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EpiPen – why so pricey?

2nd March 2017

Epipen isn’t a drug, it’s a drug delivery system that delivers $1 worth of Epeniphrine, commonly known as adrenalin. It is derived from the Mark I NAAK ComboPen, which was developed for the U.S. military for treating exposure to nerve agents in the course of chemical warfare. That’s right–the original version was developed by the […]

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US vs. Canadian pharmacy prices

6th October 2011

Many Ameircans are looking to the internet for affordable Canada drugs. The reason? Prescription drugs in America are too expensive. America is, in fact, #1 in the world when it comes to prescription drug costs. The results are both good and bad, though for the person paying for their prescription we’ll go with bad. Plus […]

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The People’s Chemist and Thermo FX

29th August 2011

Shane Ellison, also known as The People’s Chemist, is the author of Over-The-Counter Natural Cures. His website promises to bring “smart people smart products that they can’t find on the shelves of their local hippie grocery store.” To that end, The People’s Chemist lab has developed several natural products. Among these is Thermo FX, which […]

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Rest time between sets & prohormones vs. steroids

18th September 2009

This article concludes with the obvious “vary your workout routine for best results” but it does survey some interesting research on rest time between sets. For a few weeks you can spike testosterone and HGH with shorter (1 minute) rests between sets. However the difference declines by 5 weeks into a routine. Over 10 weeks, […]

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Which supplement companies do you trust?

12th June 2009

This article on how many consumers are misled by supplement companies seems to be indirectly making two suggestions: 1. The author trusts Consumer Lab – they don’t test everything but they test some products and find ones that are dishonest about labeling or whatever. 2. The author trusts Dr. Scott Connely, inventor of MetRX. He […]

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Anyone taking Nexium out there?

11th March 2009

Question: I was prescribed Nexium recently due to some reflux and a small ulcer that my doc found in my esophagus. Gotta say that it’s quite remarkable how different my stomach feels now that I’ve been taking it. I don’t EVER get heartburn or reflux anymore, regardless of what I eat or how much I […]

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