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Pentagon Spending on Drugs Soars

December 31, 2012 0

(AUSTIN AMERICAN-STATESMAN) Last year, the Pentagon spent more on pills, injections and vaccines than it did on Black Hawk helicopters, Abrams tanks, Hercules C-130 cargo planes and Patriot missiles — combined. Some of the prescription […]

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GOVERNMENT

NBC Reporter Raises Hillary Clinton Questions

December 31, 2012 1

The top science reporter for NBC News raised questions Monday about Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s hospitalization, raising the possibility the blood clot causing isn’t linked to an earlier concussion. “It’s not exactly clear what […]

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FINANCIAL

OPEC Cartel to Reap Record $1 Trillion

December 31, 2012 0

(Financial Times) — The Opec oil cartel, led by Saudi Arabia, will pocket a record of more than US$1tn in net oil revenues in 2012 as the annual average price for Brent, the benchmark, heads […]

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HEALTH

How Psychiatric Drugs Made America Mad

December 30, 2012 1

Since the introduction of major tranquilizers like Thorazine and Haldol, “minor” tranquilizers like Miltown, Librium and Valium and the dozens of so-called “antidepressants” like Prozac, Zoloft and Paxil, tens of millions of unsuspecting Americans have […]

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