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Do you really need all of those medications? - Multiple medications can lead to misdiagnoses, adverse effects and trips to the emergency room

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If you are taking multiple medications, it’s important to keep your doctors up to date. The more medicines you take, the greater the chance a negative drug interaction will cause an adverse effect.
You generally take more medications as you get older. The doctor prescribes a statin to lower cholesterol, a steroid spray for allergies, a proton pump inhibitor for reflux, and a painkiller for the knee that's still sore after that running injury a few years back. But too many medications, sometimes referred to as polypharmacy, can become a problem — the more medicines you take, the greater the chances one medication will have a negative interaction with another and cause a serious adverse effect.

At some point, you and your doctor may need to ask a fundamental question: Do you need all of these medications?

"It's always a little bit of detective work to figure out where the medications came from — who prescribed them and when," says Gregory Ouellet, MD, MHS, a geriatrician at Yale Medicine's Dorothy Adler Geriatric Assessment Center.

Adverse drug events, or unexpected medical problems that occur during treatment with a drug or other therapy, cause 1.3 million emergency department (ED) visits in the United States each year and about 350,000 hospitalizations, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

These medical events are most common among older people — those over 65 are nearly seven times more likely than younger people to be admitted to the hospital after an ED visit, and most of the time that visit is due to a negative drug interaction. "It only takes one unnecessary medication or a negative drug combination to cause a serious problem," says Karen Jubanyik, MD, an emergency medicine specialist.

In many cases, you may not need all the medications you're taking, says Marcia Mecca, MD, a Yale geriatrician who directs a "de-prescribing" program at the Veterans Affairs (VA) Connecticut Healthcare System in West Haven called IMPROVE (Initiative to Minimize Pharmaceutical Risk in Older Veterans Polypharmacy Clinic). The clinic's sole purpose is to eliminate unnecessary medications and help avoid emergency room visits for patients who are 65 or older, have multiple chronic conditions, and take 10 or more medicines a day.

"We look at people's medication lists carefully — especially if they have a new concern, are having trouble with their memory, or are at risk for falling," Dr. Mecca says. It's a process that involves listening to the patient and learning about what they want and expect from a given medication, she says.

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Vaccine-derived polio spreads in Africa after defeat of wild virus

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A nurse administers oral polio vaccine to displaced children in South Darfur, Sudan.
Fresh cases of disease linked to oral vaccine seen in Sudan, following outbreak in Chad.

A new polio outbreak in Sudan has been linked to the oral polio vaccine that uses a weakened form of the virus.

News of the outbreak comes a week after the World Health Organization (WHO) announced that wild polio had been eradicated in Africa.

The WHO linked the cases to a strain of the virus that had been noted circulating in Chad last year and warned that the risk of spread to other parts of the Horn of Africa was high.

Comment: The irony of this would be hilarious if it weren't so tragic. To essentially 'eradicate' a disease only to cause an outbreak of that very same disease with your 'cure'. It's safe to say that these 'authorities' have no idea what they're doing.

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Current health guidance is utterly WRONG: Full-fat milk & red meat are good for you. It's the vegetable oils that can kill you

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The release of previously repressed studies shows that if you substitute saturated fats with polyunsaturated fats, this INCREASES the risk of cardiovascular disease. My fellow doctors need to accept the evidence.

Whilst we are in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic, it seems that all other diseases have been relegated to a position of complete irrelevance. Should this be happening? According to the British Heart Foundation, cardiovascular disease kills four hundred and sixty people each and every day in the UK. That's just shy of 170,000 every year.

Since the start of 2020, Covid-19 has killed 40,000 in the UK, and now kills about ten a day. On the other hand, heart attacks and strokes have killed 115,000, and continue to kill 460 people a day. Which one should we be really concerned about? Have a wild guess on that one.

Comment: It's nice when mainstream science finally catches up to those in the know have been saying for decades. Too bad the doctors remain in the dark.

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Objective:Health - ITN: Banning WiFi in Schools? | Flour and Rice Rot Teeth | Prescription Video Games

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Welcome to another Objective:Health 'In the News' show, where we go through the latest health-related headlines and give our take. This time we've focused on children's health in the news.

Good news for kids over the last few months sees Oaxaca Mexico banning sales of junk food to minors, the Russian government recommending the ban of Wi-Fi and cell phones in primary schools, and a study finding that having pet dogs helps nurture kids emotional-social development.

In other news, New Zealand's largest child study has finally caught up with Weston A. Price from almost a century ago , revealing white flour products and rice rot teeth (duh), e-books as opposed to real books change how parents interact with their kids at story hour and the FDA approves the first prescription video game for kids with ADHD.

Tune in for the Objective:Health perspective!


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Running Time: 00:57:09

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The Fauci Files

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At 79 years old, Dr. Anthony Fauci — who has served as the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) since 1984 — has yet to come out with the "Big One" — a vaccine or infectious disease treatment that will allow him to retire with a victory under his belt.

He failed to create a successful vaccine for AIDS, SARS, MERS and Ebola. A COVID-19 vaccine is essentially his last chance to go out in a blaze of glory. As evidenced by his history, he will stop at nothing to protect Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine and Gilead's antiviral Remdesivir.

He even threw tried and true pandemic protocols out the window when COVID-19 hit, turning into an unquestioning spokesman for draconian liberty-stripping measures instead. To echo a question asked by Dr. Sal Martingano in his article,1 "Dr. Fauci: 'Expert' or Co-Conspirator," why are we not questioning this so-called expert?

Comment: Why does anyone trust this guy?

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Prostate cancer blood test - Is it a good idea?

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Should you get a PSA test to screen for prostate cancer? What are the advantages and disadvantages of screening? Do the potential benefits outweigh the potential harms? Those are the questions we will seek to answer in this article.

Prostate cancer is one of the leading causes of cancer death in men. About one in 41 men die of the disease. This has led to efforts to find a way to screen for prostate cancer and discover it before it has a chance to spread in the body, when there is still a chance to cure.

The problem is that prostate cancer is common, and for most people who have it, it is something that never causes any symptoms, and certainly not the thing that's going to kill them. In medical school I was taught that the probability of having prostate cancer is about the same as the number of years you've lived. So, if you're 50 years old, there's a 50% chance that you have prostate cancer, and if you're 80 years old, there's an 80% chance. For most people, prostate cancer is a slow growing disease that never causes any problems. So, most people who have prostate cancer die with it, not from it.

PSA (prostate specific antigen) is an enzyme produced by the cells in the prostate. It was first discovered in the 1970's and its biological function is to make semen more liquid after deposition in the vagina, freeing sperm to move around. It is normally present in low levels in the blood, but can increase to abnormally high levels in prostate cancer, due to the large number of cancerous prostate cells that are dividing in an uncontrolled fashion. This led to the idea that PSA could be used as a method to screen for prostate cancer, hence the PSA test.

Red Flag

Pharmacists & Pharmacy Interns given green light to vaccinate children

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Under an amendment to the Public Readiness and Emergency Preparedness Act (PREP), pharmacists and pharmacy interns in the United States are now permitted to administer vaccines recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to children over three years of age.1

Currently, there are 28 states that allow pharmacists to administer vaccinations to children. In 22 states, there are laws that limit which vaccines pharmacists can administer, including three states that prohibit pharmacists from giving vaccines to any children.2

Comment: More vaccine failures: The one-size-fits-all vaccination schedule is not safe for every child
Where is the Science?

Parents have good reason to question the CDC's childhood vaccine schedule when there is so little scientific evidence demonstrating safety being provided to the public. The lack of core science to support expansion of the childhood vaccine schedule is concerning because many states are in the process of mandating every CDC recommended vaccine for daycare and school attendance. If credible scientific studies and systematic reviews proving the long term safety of giving children 49 doses of 14 vaccines before age six do in fact exist, the CDC should make them immediately available to the public.



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Study of heart attack victims showed most had normal LDLs

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Cardiovascular disease (CVD), or heart disease, is a term that refers to several types of heart conditions. Many of the problems associated with heart disease are related to atherosclerosis. This term refers to a condition in which there's a buildup of plaque along the walls of the artery, making it more difficult for blood to flow and for oxygen to reach the muscles, including the heart.

This can be the underlying problem in cases of heart attack, stroke and heart failure. Other types of CVD happen when the valves in the heart are affected or there's an abnormal heart rhythm.1

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S. and it contributes to other leading causes including stroke, diabetes and kidney disease.2 It also ranks as the No. 1 cause of death around the world: Four out of five deaths are from heart attack or stroke.3

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COVID19 - What have we learned?

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We have learned that people who are asymptomatic can, cannot, can, cannot, can, cannot, can... spread the virus.

That the accuracy of PCR antigen testing is brilliant, useless, brilliant, useless, brilliant, useless.

That false positive tests are impossible, common, impossible, common, impossible, common.

That facemasks are useless, necessary, useless, necessary, useless... absolutely necessary.

We also know that some people are, are not, are, are not are, naturally immune. In addition, we know that having had COVID means that you can, cannot, can, cannot, can cannot - maybe you can, frankly who knows, get it again. I think Kurt Vonnegut Junior put it best:
We do, doodley do, doodley do, doodely do,
What we must, muddily must, muddily must, muddily must;
Muddily do, muddily do, muddily do, muddily do,
Until we bust, bodily bust, bodily bust, bodily bust.
I like to think I have some expertise in reading medical research papers, then trying to work out what they really mean, rather than what they say they mean. I even gritted my teeth and wrote the book Doctoring Data in order to help people understand the endless games and manipulations that are played with research studies.

I analysed the power of money to distort research findings, in ways such that black can be magically turned into white.

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Objective:Health - ‌Deconstructing the Covid Narrative with Investigative Journalist Rosemary Frei

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Today on Objective:Health we interview independent investigative journalist Rosemary Frei. Rosemary has an MSc in molecular biology from the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Calgary, was a freelance medical writer and journalist for 22 years before she had had enough of the industry, the lies, the shady Big Pharma influence and moved on to dig deep and report the Truth. Rosemary has written for OffGuardian, Global Research and you can find many of her articles on Sott.net. You can also follow her on Twitter @RosemaryFreiTO

Join us for a fascinating discussion on the great Covid swindle, vaccines, viruses and dubious "fact-checking" organizations. She goes into detail about how little is actually known about SARS-CoV-2 and what the implications are for the vaccine, testing, immunity passports and even the state of the research itself.

You won't want to miss this one!


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Links to sources discussed in the show:

Rosemary Frei and Patrick Corbett's article on the revelations from a whistle-blowing Bulgarian pathologist:
"No one has died from the coronavirus"

Rosemary Frei's article fact-checking the 'fact checkers' on the Bulgarian pathologist's revelations:
Fact-Checking a "Fact-Checker": A Response to HealthFeedback.org

Rosemary Frei and Amory Devereux's article on how the novel coronavirus doesn't fulfill Koch's postulates:
Scientists Have Utterly Failed to Prove that the Coronavirus Fulfills Koch's Postulates

Rosemary Frei's article on deaths in long-term-care homes:
Were conditions for high death rates at Care Homes created on purpose?

Corbett Report interview of Rosemary Frei regarding her article on deaths in long-term-care homes:
Corbett Report: Rosemary Frei on how the high death rate in Care Homes was created on purpose

Rosemary Frei's article on Bill Gates revealing the reason behind the lockdown:
Did Bill Gates Just Reveal the Reason Behind the Lock-Downs?

The lengthy and excellent article about what happened to Dr. Andrew Wakefield:
L'affaire Wakefield: Shades of Dreyfus & BMJ's Descent into Tabloid Science

And the 54-tweet thread by Rosemary describing the main points in the article about Dr. Wakefield (written in response to three people on Twitter who challenged her assertions that the article clearly shows Dr. Wakefield's reputation was destroyed unjustly):
https://twitter.com/RosemaryFreiTO/status/1084674128060153856
https://twitter.com/RosemaryFreiTO/status/1084677791516225536
https://twitter.com/RosemaryFreiTO/status/1084681568822603776

The study Rosemary referenced that compares vaccinated and unvaccinated children:
Analysis of health outcomes in vaccinated and unvaccinated children: Developmental delays, asthma, ear infections and gastrointestinal disorders, Brian S Hooker 1 , Neil Z Miller 2

The testimony by a US pediatrition about the dangers of vaccines:
Dr. Lawrence Palevsky Testimony: Unvaccinated Children Are "The Healthiest Children I've Ever Seen"

For other health-related news and more, you can find us on:

♥Twitter: https://twitter.com/objecthealth
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♥And you can check out all of our previous shows (pre YouTube) here.

Running Time: 00:49:38

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