Prescription painkillers found to worsen chronic pain, generating more demand for the same drugs

Sunday, February 17, 2019 by: Vicki Batts (Natural News) The opioid epidemic that is currently plaguing the United States is no longer a secret; millions of citizens across the nation are struggling with an addiction to the prescription painkillers. One of the primary defenses for these often-harmful drugs is that so many people take them to relieve unyielding and insufferable pain. But what if these drugs aren’t actually helping those … Continue reading Prescription painkillers found to worsen chronic pain, generating more demand for the same drugs

Lawmaker wants to legalize use of prescription painkillers for death sentences

A state senator in Maryland is now calling for lethal injection to be reinstated in the state for certain crimes, and he wants to use the same drugs that are already killing thousands of Americans each year to get the job done: heroin and fentanyl. Hartford Country Republican Senator Robert G. Cassilly would like to see lethal injection used for crimes such as serial murders, murders of … Continue reading Lawmaker wants to legalize use of prescription painkillers for death sentences

Exposing the truth about painkillers: The warnings and solutions

(Natural News) More than 25 million American adults – roughly 11.2 percent of the population – report having chronic pain, according to the National Institutes of Health. This epidemic has triggered an unprecedented national spike in the use (and abuse) of painkillers – including over-the-counter drugs and prescription opioid medications. Tragically, 44 people die in the United States every day as a result of prescription opioid overdose – … Continue reading Exposing the truth about painkillers: The warnings and solutions

Ohio shocker: 793 million opioid drug doses prescribed in one year

Ohio shocker: 793 million opioid drug doses prescribed in one year Here’s why zombies are real By Jon Rappoport The state government of Ohio has filed a lawsuit against five drug companies: Teva, Allergen, Johnson & Johnson, Purdue, and Endo. The suit accuses these companies of unlawful marketing practices that have led to Ohio’s opioid addiction “problem.” Here’s the big one: the suit states that, … Continue reading Ohio shocker: 793 million opioid drug doses prescribed in one year