Tag Archives: pharmaceutical companies

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USING HOSTILITY POSITIVELY AND PRO-ACTIVELY

We can all agree releasing negative emotions in a positive manner is likely to create a better outcome then burying these emotions deep within ourselves. First, however, we must identify these negative emotions. I would like to create ONE for you whether or not you feel you have enough of your own. I’ll call it: […]

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DECEPTION WITHOUT REMORSE

This post is 1075 words. If you care about your health, I would encourage you to take the time to read it. The average consumer bases their health treatments ENTIRELY on their family physician’s recommendations. Whether these doctors are medical physicians, chiropractic physicians, naturopathic physicians or osteopathic physicians their is GOOD REASON to question the […]

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DO FEDERAL REGULATIONS PROTECT THE CONSUMER OR THE DRUG MANUFACTURERS?

On Dec. 14, 2016 the Federal Register contained an item (21 CFR Part 1308) that establishes a new drug code for “marihuana extract.” This new code (RECEIVING ZERO MEDIA ATTENTION) attempts to make CBD oil (an extract from BOTH HEMP AND MARIJUANA PLANTS) illegal. WHY IS THIS IMPORTANT? There is much controversy over the legalization […]

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WHOSE JOB IS IT TO FIND CURES FOR CHRONIC DISEASES?

If someone asked you, “whose job is it to find cures for chronic diseases,” what would your answer be? Doctors? Pharmaceutical Companies? Researchers, Developers and Scientists? Most people probably believe at least one of these choices answers the question (if not a combination of these choices.) In this post, I’m going to try to convince […]

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Filling A Prescription

Doctors will prescribe (according to the 2012 CDC statistics) 2.3 billion DRUGS to their patients over one year. Over 67% of routine office visits will conclude with a prescription. The top three prescriptions are: Analgesics (pain medication) Antihyperlipidemic agents (cholesterol medications) Antidepressants There are plenty of cases where prescriptions are indicated and necessary, but are […]

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A DRUG FOR EVERY SYMPTOM

Even though I do not watch much television, I have recently noticed that advertisements for pharmaceutical drugs seem to be getting more air time than any other category of commercial (including beer and pizza!) Obviously the cost of airing these commercials are clearly offset by the profits generated as the consumer gains greater awareness of […]

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How Does The Pharmaceutical Industry Determine Their Next Drug?

Cholesterol lowering medications were first introduced to the market in 1987 by Merck. In July of 2015 a new cholesterol lowering medication called Praluent was introduced to the market. On August 27, 2015 another new cholesterol lowering medication called Rapatha was approved by the FDA and became available for use. Web-MD lists over 50 drugs that […]