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  1. [YIKES!] Diet drug linked to today’s DEADLIEST cancers

    Whatever you do… NEVER tell a mainstream doc you’re DYING to lose weight.

    Because whether he knows it or not… he just might make your “dying” wish come true!

    I only wish that were an exaggeration.

    But an alarming new report reveals that the feds KNEW about a deadly risk linked to a popular diet drug.

    They knew about it… and did NOTHING for years!

    Now – FINALLY! -- the FDA has taken action and YANKED the drug off the market.

    But don’t let that reassure you.

    As you’ll see in a moment, this is more PROOF that the feds are working overtime to protect the drug companies… and NOT you!

    The TRUE toll of a weight-loss drug

    The drug lorcaserin, a.k.a. Belviq, was approved a few years back with all the hype and fanfare you’d expect.

    A game-changer! A miracle! A dieter’s dream!

    Except… it WASN’T a dream at all.

    If anything, it was a NIGHTMARE, as dieters reported some of the screwiest side effects you can imagine…

    Like “unexpected or excess milk flow from the breasts” and “cool, pale skin.”

    Think about that. You lose all your color… turn cold… and then start leaking milk.

    What the heck kinda diet is this???

    That’s on top the of usual array of nausea, chills, sweats, bloody urine , etc. etc. etc.

    But NOT ONE of those risks is the reason they pulled it off the market.

    There’s a bigger one -- cancer.

    An analysis in the New England Journal of Medicine linked the drug to some of the deadliest forms of the disease:

    • colorectal cancer
    • pancreatic cancer
    • lung cancer
    • liver and bile duct cancers, and
    • leukemia.

    OK, so what’s the big deal? They saw the risk and pulled the drug, right?

    WRONG!

    The FDA first spotted this cancer connection back in 2012, when they gave the drug the OK. But they left it alone.

    They let patients take the drug and face those risks… for 8 YEARS… before finally taking action just months ago.

    They not only approved it knowing the risks… they also approved it knowing that drug does ALMOST NOTHING for most people.

    Sure, they can SAY it’s twice as good as a placebo at helping people lose weight…

    But in real terms, just 40% of the folks on the drug lost at least 5% of their body weight, compared to 17 percent on a placebo.

    The rest – the vast majority – got only disappointment.

    There’s a better way.

    Swear off carbs!

    That’s the entire plan. No need to buy books… swallow pills… or follow any special program.

    But…

    It’s not easy for everyone. As a nation, we’re practically ADDICTED to carbs.

    So, let me give you a little cheat…

    There’s another way to JUMPSTART weight loss that I almost got in trouble for recommending years ago.

    Now, it’s quickly turning into a mainstream recommendation!

    It’s called fasting -- and I don’t mean starving yourself like some kinda mountain guru.

    There’s an easier form called “intermittent” fasting, which allows, for example…

    • eating “normal,” but only within a certain time window each day (say, 10am-6pm), OR
    • eating “normal” for 4-5 days a week, but with severe restrictions on the 2-3 remaining days.

    A Google search for “intermittent fasting” will get you what you need to get started.

    Just beware of one potential downside they DON’T mention…

    Fasting is a great way to FORCE OUT toxins, and on the one hand that’s GOOD. But on the other, it could lead to toxins entering the bloodstream from your fat cells, which could leave you feeling lousy early on.

    That should pass over time, as those toxins are eventually CHASED out of your body altogether.

  2. [BREAKTHROUGH] Save your prostate from AGGRESSIVE cancers!

    Stop the presses, guys!

    If you have prostate cancer

    If your own doc has warned you this is the “worry about it” type of tumor… and you’re in line for treatment…

    I’ve got the news you’ve been DESPERATE to hear.

    Because new research reveals a treatment option that can STOP the cancer

    Without WRECKING your life.

    You know what I mean. Those “down there” problems guys face after treatment.

    But this new option practically ELIMINATES that risk!

    In many ways, it’s the game-changer the WORLD’S been waiting for – preventing misery, while ensuring longer survival and better health.

    NEW prostate treatment changes EVERYTHING

    We’re THANKFULLY long past the “bad old days”… where EVERY case of prostate cancer meant aggressive surgery to RIP the thing out.

    Nowadays, most early-stage tumors AREN’T treated… or treated only MINIMALLY.

    But it gets dicey from there.

    Once you’re past the low risk category… they’re back to the old heave-ho…

    TEARING out even moderate-risk tumors with some of the most aggressive treatments possible.

    There’s surgerydrugsradiation

    And who knows? They might even treat you to the trifecta.

    Any ONE of these treatments can make you say goodbye to your sex life… and hello to adult diapers.

    But new research reveals another option.

    It’s one that can…

    • SHRINK the tumor
    • STOP the spread
    • CUT the risk, and
    • SAVE your life.

    And it can do it with virtually NO risk of those debilitating quality-of-life problems!

    It’s a form of ultrasound, given with high intensity and highly focused…

    And that’s pretty much the treatment’s name, HIFU (high-intensity focused ultrasound).

    This minimally invasive treatment blasts SOUND WAVES at the tumor…

    KILLING the cancer while SAVING the prostate itself.

    No need to slice it out. And no need to blast radiation at the poor thing, either.

    The guys in the new study all had a Grade Group 2 or greater cancer. But two years after treatment, 91% had avoided the need for more aggressive treatments, including radiation and/or surgery.

    They also reported ZERO major complications… including ZERO deaths and ZERO fistula cases…

    And only 13% of patients reported even minor complaints.

    Most significantly, there was ZERO impact on continence.

    No leaks… no drips… and NO diapers!

    The treatment also had minimal effect on sex function -- and we know from other studies even that usually clears up fast, so you can get back to the birds-and-bees stuff in a flash.

    The only downside to the treatment is this…

    It’s HARDLY used here!

    It’s more common in Europe -- but there are some places here in the U.S. that offer it.

    And with studies like this, you can bet it’ll become even more common in a hurry.

    Search online for the Focused Ultrasound Foundation for more on where it’s available… and of course talk to your own doc if you think it might work for your case.

    In Your Corner,

    Dr. Allan Spreen

    P.S. Patients are awakening to the HORRORS of conventional cancer treatments… and learning the truth about alternative treatments that really WORK… without toxic side effects.

    Click here to find out why that’s got the mainstream running SCARED.

  3. Benzo drugs not as safe as once claimed [30MM Americans… HOODWINKED?]

    The FDA was just CAUGHT in the middle of a HUGE lie. And you’ll never guess who finally exposed the truth. They BUSTED themselves! It would be HILARIOUS… if it weren’t so ENRAGING. The feds just quietly updated the guidance on a popular class of medications used by millions of Americans… especially seniors. And this update UNDERMINES just about EVERYTHING...
  4. [DANGER in your mouth] FDA finally admits some fillings are TOXIC!

    Hey, you know those fillings you got – the “silver” ones with the mercury in them that they SWORE up and down were totally safe? Yeah, THOSE fillings… Well, my friend, the FDA just issued a startling confession. They just admitted that they were WRONG about those fillings. They’re NOT safe for millions of Americans, especially older folks. And by...
  5. PROOF! Everything you’ve heard about cholesterol is WRONG

    If you’re SO OVER the idea that all your favorite foods are somehow “bad” for you… If you’re SICK to death of being treated like a human pincushion for constant cholesterol checks… And if you’re just plain FED UP with taking drugs to cut your LDL… and battling the side effects that come along for the ride… Then I’ve got...
  6. Crazy new ER plan for stroke: BEAT the CLOCK!

    Remember Alan Funt? People would find themselves in the most absurd situations… then be asked to smile, because YOU’RE on “CANDID CAMERA!” This comic genius was crippled by a stroke in ’93, then died a few years later… So you gotta believe he’d just LOVE the kooky irony of the latest stroke “treatment.” It sounds like a wild idea he...
  7. [BREAKING] This ‘everywhere’ chemical is even MORE poisonous than we thought

    I just LOVE the old crime flicks -- especially the ones where they’re trying to commit the “perfect” murder. Spoiler alert: They NEVER pull it off! Of course, real life ain’t the movies. Out here, they’re KILLING folks all the time… leaving ZERO trace… and NOT getting caught. Could YOU be their next victim? I know I sound like a...
  8. The doctor’s FIRST choice for gout… is also one of the WORST!

    Imagine fuel that causes your car to STOP… or a meal that makes you HUNGRIER. Or, try to picture an air conditioner that makes your room HOTTER! That’s nothing compared to what you could get from a popular drug for gout -- one that has the FULL backing of the mainstream. Because BEFORE it makes you better… it can make...
  9. Spot a doc who’s NOTHING but trouble… from miles away!

    I swear, you can’t even turn your darned back for a SECOND in this business. Because the moment you do… The moment you let your guard down… The moment you think nothing could possibly go wrong now… That’s EXACTLY when they stick it to ya! A staggering new report shows how the mainstream medical industry has been PROTECTING itself… by...
  10. REPORT: What ‘aspirin therapy’ can REALLY do to seniors [Yikes!]

    Every time I see yet another aspirin commercial, I’ve gotta wonder… What in the HECK ever happened to truth in advertising??? Clearly, it’s a concept that DOESN’T exist anymore… Because if they were REALLY forced to give you the truth… they wouldn’t be ALLOWED to market it as some heart-saving wonder drug. They’d have to show frantic phone calls… ambulance...
  11. FDA label change spells BAD NEWS for diabetes patients

    Scary drug warnings have you down? Well, friend, the FDA is here for you. The agency just took action to make millions of American diabetics feel better about a popular diabetes med… One that’s been linked to horrific side effects… including a warning about foot amputations… right on the label. You’d have to be NUTS to take this drug with...
  12. Do YOU need a probiotic? Here’s what the SCIENCE says!

    They’ll DISMISS you… and they’ll DISRESPECT you. And they’ll do it in a single word! Ask a mainstream doc… even a supposed expert… about a natural therapy… And they’ll look down their nose at ya and sniff “unproven.” The goal isn’t just to get off the topic. It’s to make you feel like such a dum-dum… that you’ll never ask...
  13. [Senior alert] The key to a frustration-free ‘virtual visit’ with your doctor

    They make it sound so simple, don’t they? Wanna see your doc, just fire up your computer or cellphone… and you can do EVERYTHING from the comfort of your sofa. Sounds GREAT. Why didn’t we think of this YEARS ago??? Well, when you actually try it out… you SEE why we didn’t think of this years ago. They call it...
  14. EXPOSED: The ABSURD new claims behind flu & pneumonia shots

    They’ll say just about ANYTHING to get you to roll up your sleeve for a flu shot or pneumonia jab. That’s true ANY year. But that’s extra-extra-extra true this year, where they’re starting early with the annual propaganda push for vaccination against flu and pneumonia. They must REALLY want you to line up and get your shots… Because they’re out...
  15. [SHOCKER] What’s REALLY hiding in your ‘organic’ food

    You’d think shelling out extra scratch for organics would give you BETTER… CLEANER… and SAFER food. You’d THINK that… but you’d be WRONG! In too many cases, that “ORGANIC” label screaming at you from the front of the package is little more than a SCAM – one that’s aimed at separating you from your hard-earned cash. In some cases, what’s...
  16. New diet study trashes ALL the foods you love! [GARBAGE advice]

    The American public is absolutely FED UP with years of nauseating diet advice. QUIT this… GIVE UP that… and don’t you DARE try to have a meal you’ll actually enjoy. If you wanna live longer… you have to practically eat like a monk. Well, friend, a growing number of Americans are waking up to the fact that you CAN have...
  17. The SKIN-CRAWLING side effect of a popular diabetes drug [Ew!]

    The old saying is that they treat you like a number. But now, it’s even WORSE than that. They don’t even treat YOU – they just treat the NUMBERS! They’ve got their noses so deep in the chart with cholesterol… blood pressure… blood sugar… and everything else… That they barely even NOTICE the human being standing there. And if you...
  18. The SKIN-CRAWLING side effect of a popular diabetes drug [Ew!]

    The old saying is that they treat you like a number. But now, it’s even WORSE than that. They don’t even treat YOU – they just treat the NUMBERS! They’ve got their noses so deep in the chart with cholesterol… blood pressure… blood sugar… and everything else… That they barely even NOTICE the human being standing there. And if you...
  19. FDA cover-up… EXPOSING you to BIG risks? [Shocking New Report]

    If the FDA ever shut down… it would be an improvement! Because they’re not just FAILING to PROTECT you. No, my friend, it’s gone FAR past that point. These creeps are actively working AGAINST you… AIDING and ABETTING a massive Big Pharma fraud to rob you of both your dollars and your health. A new report blows the lid off...
  20. New Alzheimer’s ‘test’ raises hopes… but WON’T improve outcomes

    If the FDA were to debut a new slogan, it should be “much too little, way too late.” And if you think that’s an exaggeration… just take a look at their latest approval for Alzheimer’s disease. It’s not a CURE. It’s not even a TREATMENT… It’s a TEST that’s supposed to help figure out who’s at the highest risk… But...