Pharmed Out: U.S. Practitioners and Big Pharm Harm More Than They Heal
June 18, 2012
U.S. Practitioners and Big Pharm Harm More Than They Heal, Notes from conference June 14-15, 2012.
An Article by Dr. Deborah Schumann, M.D. from conference at Georgetown, University.
Marketing: Americans spend 100 times more time exposed to drug and device ads than they spend face to face with their doctors. Barbara Mintzes, PhD. Therapeutic Initiative, Vancouver, Canada.
Drug mortality: Appropriately prescribed pharmaceuticals are the 4th leading cause of death in the U.S., while 2% of drugs are “life-saving.” Donald Light, PhD., University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey.
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