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New Prescription Diet Drug

by pharmacy on August 22, 2012

New Diet Drugs Slug it Out on the Prescription Market -What’s the Difference?

For the first time in 13 years, the FDA has approved two new prescription diet drugs Belviq, manufactured by Arena Pharmaceuticals, and Qsymia, from Vivus Pharmaceuticals. While both drugs are designed for weight loss, they are by no means the same. [click to continue…]

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The Diet Industry: Is it all just a lie?

by pharmacy on August 17, 2011

It’s hard to believe that the diet industry rakes in so many billions of dollars a year, but it does. Upwards of $40 billion in the U.S. alone. In the meantime, Americans just keep getting fatter and the number of diabetics keeps growing. Millions of people rush to buy prepared frozen dinners, weight loss shakes, and the latest extract of miracle food the health guru du jour is pushing. Even as the global economy takes a nosedive, the diet industry continues to soar. Why haven’t consumers wised up? [click to continue…]

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