A systematic review of studies that involved nearly half a million people concluded that people who used nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are at increased risk of heart attacks. People who used a higher dose of NSAIDs were at greater risk.… [read]
The prevailing beliefs around pharmaceuticals in America are that prescription drugs are safe if used according to directions, over-the-counter drugs are even safer – that’s why they don’t require a prescription, and pharmaceutical complications are rare.
Drugs aren’t as safe… [read]
In 1997, the FDA decided to relax the guidelines pertaining to televised pharmaceutical ads. In the following years, direct-to-consumer ads took off from a $12 million dollar business to a $4.1 billion dollar business by 2006. In 2011, it was… [read]