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Insys Founder, John Kapoor, Sentenced To 66 Months in Fentanyl Bribery Case

John Kapoor, the 76-year old billionaire founder of Insys Therapeutics, has been sentenced to 66-months in prison for orchestrating a system of bribery and kickbacks to physicians across the US in exchange for prescribing and over prescribing large amounts of the powerful fentanyl spray, Subsys, to patients with little to no need of the drug. Kapoor is the first ever CEO of a drug company to be convicted by the federal government in their fight to combat the opioid crisis.

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Ritalin, Other ADHD Drugs Change Children’s Brain Structure

When a child is diagnosed with ADHD, or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, medication is often recommended. Profit-minded pharmaceutical companies and doctors hand these drugs out like candy, and some teachers even encourage it in hopes of having placated students who are easier to keep under control.

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Drugmaker Pays Largest Opioid Settlement in History to Stop Investigations

A UK-based drugmaker has agreed to pay a record $1.4 billion settlement to the US government in order to end criminal and civil probes into allegations of illegal marketing of opioid addiction treatment medication, according to the Justice Department. Continue reading Drugmaker Pays Largest Opioid Settlement in History to Stop Investigations

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Scientists Getting Closer to “Smart Dust” Brain Implants with Links to Wi-Fi

Neural Dust – “Smart Dust” – previously entered mainstream discussion via the 2016 Independent article: “Tiny implant could connect humans and machines like never before.” It was implied to be a new technology that can wirelessly link a human brain to a computer via the implantation of a device the size of a grain of sand. This invention, however, is much older and was officially supported by the National Nanotechnology Initiative 2011 Strategic Plan. Continue reading Scientists Getting Closer to “Smart Dust” Brain Implants with Links to Wi-Fi

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Doctors in Ohio Among 60 Charged in Illegal Opioid Prescription Crackdown

CINCINNATI — Federal authorities say they have charged 60 people, including 31 doctors, for their roles in illegal prescribing and distributing of opioids and other dangerous drugs. Continue reading Doctors in Ohio Among 60 Charged in Illegal Opioid Prescription Crackdown

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Big Pharma Exec Admits the FDA Ignited the Opioid Crisis

By B.N. Frank

Over the years, experts have proved that the FDA has turned a blind eye to research and knowingly approved harmful products.  Many of these harmful products – such as artificial sweeteners and fat substitutes – are still available to the public today and often without warning labels. Continue reading Big Pharma Exec Admits the FDA Ignited the Opioid Crisis

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Confirmed: Mobile Phones Break DNA & Scramble Genomes

But No Health Risks?

New Report on EU-wide study confirms hazards of exposure to electromagnetic radiation but does not prove health risks. So what use is this research, ask Dr. Mae-Wan Ho and Prof. Peter Saunders Continue reading Confirmed: Mobile Phones Break DNA & Scramble Genomes

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This Opioid Antidote was Hiked 600% to Exploit Crisis

An American drug company hiked the price of its opioid-overdose antidote by 600% since going to market in 2014, has cost Medicare and Medicaid health programs $142 million, according to a new Senate subcommittee report, which called the company’s actions a way of taking advantage of the worst drug overdose crisis in US history. Continue reading This Opioid Antidote was Hiked 600% to Exploit Crisis