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Do TV Commercials Tell the Truth About Drugs?

Howard J. Bennett, M.D. | Posted 07.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Howard J. Bennett, M.D.

There are many reasons to be skeptical when you see drugs ads on TV. Doctors don't like these ads because patients end up asking for the newest drugs even though older products may be safer, more effective and less expensive.

Do These Drug Ads Offend You?

Martha Rosenberg | Posted 04.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Martha Rosenberg

It's no secret that drug ads that sow hypochondria, raise health fears and "sell" diseases are often the most common -- and effective -- even when the drugs themselves are of questionable safety.