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Are Supplements Good or Bad for Your Health?

Over the past 15 years, the daily intake requirement of vegetables and fruits have doubled for you to get proper nutrients. Lack of essential nutrients may deteriorate your health. To maintain your healthy body and boost your immune system, supplements are necessary to fill

How Do Urine Drug Tests Really Work When Testing?

Some employers want to examine their employees for any traces of drugs. Most of the time, urine drug testing, or the UDT, is the method used. A doctor can also identify potential substance abuse problems through urine drug test. Implementing such test promotes a

Methadone and Suboxone – Trapping Addicts for Life

The rates of addiction to opiate and opioid drugs is spiraling out of control in the United States. President Donald Trump recently declared the opioid epidemic as a national health crisis that demands immediate attention from medical authorities Treatment options for addiction available in

How our view of mental health has, and will, change

From an “imbalance of the humors” requiring leeches to a “possession by the devil” requiring whipping or an exorcism onwards to dysfunction to be cured essentially via torture, society’s perspective of mental health and treatment has come a long way to get where it

MMS: Miracle Mineral Scam

MMS, or the Miracle (or Master) Mineral Solution, has both gained and lost popularity in waves since 2006. The name Miracle Mineral Solution was coined by Jim Humble, a man with no medical or scientific qualifications, in a self-published book promoting the use of

The Likely Cause of Addiction Has Been Discovered

The common perception about drug addiction, or about the cause of addiction in general, is that people get addicted to drugs because the drugs are addictive and trick their body into thinking it needs them. This may, or may not, be supplemented with a

FDA Silence And Censoring Costs Lives And Money

The Food And Drug Administration is in charge of inspecting the safety of, as the name implies, food and drugs, in the United States. It’s no secret that they routine find and internally expose bad science and dangerous pharmaceuticals, but it goes all too

First New Antibiotic in 25 Years: Super Effective

Antibacterial compounds have been used to help humans overcome otherwise difficult bacteria since 1928, when Alexander Fleming discovered penacillin. Penicillin then came into use in the late 1940s, where it helped my grandfather overcome an ear infection that had afflicted him for over a year.

Congress Ends Government’s Ban On Medical Marijuana

“The war on medical marijuana is over…Now the fight moves on to legalization of all marijuana,..this is the strongest signal we have received from Congress [that] the politics have really shifted. …” said Bill Piper, a lobbyist with the Drug Policy Alliance. Within the

The shocking truth about what doctors don’t know about the drugs they prescribe

The problem here is pervasive throughout the world of medicine and science: publication bias. This is the reason that a review of 53 studies relating to cancer drug targets only led to 6 being actually replicable. The positive results, which say that something works or