Saturday, January 19, 2008

What You Don't Know Could Hurt You

Another disgusting revelation about drug companies and what they do with research that shows their drug might not do much for you. You guessed it: Circular file!

In other words, the data your shrink is going by in prescribing an antidepressant might not be the whole story. Just the part that sells the drug. Even worse, drug companies bury reports of untoward side effects or get the the analysis rejiggered to make them go away (as with Vioxx).

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