Prescription Drug and FDA
Looking to slash your risk of a stroke? Good news, folks -- you can... and all you need to do is give yourself a heart attack instead.
Quick, put down that slice of bacon. Back away from that pork chop. And whatever you do don't slice off another piece of that pork roast!
You're going to want to read this before you take another bite.
Whenever some medical mainstreamer gets a bug up his stethoscope about dietary supplements, we hear the same lame arguments...
Supplements aren't regulated. (Of course they are. They're regulated differently than drugs because they're not drugs.)
If there's a snake more slippery than a politician running for office, it's a medical researcher on the Big Pharma payroll. The difference? When those researchers lie, patients die.
I can see it now. A special episode of "Hoarders" where they storm a house and uncover a massive supply of Tamiflu, the antiviral drug that supposedly shortens the duration of the flu.
It's a matter of fact that docs who take cash from drug companies prescribe meds differently. OF COURSE they favor meds from the firms that pay them. OF COURSE they're more willing to use those drugs off-label. OF COURSE they're more likely to prescribe them willy-nilly.
"The next step was to figure out how people are getting exposed to BPA."
That laughable line comes from a recent press release from the Harvard School of Public Health. And, frankly, if I chewed gum I would have choked on it when I read it.
Anyone surprised by the news that Paula Deen has diabetes hasn't been paying attention.
Are cherries unapproved drugs?
That might sound like a trick question, unless the question is being asked in a conference room at the FDA.
If you're a woman, I have important news for you. Researchers in Kentucky have determined that you could have a dangerous deficiency. And they want to make sure it's corrected right away.
Oh wait a second. No, no--this is just another mainstream "alert" to get you on more drugs.