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FDA Seeks Prescription Drug Vending Machine

Posted By admin On May 10, 2012 @ 2:55 am In Sci Tech | Comments Disabled

Anthony Gucciardi
Prisonplanet.com
May 10, 2012

Would you purchase prescription drugs from a vending machine? Thanks to a new move by the FDA to allow the public to diagnose themselves with conditions and purchase the appropriate pharmaceuticals from a vending machine, it may become a reality. By simply visiting a ‘drug kiosk’ in a mall or drug store, you may soon be able to buy drugs that treat health conditions [1] like high blood pressure, high cholesterol, asthma, and migraines.

Furthermore, it would be as simple as answering an online questionnaire at this kiosk to obtain drugs that currently require prescriptions. Prescription medications like antibiotics, which are currently being rampantly and unnecessarily given to patients on such a scale that they are majorly contributing to antibiotic-resistant [2] diseases that medical professionals are currently concerned over.

Those backing the idea claim that it would be an effective method of handing out more pharmaceuticals to ‘those who need it’. In contrast, many professionals highlight the fact that most consumers do not have a strong medical understanding and it could lead to serious problems. In addition, the vending machine could massively increase pharmaceutical drug use, which kills more individuals [2]per year than traffic fatalities. Pharmaceutical painkillers in specific are responsible for more deaths [3] than heroin and cocaine combined.

Instead of distributing even more pharmaceuticals to consumers, perhaps the FDA should focus on solutions that do not require risky pharmaceuticals that on average contain 70 side effect [4]. As a powerful alternatives to antibiotics, garlic is now [5] being identified as a natural yet extremely potent method of fighting common food-borne illness that antibiotics are often prescribed to treat.

Of course this is not the only instance of pharmaceutical drugs damaging the human body and being outperformed by natural alternatives. Amazingly, it was shown by scientists that pharmaceutical cancer drugs, promoted by many as the only choice for cancer sufferers, actually breed massive tumors [6] and kill patients more quickly. Meanwhile, research on the health benefits of turmeric [7] is continually showing that the spice is an effective at combating cancer and shrinking tumors.

Additional sources:

FDA Prescription Vending Machine [8]

This post first appeared at Natural Society [9]


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[1] health conditions: http://naturalsociety.com/health-conditions/

[2] contributing to antibiotic-resistant: http://naturalsociety.com/big-pharma-creates-resistant-white-plague-through-mass-drugging/

[3] more deaths: http://naturalsociety.com/more-deaths-from-painkillers-than-cocaine-heroin/

[4] 70 side effect: http://naturalsociety.com/drug-labels-contain-70-negative-side-effects-on-average/

[5] garlic is now: http://naturalsociety.com/scientists-garlic-fights-common-illness-better-than-antibiotics/

[6] breed massive tumors: http://naturalsociety.com/deadly-cancer-drugs-make-cancer-worse-and-kill-patients-more-quickly/

[7] health benefits of turmeric: http://naturalsociety.com/overcoming-pharmaceuticals-top-health-benefits-of-turmeric/

[8] FDA Prescription Vending Machine: http://www.ihealthbeat.org/special-reports/2012/fda-looking-into-use-of-technology-tools-to-help-people-selfdiagnose-obtain-medications.aspx

[9] Natural Society: http://naturalsociety.com/fda-seeks-prescription-drug-vending-machine/

[10] FDA Approves New Big Pharma Pill Solution for Prescription Drug Addiction: http://www.prisonplanet.com/fda-approves-new-big-pharma-pill-solution-for-prescription-drug-addiction.html

[11] Prescription drug abuse exceeds heroin, cocaine and ecstasy combined: http://www.prisonplanet.com/prescription-drug-abuse-exceeds-heroin-cocaine-and-ecstasy-combined.html

[12] Sheriffs want database of prescription drug users: http://www.prisonplanet.com/sheriffs-want-database-of-prescription-drug-users.html

[13] Nearly 7 in 10 Americans Are On Prescription Drugs: http://www.prisonplanet.com/nearly-7-in-10-americans-are-on-prescription-drugs.html

[14] FDA proposes bypassing doctors, selling prescription drugs over the counter: http://www.prisonplanet.com/fda-proposes-bypassing-doctors-selling-prescription-drugs-over-the-counter.html

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