Lawsuit Exposes Opioid Firm Placed Profits Over People (Video)

by N. Morgan

  • The lawsuit says Purdue violated a 2007 settlement with the state, placing profits over people with a deceptive narrative that claimed its opioids were safer than they actually were.
  • In Tennessee, there were 1,631 overdose deaths in 2016, including 1,186 from opioids, according to the state Department of Health.

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Nashville, Tennessee: A recently unsealed lawsuit by Tennessee’s attorney general revealed that the maker of the world’s top-selling painkiller directed its sales force to target the highest prescribers, many with limited or no pain management background or training.

Citing the public’s right to know, Attorney General Herbert Slatery said Thursday that OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma has dropped its previous efforts to shield details of the 274-page lawsuit in state court. The Tennessee Coalition for Open Government and the Knoxville News Sentinel had also requested that the lawsuit’s records become public.

The lawsuit says Purdue violated a 2007 settlement with the state, placing profits over people with a deceptive narrative that claimed its opioids were safer than they actually were. The lawsuit also says the Stamford, Connecticut-based company targeted vulnerable people, including the elderly.

Purdue did so while relying on continued users and high doses, according to the lawsuit: 104.3 million OxyContin tablets were prescribed in Tennessee from 2008 to 2017, with 53.7 percent of them 40 milligrams or higher. And more than 80 percent of Purdue’s business consistently came from continued users, the lawsuit says.

For example, Purdue called on two providers 48 times after law enforcement told Purdue the pair was responsible for significant interstate OxyContin diversion, the lawsuit says. The company called on another provider 31 times after the provider’s license was placed on restrictive probation related to high-prescribing of controlled substances, the lawsuit adds.

The state’s lawsuit says Purdue kept pushing to sell its products despite a litany of red flags.

“Purdue continued to make sales calls in spite of credible reports of patient overdoses, indictments, adverse licensure actions, a provider admitting he was addicted to heroin, a knife fight outside a provider’s office, muggings over controlled substances outside of a pharmacy linked to a specific provider, a clinic that had no examination tables or equipment, an admission by a provider that he was running a pill mill, a provider changing the name of his practice shortly after he was notified of a state investigation into his practice, a patient being coached in the waiting room about how to fill out intake forms, armed guards in provider waiting rooms, high numbers of patients who purchased OxyContin in cash, high numbers of out-of-state or out-of-county tags in providers’ parking lots, accusations of insurance fraud, choreographed urine screenings and pill counts, standing-room-only waiting rooms, and additional signs of problematic high volume practices,” the lawsuit states.

Purdue has denied claims in lawsuits nationwide over the scourge of opioid abuse, saying it will defend itself. In Tennessee, there were 1,631 overdose deaths in 2016, including 1,186 from opioids, according to the state Department of Health.

Tennessee filed its complaint last month at the same time Florida, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nevada, and Texas brought similar lawsuits claiming unfair and deceptive trade practices.

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References:

http://www.arabnews.com/node/1334141/business-economy

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCM94yE2X1Vaf5c1Fg-JsEjA

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Here’s What It Means If You See a Heart on a Child’s Wrist (Video)

by N.Morgan

 

You may have seen those posts on social media showing photos of young children with little hearts drawn on their wrists.

In case you were curious to find out the meaning of those doodles, the video below is just for you.

Be prepared to see something really sweet and touching, while sending an important message on how to protect and support your child.

Liz Petrone spoke about her son Luca’s struggles with severe anxiety. One day the worried boy burst into tears when he got on the school bus.

Although Liz attempted to comfort him from the fear as much as she could, it didn’t help.

So the next morning she decided to give her son a “gift” to make him feel better.

She gave him a peck on the hand and drew a heart on the place she’d kissed.

The boy would look down at the heart and know that he’s loved and that everything’s gonna be okay.

If your child suffers from anxiety, there are a few things you can do to provide emotional support for them.

First of all, reassuring your little one that everything’s alright isn’t always the best idea.

When you’re anxious, you desperately want to believe that there’s nothing to worry about, but your brain won’t let you.

Reassure your children that you understand how scary it is and that you’ll be by their side until it’s they are feeling secure and unafraid again.

Create a “worry character” together with your child and give it a name.

While you’re doing this, have your son or daughter describe the character in detail, for instance, when it appears the most, how it behaves, how it feels, or when it goes away.

This will help you find out more about how your child’s really feeling and how they are coping with their anxiety.

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Reference:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4rlAVgAK0SGk-yTfe48Qpw?sub_confirmation=1

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One of the Greatest Cover-ups in History, it’s Time the World Knew: Cancer and the Rothschilds

by N.Morgan

 

As many have suspected over the years, the Rothschilds control every market, including our medicine and foods.

Due to this, the Rothschilds have effectively removed from our diet the very foods that prevents cancer, by replacing good, healthy foods with their manufactured Frankenfoods.

Society needs to go back to organic and wholesome foods for better health and longevity.

If the Elite does not allow us to do so, then we must form a revolution.

What the rich are doing is a crime against Humanity and Life.

When will humanity revolt against the Elite?

The video below presents the stunning evidence of just how the Rothschilds have used Cancer to control our health.

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Reference:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1f7qhMjG6_s

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Majority of Cancer Patients Turning To Cannabis for Relief (Videos)

by N.Morgan

 

According to a recent survey conducted by one of the nation’s leading cancer research facilities, if marijuana is legalized cancer patients will choose it as their preferred medicine, over the mainstream medical treatments.

A team of researchers from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, based in Seattle, Wash., surveyed 926 cancer patients and found that roughly 25 percent of them used cannabis as a medicinal therapy in the past year.

The results were published on Monday in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society.

The groundbreaking study concluded:

This study of cancer patients in a state with legalized cannabis found high rates of active use across broad subgroups, and legalization was reported to be important in patients’ decision to use.

Cancer patients desire but are not receiving information about cannabis use during their treatment from oncology providers.

A large number of cancer patients report that cannabis helps them with pain, nausea, stress, depression, insomnia and other unpleasant symptoms.

But patients are frustrated by the lack of information they receive from the American healthcare system.

Doctors, nurses and other health professionals lack training and education in cannabis science.

“More than half of active users reported that legalization significantly increased their likelihood of using, and cannabis use was spread across demographic subsets, including age, sex, and cancer diagnosis subsets,” the study finds.

According to the research:

The median age of those surveyed was 58.

74 percent of the patients wanted information from cancer providers and had a strong interest in learning about cannabis during treatment.

24 percent used cannabis as a medical therapy in the past year.

21 percent self-treated with cannabis in the past month.

70 percent inhaled (smoked or vaped) their medicine.

70 percent consumed edibles.

40 percent did both.

75 percent reported their primary use was for physical pain.

64 percent used it for neuropsychiatric symptoms.

“We hope that this study helps to open up the door for more studies aimed at evaluating the risks and benefits of marijuana in this population,” said study author Dr. Steven Pergam. “This is important, because if we do not educate our patients about marijuana, they will continue to get their information elsewhere.”

The American Cancer Society admits that more research is needed on marijuana as a treatment for cancer symptoms.

The organization also concedes that properties in marijuana have the potential to combat cancer cells and be a pivotal force in defeating cancer.

Medical marijuana is legal in 29 states; adult recreational use is legal in eight states. Washington, where the study was conducted, allows both.

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References:

https://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatments-and-side-effects/complementary-and-alternative-medicine/marijuana-and-cancer.html

https://thefreshtoast.com/rx/1-out-of-4-cancer-patients-are-turning-to-cannabis/

https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/cncr.30879?systemMessage=Wiley+Online+Library+will+be+unavailable+on+Saturday+7th+Oct+from+03.00+EDT+%2F+08%3A00+BST+%2F+12%3A30+IST+%2F+15.00+SGT+to+08.00+EDT+%2F+13.00+BST+%2F+17%3A30+IST+%2F+20.00+SGT+and+Sunday+8th+Oct+from+03.00+EDT+%2F+08%3A00+BST+%2F+12%3A30+IST+%2F+15.00+SGT+to+06.00+EDT+%2F+11.00+BST+%2F+15%3A30+IST+%2F+18.00+SGT+for+essential+maintenance.+Apologies+for+the+inconvenience+caused+.&

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The Disappearing Male – A Must See Documentary (Video)

by N.Morgan

 

Social engineering has taken hold over society and we are now bearing witness to a toxic threat to the male reproductive system.

In the last few decades there has been steady and dramatic upticks in the incidences of boys and young men suffering from genital deformities, low sperm count, sperm abnormalities and testicular cancer.

Boys are also far more at risk of suffering from ADHD, autism, Tourette’s syndrome, cerebral palsy, and dyslexia.

The Disappearing Male takes a close and disturbing look at what many doctors and researchers now suspect are responsible for many of these problems: a class of common chemicals that are ubiquitous in our world.

These gender bending toxins are found in everything from shampoo, sunglasses, meat and dairy products, carpet, cosmetics and baby bottles.

They are called “hormone mimicking” or “endocrine disrupting” chemicals and they may be starting to damage the most basic building blocks of human development.

The Disappearing Male

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Reference:

https://topdocumentaryfilms.com/the-disappearing-male/

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Study Unveils the Stomach-Turning Truth That Fast Food Burgers Are Made with Less Than 2% Real Meat (Video)

by N.Morgan

Rumors have circulated for years about how the meat used by fast food restaurants is fake or even made from other animals besides cows.

According to NaturalSociety these cheaply-processed foods fuels illness and disease due to containing numerous harmful ingredients – some of which are actually banned in other countries.

A study published in the journal Annals of Diagnostic Pathology, found that some fast food hamburgers may contain as little as 2% actual meat.

For this study, researchers analyzed the content of 8 fast food hamburger brands.

To ensure that there was no bias in the results, they assigned each hamburger with an anonymously designated name, ranging from H1 to H8.

While it is widely assumed that hamburgers are made up primarily of meat, much of the 5 billion hamburgers consumed by Americans annually actual contain very little meat (and could contain a whole host of other, unhealthy ingredients.

Here is an analysis of what you might find lurking in a fast food hamburger according to the study’s findings:

Water content by weight ranged from 37.7% to 62.4% (mean of 49%).

Meat content in the hamburgers ranged from 2.1% to 14.8% (median of 12.1%).

The cost per gram of hamburger ranged from $0.02 to $0.16 (median of $0.03).

Relatively preserved skeletal muscle was observed.

A variety of tissue types besides skeletal muscle were observed including connective tissue, blood vessels, peripheral nerve, adipose tissue, plant material, cartilage, and bone.

In 2 hamburgers, intracellular parasites were identified.

The study concluded that:

“Fast food hamburgers are comprised of little meat (median, 12.1%). Approximately half of their weight is made up of water. Unexpected tissue types found in some hamburgers included bone, cartilage, and plant material; no brain tissue was present. Sarcocystis parasites were discovered in 2 hamburgers.”

The study abstract nor the 4 pages of the study reveal where the 8 hamburgers came from, which most individuals will find upsetting.

However the study most likely involved at least some popular fast food hamburgers, leaving you to make your own educated conclusion.

In the end, the research simply backs the notion that fast food is questionable at best and health-compromising at worst.

The junk food may be cheap, but it is questionable what you’re actually paying for with conventional food this day and age.

Fast food hamburgers contain numerous health-damaging ingredients, and is the complete opposite of healthful organic beef coming from grass-fed cows. Avoid fast food; good health depends on it.

The video below reveals more disgusting truths about how consumers are being secretly tricked by some companies.

15 Secrets Fast Food Companies Don’t Want You To Know

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References:

http://naturalsociety.com/fast-food-hamburgers-contain-2-percent-actual-meat/

http://www.deepdyve.com/lp/elsevier/fast-food-hamburgers-what-are-we-really-eating-VyAI59oGbL?key=elsevier

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Intracellular_parasite

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18995204

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1092913408000622

http://www.hnossalmeron.com/hamburguesas/prayson_anndiagpath_dec2008.pdf

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The End of a Generation: Young People on the Verge of Madness Due to Smartphones (Videos)

 

(N.Morgan)  Technology, such as Smartphones, have become a vital part of our day to day living and are negatively impacting our society and having unintended consequences.

Something I’ve observed is that these phones are keeping families from truly engaging in family time, as we once knew it.

Dinner used to be the time when a family sat down together and shared their experiences of the day, but this now is something of the past, go to any restaurant and you will see entire families sitting at tables, their eyes glued to their phones, no one talking or even making eye contact with each other.

Research is now revealing that Smartphones are having detrimental mental health effects on our youth.

San Diego State University professor of psychology, Jean Twenge has claimed that smartphone usage is having a radical impact on both the behavior and mental health of U.S. teenagers.

Dr. Twenge stated: “The arrival of the smartphone has radically changed every aspect of teenagers’ lives, from the nature of their social interactions to their mental health. Rates of teen depression and suicide have skyrocketed since 2011.

It’s not an exaggeration to describe iGen as being on the brink of the worst mental-health crisis in decades. Much of this deterioration can be traced to their phones.”

This goes beyond teens spending too much time staring at their phones. Dr Twenge has plenty of hard data to support her contentions – made in The Atlantic, the magazine in which Laurene Powell Jobs recently bought a majority stake.

A 2017 survey of more than 5,000 American teens found that three out of four owned an iPhone.

The surveys show that teens today spend far less time hanging out with their friends, fewer of them have a driving license, they date less, have less sex, get less sleep and are more likely to feel lonely.

It appears that Smartphone are adversely impacting the normal stages of child development and socialization.

More stark statistics from Dr. Twenge’s article:

Teens who spend three hours a day or more on electronic devices are 35 percent more likely to have a risk factor for suicide, such as making a suicide plan.

Boys’ depressive symptoms increased by 21 percent from 2012 to 2015, while girls’ increased by 50 percent—more than twice as much.

The rise in suicide, too, is more pronounced among girls.

Although the rate increased for both sexes, three times as many 12-to-14-year-old girls killed themselves in 2015 as in 2007, compared with twice as many boys.

The suicide rate is still higher for boys, in part because they use more-lethal methods, but girls are beginning to close the gap.

Twenge notes that smartphones are not the only factor, but she argues that it is a key one.

“Parenting styles continue to change, as do school curricula and culture, and these things matter.

But the twin rise of the smartphone and social media has caused an earthquake of a magnitude we’ve not seen in a very long time, if ever.

There is compelling evidence that the devices we’ve placed in young people’s hands are having profound effects on their lives—and making them seriously unhappy.”

And far from the common belief that kids grow up too quickly these days, she argues that the opposite is true when you examine common markers like going out without their parents, earning their own money and starting to date.

Across a range of behaviors—drinking, dating, spending time unsupervised— 18-year-olds now act more like 15-year-olds used to, and 15-year-olds more like 13-year-olds. Childhood now stretches well into high school.

The piece is illustrated with depressing examples of behavioral changes.

One of the ironies of iGen life is that despite spending far more time under the same roof as their parents, today’s teens can hardly be said to be closer to their mothers and fathers than their predecessors were.

“I’ve seen my friends with their families—they don’t talk to them,” Athena told me. “They just say ‘Okay, okay, whatever’ while they’re on their phones.

They don’t pay attention to their family.” Like her peers, Athena is an expert at tuning out her parents so she can focus on her phone. She spent much of her summer keeping up with friends, but nearly all of it was over text or Snapchat. “I’ve been on my phone more than I’ve been with actual people,” she said. “My bed has, like, an imprint of my body.”

There’s the now common portrait of social media usage making people feel unhappier as they compare their own lives with the self-curated online version of the lives of their peers.

Today’s teens may go to fewer parties and spend less time together in person, but when they do congregate, they document their hangouts relentlessly—on Snapchat, Instagram, Facebook.

Those not invited to come along are keenly aware of it.

Accordingly, the number of teens who feel left out has reached all-time highs across age groups. Like the increase in loneliness, the upswing in feeling left out has been swift and significant.

Dr. Twenge doesn’t have any easy answers to this growing crisis.She acknowledges that it’s not realistic to expect teens to dramatically curtail their usage of electronic devices or social media. But she suggests that modest changes could help.

Significant effects on both mental health and sleep time appear after two or more hours a day on electronic devices.

The average teen spends about two and a half hours a day on electronic devices. Some mild boundary-setting could keep kids from falling into harmful habits.

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References:

http://beforeitsnews.com/alternative/2017/09/young-people-are-on-the-brink-of-a-mental-health-crisis-due-to-smart-phones-3553201.html

https://9to5mac.com/2017/08/04/impact-of-smartphones-on-mental-health/

https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2017/09/has-the-smartphone-destroyed-a-generation/534198/?utm_source=twb

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