Overdosed America: The Broken Promise of American Medicine

Overdosed America: The Broken Promise of American Medicine

John Abramson


Using the examples of Vioxx, Celebrex, cholesterol-lowering statin medicines, and anti-depressants, Overdosed America indicates that on the center of the present main issue in American medication lies the commercialization of scientific wisdom itself.

Drawing on his heritage in information, epidemiology, and overall healthiness coverage, John Abramson, M.D., finds the ways that the drug businesses have misrepresented statistical facts, misled medical professionals, and compromised our healthiness. the excellent news is that the simplest clinical proof exhibits that reclaiming accountability in your personal healthiness is usually way more powerful than taking the newest blockbuster drug.

You—and your doctor—will be surprised through this unflinching exposé of yankee medicine.

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