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Overprescribing Is a Key Component of the Opioid Crisis — Here’s How to Stop It

By DAVE CHASE  Today’s opioid crisis is one of the most dire side effects driven by our dysfunctional U.S. healthcare system. A recent JAMA Surgery report found that many surgeons prescribe four times more opioids than their patients use. This opens the door for misuse and abuse later on. In fact, the total combined cost… Read More »

Drinking green tea for its health benefits? Stop using tap water and use bottled water only

Drinking green tea for its health benefits? Stop using tap water and use bottled water only, scientists say Made with bottled water, the tea had double antioxidants, study finds But made with tap water, participants thought the tea tasted sweeter EGCG is a natural antioxidant in the tea, hailed by celebrities for weight loss  By… Read More »