Prescription Drug Dangers You’re Not Aware Of

Ben Goldacre discusses what doctors don’t know about the drugs they recommend to their patients. Ben shares this on TED Talks, and I thought it was a fascinating brief lecture on prescription drug dangers you’re not aware of.

When a new drug gets tested, the results of the trials should be published for the rest of the medical world — except much of the time, negative or inconclusive findings go unreported, leaving doctors and researchers in the dark.


This is certainly misleading and needs to be corrected. But a side note is the fact that prescription drugs are so dangerous, we need to really, truly understand what it is we are putting in our bodies in the assumption we are moving towards healing ourselves.

TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world’s leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less).

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