RadioMD: The Dr. Decker Weiss Show
RadioMD: The Dr. Decker Weiss Show

Is Big Pharma Manipulating You?

November 4, 20139 min
A study, published in the Journal Mayo Clinic Proceedings, showed that seven out of 10 Americans take at least one prescription drug.You and everyone you know seem to take pharmaceuticals. Prescription drugs are medications that require a doctor’s order.  A study, published in the Journal Mayo Clinic Proceedings, showed that seven out of 10 Americans take at least one prescription drug. Some sources indicate that the misuse of prescription drugs, such as antidepressants, opioid and Oxycontin, has become a significant problem. Some prescription pharmaceuticals may be essential for pain management as well as in the treatment of acute and chronic diseases, but they can often be very addictive. Guest Dr. Gregory Smith, who produced the documentary “American Addict” discusses prescription drug addiction, as well as if pharmaceutical companies are manipulating you.

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