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10 Foods With Huge Amounts of Hidden Sugar
Health & Wellness  (tags: foods, hidden sugar, addiction, exposing, sweets, diet, health, food, interesting )

Lone
- 85 days ago - care2.com
The first step to getting off the sugar addiction roller coaster is exposing hidden sugar. There are literally thousands of foods that conceal this sweet poison behind savory labels, but these 10 are the worst, and most surprising.
Tell Your State Officials: Help Improve Access to Local Science-Based Addiction Treatment
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, medicine, addiction, treatments, petitions )

Freya
- 128 days ago - takeaction.shatterproof.org
Thanks to passionate support from local advocates, the federal government has unlocked new funding for states to address the opioid crisis.
Hold Big Pharma Accountable for Its Role in the Opioid Crisis
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, pharmaceuticals, Big Pharma, propaganda, lies, addiction, petitions, accountability )

Freya
- 209 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Pharmaceutical companies told sales reps to claim that opioids like OxyContin were less addictive and less likely to be abused than other painkillers. Purdue Pharmaceutical admitted as much in a settlement in 2007.
18 Facts About Diet Soda That Might Make You Finally Stop Drinking It
Health & Wellness  (tags: beverages, headaches, depression, diabetes, high blood pressure, addiction, dehydration, thirst, skin problems, kidneys, heart, carcinogens, brain damage )

Freya
- 313 days ago - msn.com
So how many diet sodas have you had today? Some people can stop at just one. Others rarely imbibe any, preferring water or juice or some other healthful beverage. Yet there you are, guzzling soda after soda, morning, noon, and night.
The Trump Opioid Betrayal
Health & Wellness  (tags: opioid betrayal, Trumps promise, national emergency, USA, addiction, help )

Sheryl
- 487 days ago - thedigitalleft.com
This is something that Trump could have done independent of Congress! He says This is a national emergency and it is. Boom. End of discussion. There is no conceivable reason why he should not do this except he does not give a care about the people of USA
7 Countries That Beat An Overdose Crisis
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, addiction, pharmaceuticals )

Freya
- 570 days ago - alternet.org
While other countries are succeeding in reducing the number of opioid overdose deaths, U.S. rates are rising.
A Nation of the Walking Dead: Big Pharma and Casinos Earn Millions While Tens of Thousands Die From Addiction
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, addiction, gambling, opioids, submission, Big Pharma, conspiracies, sheeple )

Freya
- 616 days ago - alternet.org
Opioids and experiences that simulate the deadening effects of narcotics are mechanisms to keep us submissive and depoliticized.
Why a Staggering Number of White Working-Class Americans Are Succumbing to 'Deaths of Despair'
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, drug abuse, addiction, suicide, alcoholism, mental health, depression, quality of life )

Freya
- 627 days ago - alternet.org
In 2015, Princeton economists Anne Case and Angus Deaton released a bombshell study that revealed a dramatic rise in mortality among non-Hispanic, middle-aged white people in the United States.
25% of All Overdoses Are From Heroin
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, death, addiction )

Glenn
- 655 days ago - fox6now.com
That would make heroin the deadliest drug of them all.
After 20 Years and Many Billions, Pfizer Finally Admits That Opioids Are Addictive
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, painkillers, addiction, opioids )

Freya
- 887 days ago - alternet.org
And more truth: opioids are not very effective after 12 weeks.
Why Did the Death Rate Rise Among Middle-Aged White Americans? - The New Yorker
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, illness, research, warning, Death, American Men, Addiction, economic inequalities, healthcare, drugs )

Cat
- 1129 days ago - newyorker.com
Fascinating and disturbing. Between 1999 and 2013, among whites aged forty-five to fifty-four whose educational qualifications are limited to a high-school diploma or below, the number of deaths per hundred thousand people rose by 134.4.
What Happens to Your Brain on Sugar, Explained By Science
Health & Wellness  (tags: Sugar, Addiction, health, food, diet, disease, environment, prevention, nutrition, medicine )

Cat
- 1207 days ago - mic.com
Sugar is a poison, a legal poison. This PET brain scans show chemical differences in the brain between addicts and non-addicts. The normal images in the bottom row come from non-addicts;
Many Native American Communities Struggle With Effects Of Heroin Use
Health & Wellness  (tags: Native Americans, heroin, substance abuse, traditional ceremonies, healing, addiction, law enforcement, recovery )

Judy
- 1302 days ago - npr.org
The reasons why Native Americans have such high rates of incarceration and substance abuse are complex. A recent FBI report shows the Mexican drug cartels are specifically targeting Indian Country.
Vermont Kicks the War on Drugs
Health & Wellness  (tags: heroine, addiction, Vermont, compassion, disease, health )

Nancy
- 1561 days ago - magazine.good.is
"Addiction is, at its core, a chronic disease," he said. "We must do for this disease what we do for cancer, diabetes, heart, and other chronic illness: first, aim for prevention, and then eradicate any disease that develops with aggressive treatment."
 

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