OxyContin

(CIRONLINE) – On the eve of a congressional hearing about the Department of Veterans Affairs’ skyrocketing use of narcotic painkillers, a former VA doctor has stepped forward with new allegations about the agency’s prescription practices. (more…)

    03 Jan  (AHRP) –  “Unfortunately, the entire evidence base has been perverted,” said Joseph Ross, a professor at Yale Medical School who has studied the issue.   Commercially corrupted medicine is the leading cause of death in the US—and it is bankrupting the US budget.  The Washington Post is addressing both issues in a powerful hard hitting investigative series by Peter Whoriskey titled: Can Medical Research Be Trusted? (more…)


    10 Aug (NaturalNews) Prescription drug abuse is a pandemic problem in the United States today, with more than five million Americans now addicted to painkiller drugs like OxyContin (oxycodone), the infamous opioid pill that alters brain and nervous system function. But according to a recent survey published in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), OxyContin and other prescription pain medications are pushing more and (more…)


    25 Jul (NaturalNews) – There has been a recent epidemic of opium-addiction that is growing fast as one of America’s drug problems. The CDC says this is not coming from foreign cartels, traffickers or drug dealers, but from the pharmacy where so many visit for prescribed medicines. These opiate-based drugs include (more…)


    10Jul (NATURALNEWS) – Purdue Pharma LP, the pharmaceutical company responsible for developing the highly addictive painkiller drug OxyContin (oxycodone), is so desperate to retain exclusivity on the soon-to-expire patent rights for its drug that it has decided to (more…)


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