Drug Price Gouging
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, pharmaceuticals, Big Pharma, greed, bills )

Freya
- 46 days ago - wshu.org
Connecticut Comptroller Kevin Lembo wants state lawmakers to pass a bill to require transparency in prescription drug pricing. He says it would help prevent out-of-control drug price increases, like what happened with the EpiPen recently.
Demand Big Pharma Continue Alzheimer's Research
Health & Wellness  (tags: elderly, senior citizens, aging, mental health, drugs, research, petitions )

Freya
- 50 days ago - thebreastcancersite.greatergood.com
Alzheimer's disease is currently the sixth-leading cause of death, and one in three seniors will die with the disease. More than 5 million Americans suffer from it, and as many as 16 million are expected to have it by 2050.
We Need a Permanent Fix to Lower Drug Costs
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, pharmaceuticals, medicine, petitions )

Freya
- 73 days ago - secure.ncpssm.org
At a time when big Pharma continues to bring in record profits, while consumers are seeing their health care costs soar, the National Committee is putting pressure on Congress to protect and expand consumer access to affordable drugs.
Scotland Tackles Alcohol Crisis With Minimum Price Law
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, death, disease, drugs, government, prevention, protection, risks, safety, healthcare, health )

Beryl
- 74 days ago - nbcnews.com
Scotland has a deadly alcohol problem. Raising the price to a required minimum is there a way of controlling this tragedy. This same move would help the US decrease the use of deadly alcohol and perhaps influence the use of marijuana which is much safer.
Magic Mushrooms Fight Authoritarianism
Offbeat  (tags: drugs, resistance, psychedelics, plants, Progressives, nature )

Freya
- 85 days ago - alternet.org
New research suggests that psilocybin use can promote an anti-authoritarian attitude.
Pesticides Are Found in 85 Percent of Fresh Produce
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, healthcare, food, nutrition, diet, drugs, environment, family, risks, safety, research, pesticides, glyphosate )

Ricardo
- 91 days ago - theeventchronicle.com
Eating fresh produce is essential to staying healthy and warding off chronic disease, but if you purchase conventional varieties, youâEUR(TM)re probably getting some pesticide residues along with many of your bites. The health effects of these residues...
Opioid Drug Overdose Deaths Now Higher Than Breast Cancer In The U.S.A
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, AlternativeMed, Body-Mind-Spirit, death, drugs, healthcare, illness, risks, society, treatment, warning, government, medicine, investigation, ethics, opioid overdose, breast cancer )

Ricardo
- 91 days ago - openheartedrebel.com
A recent disturbing report by the NCHS (National Center for Health Statistics) a division of the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) revealed that 63,000 drug overdose deaths occurred in 2016 in the U.S.A. ThatâEUR(TM)s 3 times higher than...
Stand With Sen. Sanders: Let Medicare Negotiate Drug Prices
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, pharmaceuticals, medicine, pills, Big Pharma, petitions )

Freya
- 97 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Congressional Democrats who actually care about sick people have tried repeatedly to get Trump's attention, and he has ignored them. Instead, the Trump regime has announced plans "hitting everybody except the drug industry."
 

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