May 7th, 201011145Profits in the pharmaceutical sector have gone up in a recession. The increased demand for pills is partly due to doctors seeing drugs as the only answer whereas in fact there are non pharmaceutical options too.
March 26th, 201011081Arguments over health continue to center on paying for disease services.There would be less to argue about if people were healthier.One of the pillars of health is exercise. A politician who exercises is actually setting a good example.
March 13th, 20100936Health reform is hot news in Australia as well as the USA. All the arguments miss or avoid the main point in the search for ways to fund more services.The solution is to reduce demand for services by focusing on people being healthy.
March 2nd, 201001025An Australian study has criticized doctors for not prescribing enough pills to treat risk factors for disease.Yet it makes no recommendations about doctors advising their patients about things they can do to be healthy without drugs.