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American Addict (2012)

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Riveting look at the politics, big business and the medical industry that has made America the most prescription-addicted society in the world. America is less than 5% of the World's ... See full summary »

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Riveting look at the politics, big business and the medical industry that has made America the most prescription-addicted society in the world. America is less than 5% of the World's population but consumes 80% of the World's prescription narcotics. We have gone from being the land of the free to the land of the addicted. Written by Anonymous

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Perhaps this documentary just appeals to my confirmation bias, but I think anybody who cares about their health and the health of their family members should watch this before blindly trusting the recommendation of their doctor and the FDA when it comes to the consumption of prescription medications. The pharmaceutical industry is just another glaring example of how the United States is sacrificing long term health for quick (huge) money. We are all responsible for what we put into our bodies, and we have a responsibility to be aware of how drugs get to market.

Watch this...be smarter.


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