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Company: “23andMe is cashing in on… your DNA. Should its customers get a cut?”

“Gene-testing company 23andMe has licensed a drug it synthesized using customers’ DNA to Spain’s largest pharmaceutical company, raising thorny questions of privacy – and property. Whose genes are they, anyway?… The Almirall deal is the first time 23andMe has directly … Continue reading

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“Study: Opioid Deaths Rise in Towns Where U.S. Auto Plants Have Closed”

“The study by acclaimed researchers, published in JAMA Internal Medicine, notes that American communities that experienced an auto plant closure within the last five years saw a much greater rate of opioid deaths than communities whose auto plants have remained open. This confirms … Continue reading

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[2019] “…Worst Drug Crisis In American History”

“According to the most recent government numbers, 24.6 million Americans have used an illegal drug within the last 30 days.  Of course the number of Americans taking legal drugs is actually far, far higher.  According to Bloomberg, 46 percent of all Americans have … Continue reading

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“Home Depot ties opioid crisis to recent surge in store theft”

“Home Depot Inc. executives said the nation’s opioid crisis could be contributing to an unexpected surge in thefts from its stores. The company said organized criminals are stealing millions of dollars’ worth of goods from it and other retailers and storing the … Continue reading

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“Using antidepressants while pregnant can increase the risk of autism in newborns – study”

“Pregnant women can add antidepressants to their laundry list of things to avoid during pregnancy. The results of a recent study revealed that babies exposed to the pharmaceutical drug fluoxetine in the womb could develop autistic-like behavior later on. The study, published … Continue reading

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“CDC… drug-resistant superbugs… killing 4 people every hour”

“Resilient “superbug” pathogens are seeing a boom in the United States, with lethal infections on the rise even as health officials take “aggressive” steps to rein them in, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) said in a new report. In … Continue reading

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FDA researcher admits MMR vaccines may spread more disease

“The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has published the results of an eye-opening investigation which found that the cellular matter used in the manufacture of many childhood vaccines is often contaminated with serious disease-causing viruses… The agency is also likely trying … Continue reading

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