October 1st, 201001448When too many of us take too many drugs, there are consequences. These are both economic and human. The solution is to use drugs judiciously and not as a replacement for being responsible for what we put in our mouths.
July 11th, 20100905We are told that health care(ie disease care) spending will continue to rise. What if there were ways of reducing spending by not wasting money on treatments that do not actually help.
June 1st, 20100931When drugs are trialed before release it is for short time son relatively few people.After use by millions of people for many years unexpected consequences can emerge. We are starting to see this with widely used drugs.
May 7th, 201011125Profits 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.