Overdosed America

The Broken Promise of American Medicine

Overdosed America: The Broken Promise of American Medicine
Overdosed America: The Broken Promise of American Medicine

Americans pay extraordinary amounts for health care that is not measurably better than other, less expensive care elsewhere and, as a result, Dr. John Abramson believes that Americans are over diagnosed and overmedicated. In his book Overdosed America: The Broken Promise of American Medicine, Dr. Abramson investigates the commercialization of medicine at every stage, from deceptive clinical trials to aggressive pharmaceutical advertising. Read about how more care isn't necessarily better care in this excerpt.


Overdosed America

Overdosed America
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Could you imagine making 4.6 billion calls in a month?

That's how many robocalls Americans received in February this year. And when your phone is ringing endlessly with scammers asking about your car's warranty, a free cruise, or even a scary warning about your insurance coverage, it can definitely seem like all the calls are going to you. So what do you do when you get one of these fake calls and how do you protect your personal information and money from cons? Here are the important steps to take.

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