(NaturalHealth365) Heart disease is the leading cause of death for adults in the United States, claiming more lives every year than all forms of cancer combined. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that roughly 735,000 Americans will suffer a heart attack this year – while 640,000 people will lose their lives to heart disease. Yet, sadly, most people remain uninformed about the dangers of a vitamin C deficiency to the cardiovascular system. →
The war on drugs should really be a war on prescription drugs.
With overdose and mortality on a steep rise through the United States, the opioid crisis has reached crisis level. Authorities insist on prosecuting addicts, but they must attack the root of the problem: big pharma. But in the polite words of former President Barack Obama, the war on drugs has been “very unproductive”.
Meanwhile, families and communities are attempting to navigate a way out of the epidemic and pick up the pieces. Methadone clinics might help, but they often just perpetuate dependence. More individuals are choosing to explore alternative methods of treatment…
An update on the government website on drug abuse indicates a massive change to cannabis prohibition — in order to combat the opioid epidemic — may be on the horizon.