As Tamiflu Hits Record Sales, It’s Making Kids Hallucinate and Turn Deadly Violent

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Source: The Free Thought Project The 2017-2018 flu season is turning out to be one of the worst outbreaks in recent history. Already this year, the flu has claimed the lives of dozens of children and hospitalized countless others. In the midst of the turmoil and sickness, however, the medication to treat the flu—Tamiflu—is also reportedly …

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Afghanistan War Spending, In 2018 Alone, Could End US Homelessness—TWICE

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Source: The Free Thought Project Defense Department officials are claiming that the cost of the United States’ longest war in history will be $45 billion in 2018, which is actually double to estimate of what it would cost to end homelessness in the U.S. annually. Randall Schriver, the assistant secretary of Defense for Asian and Pacific security …

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Deluge of Flu Patients Forces Hospitals to Cope Creatively

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Source:  MSN Money Emergency departments across the U.S. have been slammed in recent weeks by an onslaught of flu visits, forcing hospitals to devise new spaces to house patients, to restrict visitors and to postpone elective surgeries. Visits to hospital emergency departments, urgent care centers and other outpatient clinics by people with flu symptoms have been …

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CDC director resigns after report about tobacco stock trading

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Source:  MSN Brenda Fitzgerald, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, has resigned following a report that she traded tobacco stock while leading the agency tasked with reducing use of tobacco. The Department of Health and Human Services accepted Fitzgerald’s resignation. “This morning Secretary Azar accepted Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald’s resignation as Director of the Centers …

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A comprehensive guide to corporate online surveillance in everyday life

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Source:  Boing Boing Cracked Labs’ massive report on online surveillance by corporations dissects all the different ways in which our digital lives are tracked, from the ad-beacons that follow us around the web to the apps that track our physical locations as we move around the world. Importantly, the report shows how tracking companies join up …

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New Colorado Bill Could Implement Nanotechnology to Track Legal Cannabis

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Source:   Activist Post A new Colorado bill would require the implementation of technology to scan cannabis to determine whether it was legally purchased.  Colorado lawmakers have introduced a new bill which would require the development of “marijuana tracking technology” to help law enforcement distinguish between legal and illegally purchased cannabis. The bill, SB18-029, was introduced …

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Inventor Mysteriously Dies After Creating Device That Lets Any Car Get 100 Miles Per Gallon

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Source:  The Free Thought Project While some people believe the story of American inventor Thomas Ogle is a myth or urban legend, the reality is that Ogle designed and implemented a “vapor carburetor” that allowed a vehicle to achieve over 100 miles per gallon of gasoline in 1977—with no carbon emissions. Sadly, Ogle’s invention would never …

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Decision to exempt Florida from offshore drilling prompts bipartisan uproar

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Source: MSN The Trump administration’s decision to exempt Florida from expanded offshore drilling kicked off a frenzy Wednesday in other coastal states, with governors from both political parties asking: Why not us? “We cannot afford to take a chance with the beauty, the majesty and the economic value and vitality of our wonderful coastline,” South …

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Ferguson lawsuit says OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma partnered with Washington state doctors to boost use of addictive painkiller

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Source: The Seattle Times Newly unsealed sections of a lawsuit brought by Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson against Purdue Pharma show how the company partnered with local doctors to increase prescriptions for a highly addictive prescription painkiller. Years after Purdue Pharma was ordered to pay hundreds of millions of dollars for misleading regulators and …

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