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State AGs ask Congress to repeal law that ‘hamstrung’ DEA Opioid fight

(Washington Times)  Nearly every state attorney general in the country wants Congress to repeal a 2016 law that reportedly made it “virtually impossible” for the Drug Enforcement Administration to suspend orders of narcotics that could fall into the hands of corrupt doctors or illicit pharmacies. In a letter to congressional leaders, 44 AGs said the […]

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Big Pharma billionaire arrested, charged with conspiracy and bribery of doctors – Natural News

(Natural News) I almost never thought I’d see the day when a Big Pharma founder and owner was finally arrested for running a criminal drug cartel, but that day has arrived. “Federal authorities arrested the billionaire founder and owner of Insys Therapeutics Thursday on charges of bribing doctors and pain clinics into prescribing the company’s fentanyl […]

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US study finds rise in human glyphosate levels – Medical Xpress

  (Medical Xpress) Levels of glyphosate, a controversial chemical found in herbicides, markedly increased in the bodies of a sample population over two decades, a study published Tuesday in a US medical journal said. The increase dated from the introduction of genetically-modified glyphosate-tolerant crops in the United States in 1994. The findings published in the Journal of […]

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GMO 2.0: A New Kind of Modified Food Escapes Regulation – The Epoch Times

(The Epoch Times) America has barely gotten a handle on how to deal with the kinds of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) that have been around for decades. Now, a new kind of GMO is available in grocery stores, and regulators are divided on how to approach it. The new technologies—which have gained traction in the past […]

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Sluggish sales force beer companies to enter booming health market – NaturalNews.com

(Natural News) Nothing says fitness like a pint of beer, at least in the eyes of Big Alcohol’s corporate bigwigs who are trying to retain health-conscious customers. In a hilarious effort to draw back folks who no longer want to slug all that fattening booze, the Anheuser-Busch corporation is launching a new program called “ULTRA […]

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Health experts: Stop peeling your vegetables – NaturalNews.com

(Natural News) Good news for the lazy cook: you can, and should, stop peeling your fruits and vegetables. Nutritionists and dieticians say that doing so actually removes essential vitamins and nutrients needed by the body. Current data show that keeping peels on gives the most health benefits. Peels contain more fiber and vitamins than the actual […]