Merck, the global pharmaceutical and chemical company that developed the osteoporosis drug, Fosamax, has recently lost two cases.   The most recent one – Scheinberg vs. Merck – puts Merck on the hot seat for failing to warn the consumer adequately about the extremely harmful side effects of Fosamax.  To read more about it, check out […]

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A reader recently wrote to ask me if I had taken a Dexascan to prove that my body is now healthy and my bones strong.  I replied to her that, after all the research I’ve done over the past four years, I no longer have any faith in Dexascan testing or what it purports to […]

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Kathy on January 8th, 2009

Check out this article by Gillian Sanson, author of The Myth of Osteoporosis, by clicking on the link. You may be shocked by what you read about the growing list of devastating side effects of bisphophonate drugs: Esophageal cancer, jaw bone necrosis, and giant floating osteoclasts!

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Check out this article on what’s wrong with Fosamax, and you may be a shocked as I was to find out that the phosphonates used in Fosamax are “in same chemical class as the cleaners used to remove soap scum from your bath tub.” If you’re taking Fosamax, Dr. Mercola states that you are filling […]

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Kathy on August 3rd, 2008

If you’ve been diagnosed with osteopenia, it means that your bone density test indicates that you have a lower bone density than normal, BUT not low enough to qualify as osteoporosis.  In osteopenia, bone density ranges between 1 and 2.5 standard deviations below the norm.  Osteoporosis is diagnosed  from anything more than 2.5 standard deviations […]

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