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5 Alternatives to Opioid Pain Medications

by Staff Blogger | October 8th, 2019

There’s a huge opioid addiction epidemic in America right now, and it was recently spotlighted in the news when the state of Oklahoma sued Johnson & Johnson for its role in causing the crisis. Oklahoma won the case, and Johnson & Johnson is being forced to pay nearly $600 million to the state. Opioids are

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Popular Heartburn Drugs Contain Chemical Linked to Cancer

by Staff Blogger | September 17th, 2019

According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), low levels of a cancer-causing contaminant have been detected in a heartburn treatment medication called Zantac. The FDA is advising patients who take the over-the-counter versions of the medication to switch to a different medication. However, patients who take prescription versions of the drug should talk

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We Don’t Let Big Pharmaceutical Companies Harm Innocent People without Consequences

by Staff Blogger | September 10th, 2019

The prescription drug industry is one of the biggest global industries. Many of the largest and most profitable companies in the world are pharmaceutical companies. And while drug companies are often valued at billions of dollars, they spend huge amounts of money to research and develop new drugs to continue increasing their profits. Because they

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HIV and STD Prevention Medications Linked to Kidney and Bone Problems

by Staff Blogger | September 3rd, 2019

To reduce the risk of contracting STDs, some people take a class of drugs called pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP). The drugs are meant to be taken daily for maximum effectiveness, but studies show that daily doses can have harmful effects. PrEP medications contain an ingredient called tenofovir disoproxil fumarate, and it has been linked to the

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