“When you’re injured they feed you, feed you, feed you. It’s addictive.”


We spend roughly $300 billion annually on pharmaceutical drugs – nearly as much as the rest of the world combined. Prescription drugs play a vital role in helping patients who need them.But too many drugs are being marketed to patients who don’t need them, and sometimes these drugs do more harm than good.

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