Women were placed in the way of harm by their physicians, who acted as unsuspecting patsies for the drug companies.
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The whole Premarin debacle speaks to the importance of putting purported therapies to the test (see for example Do Vitamin D Supplements Help with Diabetes, Weight Loss, and Blood Pressure? ( as well as to the power of big pharma (Eliminating Conflicts of Interest in Medical Research ( and medical community collusion (American Medical Association Complicity with Big Tobacco (
What about Plant-Based Bioidentical Hormones? ( Check out the video and find out.
In general patients (and doctors!) tend to wildly overestimate the efficacy of pills and procedures: Why Prevention is Worth a Ton of Cure ( Check out The Actual Benefit of Diet vs. Drugs (
Medical care in general may be the third leading cause of death in the United States. See How Doctors Responded to Being Named a Leading Killer (
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