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eve
Jun 26th, 2006, 07:37 AM
Interesting article - Let's get to the raw truth about the pharmaceutical industry. Drug companies want to turn every normal human experience into a diagnosable disease that's treatable with their high-priced, patent-protected, brand-name drugs. It used to be that drugs were intended just to treat bonafide diseases -- things like malaria or infections -- but now the drug companies have realized that it's a much more profitable venture to invent diseases, and then sell drugs to treat them.

Full article at http://www.newstarget.com/019443.html

eve
Jun 26th, 2006, 08:04 AM
Drug firms a danger to health - report in full here:
http://www.guardian.co.uk/medicine/story/0,,1806084,00.html

Conrad
Jun 26th, 2006, 08:46 AM
we are what we eat, and if what we eat is some greasy food and wash it down with a handful of pills then maybe we deserve to be ground up and fed to our offspring

veggiewoman
Jun 26th, 2006, 10:20 AM
thanks for that ,
I have just found this too which is saying the same thing really.
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/5116312.stm

vegan1969
Jun 26th, 2006, 01:04 PM
Eve, that was one of the best articles I've read. What was particularly disturbing in the article, though I knew it, was the fact that our tax dollars go to fund vivisection, disgusting! The underlying theme of the article was a good one, the fact that you are only masking problems by taking drugs and that you should focus on healthy eating and exercise.

Recently I was given a heavy narcotic by my doctor and decided against filling the script because of the side effects and the fact that I would be giving money to companies that test on animals. Although I'm in a little pain I've decided I will not give money to support vivisection.

Here's something someone sent me recently that's related to the thread and funny: http://jibjab.com/JokeBox/JokeBox_JJOrig.aspx?adp&movieid=70

Thanks for that great post!