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More Fraud: “Most cancer drugs make it to the market without any proof they’re safe or effective”

” As if suffering from cancer weren’t bad enough on its own, a new study has found that nearly two-thirds of the cancer drugs that gained authorization from the European Medicines Agency (EMA) from 2009 to 2013 did not offer … Continue reading

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“New report… opioids killed more Americans last year than the entire Vietnam War”

“The Vietnam War is supposed to have caused the death of 58,200 Americans in 19 years and six months. The death toll from opioid overdose last year topped that number at 64,070. According to data from the United States Centers … Continue reading

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Good News: “400 arrested in [international] crackdown on dangerous online meds”

“An international law-enforcement effort to crack down on the online sale of illegal drugs and medical devices has netted 400 arrests worldwide, and the confiscation of more than $51 million in potentially dangerous medicines, says a report in Joseph Farah’s … Continue reading

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Drug Bust: Authorities confiscated nearly 195 pounds of fentanyl in New York City.

“Authorities confiscated nearly 195 pounds of fentanyl in a pair of busts that prosecutors said included one sting that netted 32 million lethal doses of the drug, an opioid 50 times stronger than heroin. Four people were arrested after the … Continue reading

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FRAUD: “Drug company created… network of fake cancer patients to sell… prescriptions… bribing doctors”

“The company in question, Insys Therapeutics, is reportedly being sued for their wide-ranging misconduct. A federal indictment was presented by Senator Claire McCaskill, a Missouri Democrat, and a congressional investigation is still on-going… One of Insys’s crimes is that they … Continue reading

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Paid Mercenaries: “68,000 doctors bribed by Big Pharma… to prescribe dangerous… drugs”

“…America grapples with alleviating the opioid addiction crisis that killed more than 30,000 people in the country in 2015… A study out of the Boston Medical Center’s Grayken Center for Addiction Medicine that was published in the American Journal of … Continue reading

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America on drugs: [More than] one-third of U.S. adults are prescribed opioids

“A disturbing new government study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine revealed that 38 percent of American adults were prescribed opioids such as OxyContin and Percocet in 2015, and many of these people misused these dangerous drugs… It’s mind-boggling … Continue reading

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