Disease Prescription Drugs 

Drugs Can Now Cure Almost all Cases of Hepatitis C

Hepatitis C, or HCV (often called simply hep C), kills 350,000 people every year. Most deaths are caused by cirrhosis (irreversible and catastrophic scarring of the liver) and liver cancer. HCV affects an estimated 130 to 170 million people around the world. There is no vaccine yet that will protect against the acquisition of hep C, but new drugs have been developed that provide a cure for most cases. In the past, the standard treatment for chronic hepatitis C was an antiviral therapy that combined a pegylated interferon and ribavirin,…

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How to Deal with Waning Testosterone

Testosterone is a hormone produced by the testes (although women’s ovaries also produce a smaller amount). It is the defining male hormone, and it plays a primary role in men’s sexual and reproductive health. It also provides muscle mass, hair growth, strong bones, the production of red blood cells, and emotional health. It is also important for prostate health. As men age, beginning as early as thirty, the production of testosterone begins to decline. This decline can impact men in a number of ways. You may experience enlargement of the…

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Health Studies Prescription Drugs 

Can Antidepressants Cause Birth Defects?

Antidepressants are once again in the news. A number of lawsuits have been filed against Forest Labs, maker of Lexapro, by mothers of babies born with birth defects. Class action lawsuits against GlaxoSmithKline, manufacturer of Paxil, have won consumers awards of billions of dollars in compensation. It has been proven both companies were aware of the dangers their products posed, but concealed the information. The danger posed by Lexapro is well documented. The drug contains chemicals that travel through the placenta, creating the risk of serious complications and even death,…

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Prescription Drugs Wellness 

10 Reasons to Avoid the Flu Shot

Every Fall, Americans are subject to the annual onslaught of encouragement to be inoculated against influenza. The pressure continues through Spring, by which time more than half of U.S. citizens will have received the flu shot. Many of these people suffer adverse health consequences from the inoculation, because the flu shot is more dangerous than you have been led to believe. Here are ten reasons to avoid the flu vaccine: 1. The vaccine is ineffective. Each year’s supply of vaccine is created months ahead of flu season, based on a…

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9 Things to Know About Postpartum Depression

A well-known Hollywood star recently checked into a facility that treats postpartum depression, bringing much-needed attention to this critical issue. Postpartum depression is real, and it requires treatment. Frequently, however, shame keeps new mothers, and their families, from seeking help. Here are nine facts to know about postpartum depression: 1. Postpartum depression is not the “baby blues.” Approximately 80 percent of women experience the baby blues during the first week or two after giving birth. They feel worried, tired, sad and often overwhelmed. But true postpartum depression is much more…

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Disease Prescription Drugs Wellness 

5 Reasons to Stop Drinking Tap Water Today

One of the biggest differences between the developing world and the civilized world is the ready access we have to clean water. In America it’s assumed safe to drink water from the tap. Unlike much of the world, drinking tap water here doesn’t pose an immediate risk of contracting a life threatening disease like diphtheria, cholera, e.coli, and more. But that doesn’t mean our water supplies are 100% safe. In fact, it’s true our water supplies are actually unsafe to drink. The reason why? Tap water is full of toxic chemicals…

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Parents Trusted This Brand to Help Keep Kids Safe, What They’ve Just Been Found Guilty of Will Shock You

Parents expect that drug companies who make products specifically for younger children are following the best practices and procedures available to ensure their children’s safety. After all, they know their young children are highly susceptible to environmental toxins, bacteria, and disease, so if they’re going to have their children take any kinds of medicines, they expect those medicines will have been made with great attention to detail. However that doesn’t really look like it’s true, at least all the time. In an ironic twist, a pharmaceutical company has been found…

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What The Makers of Infant’s Tylenol Were Found Guilty of Doing to Children Is Horrifying

If there’s ever been a doubt that huge companies are often out for profit over health, then this story should help confirm the suspicion. Apparently the makers of  Infant’s Tylenol and Children’s Motrin knowingly included toxic metals in their products. What makes this especially horrifying is the inclusion of these metals is much more deadly when given to children who don’t yet have detoxification systems that can help them purge these deadly elements from  their bodies. Meaning the decision to sell these products could have lifelong affects on these young…

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Prescription Drugs 

This Common Painkiller Has an Unseen and Deadly Risk You Need to Know About

Whether you were aware or not, America’s deadliest non-prescription drug is also its most common. The drug in question is known by its brand name of Tylenol. But the real problem is the constituent generic drug known as acetaminophen. It’s believed that every single year 100,000 people are checked into a hospital to help deal with an overdose on acetaminophen. More to the point, 500 people die every single year from an over dose on acetaminophen. So what’s the problem, why is Tylenol so bad for us? The problem lies in…

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Discover One of the Most Effective “Non Medical” Cancer Treatments in Existence

Have you ever wondered why there aren’t more “natural” remedies for cancer? Well some believe the reason is because pharmaceutical companies have trouble letting those “cures” be known because they can’t make money from them when they’re out in the open. And that might be true. What else has been proven to be true is just how effective natural cures really are. One of the most important “natural cures” if you will is N-Acetyl Cysteine. N-Acetyl Cysteine is derived from Amino acids and has been shown in numerous clinical studies…

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