Were You Aware?

"...Taking just 2 aspirins a day will double the risk of stroke." - Stroke:Journal of the American Heart Assoc. 1994

"...Side effects to properly prescribed medication are the 4th leading cause of death in the U.S., ahead of AIDS, accidents and infectious diseases.  An additional 2 million severe adverse drug reactions are reported each year ." - Journal of the American Medical Assoc. 1998 and Newsweek 1998

"...Researchers admit that chemotherapy fails to kill cancer cells".  Yet thousands still blindly undergo treatment. - Cancer Research, Nov.28 1997

"...Ritalin, due to its side effects, addictiveness and chemical composition, is a classified as a Schedule 2 Narcotic...other drugs in this class include heroin and cocaine." - DSM (prescription manual of psychology listing all psychoactive prescription drugs)

"...Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) does not protect against osteoarthritis...or cardiovascular disease...and when combined with progestin will substantially increase the risk of breast cancer" - Annals of Rheumatoid Diseases 2000;59:105-109, Journal of the National Cancer Institute 2000;92:328-332

Which is Why...
"...In 1997, Americans made 243,000,000 more visits to Alternative Health Providers than to hospitals and primary care physicians." - Journal of the American Medical Association 1997, D. Eisenburg

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