Anxiety Overtakes Depression as No. 1 Mental Health Problem




'Kai Wright, host of the political podcast "The United States of Anxiety," attributes the current trend to the fact that we've been at war for over a decade and a half, have faced two recessions in that same time frame, and have had to adjust to a swiftly changing digital landscape, which in turn has changed how we work and interact.

"Everything we consider to be normal has changed. And nobody seems to trust the people in charge to tell them where they fit into the future," he says. Andrea Petersen, author of "On Edge: A Journey Through Anxiety," interviewed students at University of Michigan for her book, some of whom revealed the internal pressure cooker was turned on far earlier than you might expect.'


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As Lawsuits Against Cholesterol Drugs Mount, Big Pharma Develops a Cholesterol Vaccine


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'As we have reported frequently here at Health Impact News, sales of drugs to lower cholesterol are the top selling drugs of all time. It is a $100 billion a year industry.

The cholesterol-lowering drug Lipitor is the best-selling drug of all time, grossing over $140 billion, with no serious close competitors in the history of pharmaceutical drugs.

One out of every four Americans over the age of 50 is taking a statin drug to lower their cholesterol. However, these blockbuster drugs have run through their patent life, and now generics dominate the market.

So Big Pharma is looking at new ways to patent new drugs to lower your cholesterol.'


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Sunless Tanning Drug Sure to Increase Skin Cancer

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'The researchers are pinning their hopes on consumers using the topical drug in combination with sunscreen to shield skin from the sun, but in so doing this inadvertently could be increasing an individual’s cancer risk. 

As I’ve written about for some time, when you apply sunscreen to your skin, you block your body’s ability to produce vitamin D. Many people are already deficient in vitamin D, which actually increases your risk of cancer.'

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Natural Alternatives to Deadly Prescription Opiates

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'Prescription drugs kill nearly fifteen times as many Americans per year than the casualty toll of domestic terrorist attacks from over thirteen years combined, but still natural alternatives are suppressed and maligned despite a growing body of evidence supporting their far greater safety and efficacy.'

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Food nutrients in apples and grapes found to halt the systemic inflammation that causes cancer


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'On the surface, you might think inflammation isn’t such a big deal. It might not sound like a walk in the park, but it doesn’t sound like a death sentence, either. Unfortunately, however, chronic inflammation due to autoimmune disease, infection or even obesity damages your cells, thereby raising your cancer risk. That’s why inflammation within the body is something that you want to avoid at all costs.'


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Documentary Investigates the Causes and Ramifications of Stress-Related Burnout




'Unless kept in check, stress can wreak absolute havoc on your life, undercutting your health and depressing your very will to live. Around the world, "burnout" is becoming an increasingly pervasive problem, affecting people from all walks of life. Being successful per se will not insulate you from burnout. On the contrary, it may actually raise your risk.'

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