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(Natural News) Opioid addicts aren’t the only ones suffering from the drug. The crisis is now ruining society in ways that we are only beginning to grasp, and it’s all thanks to greedy pharmaceutical companies who care more about profits than people.
For example, opioid addicts desperate for their next fix are contributing to a spike in retail theft. Case in point: Home Depot executives are blaming the opioid crisis for the surge in thefts hitting their stores across the nation, something they say is going to hurt their operating profit margins. →
(Prepare For Change) Anonymous is a decentralized international hacktivist group that is widely known for its various DDoS cyber attacks against several governments, government institutions and government agencies, corporations, and the Church of Scientology.
(Natural News) For the first time that we’re aware, Democratic presidential contender Kamala Harris has actually said something smart. When asked during one of the recent debates about how she would handle the opioid crisis, Harris declared that drug company executives should be held criminally responsible for harming and killing thousands of Americans with their greed. →
Many of us intuitively feel better when we’re around water – but did you know that current cognitive research is revealing that water has real, tangible benefits for the human psyche? Join us for a completely FREE six-episode online documentary event, led by Dr Wallace J. Nichols, PhD, Read more
By Matt Agorist Lebanon, PA — Victoria ‘Tori’ Herr, 18, died in Lebanon County Correctional Facility after police refused to provide her with medical care for several days. Herr was addicted to heroin and began to go into withdrawal when she was thrown in a jail cell. While nothing will ever compensate for the loss…Read more
(Natural News) Is it possible that mainstream journalists have rediscovered their integrity and desire to tell the truth? Have the increasingly urgent cries of “fake news!” caused some to find and dust off their consciences? It certainly seems that at least some have been less reluctant to do their jobs recently. The New York Times’willingness to finally reveal the predatory control Harvey Weinstein maintained over young Hollywood actresses for decades, despite the mainstream media’s stubborn insistence on shielding celebrities in recent years, is one example of how the tide seems to be turning.
(Natural News) Taking medical cannabis may significantly reduce the need for prescription medications, a recent study revealed. As part of research, a team of health experts at the University of New Mexico examined patients who voluntarily enrolled in the New Mexico state medical cannabis program. The patients were also on scheduled prescription medications. Prescription drug use was reported to the New…Read more
Scientific thought on brain development and damage has long held that the brain stops creating new neurons once humans enter adulthood. According to this understanding, when our existing brain cells are damaged or die, they are gone forever, irreplaceable. I remember being told by parents and teachers throughout my childhood, “Don’t hit your head! You can’t grow those brain cells back!” and trusting and fearing this logic. Thankfully, however, scientists recently discovered a process called neurogenesis, or the growth and development of nervous tissue. This means that the creation of new neurons is in fact possible, occurring in an area of the brain known as the hippocampus — the same area of the brain associated with memory...
(Natural News) Fentanyl is the most powerful opioid that has ever been mass-marketed. Quick to kick in and powerful enough to conquer pain that other opioids couldn’t touch, it was designed with the intention of helping cancer patients die comfortably. Why, then, is this “heroin on steroids” given out to patients in New Jersey for routine operations like tonsil removal?
According to NJ.com, the answer is simple: money. Common sense says that oncologists should be the ones prescribing such a powerful and dangerous drug, but an investigation by New Jersey Advance Media revealed that in the Garden State, eight different medical specialties filed more claims with Medicare for fentanyl thancancer doctors. This includes family practitioners, who filed more than five times the number of fentanyl claims from 2013 to 2015 than oncologists did. Even nurse practitioners and physicians’ assistants were heavy prescribers…