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Continuing the thread of the difficulty of making good decisions about prescription drugs:

It appears that many of us think that FDA approval of a drug means safer and better…Not so fast:

Once again, Steve Woloshin at the White River Junction VA Med Ctr and his Dartmouth colleagues shine a spotlight on a topic where our decision-making is hindered by a combination of pharmaceutical advertising and lack of clarity about the role (and limitations) of the FDA.

Here’s the link to the abstract of the study:


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