In this thirteen-minute and twenty-nine second TEDMED Talk, Ben Goldacre, author of Bad Science: Quacks, Hacks, and Big Pharma Flacks,
reveals that drug trials with positive findings are twice as likely to be published than negative or inconclusive findings. Are pharmaceutical companies involved in this research fraud? More importantly, is the drug you are currently being prescribed safe?
Please check out the video!
If you can’t see the video, here is the TED link: What Doctors Don’t Know About the Drugs They Prescribe
When coaching clients who are committed to adopting the health and wellness lifestyle, they often come to me with the long-term goal of getting off prescription drugs because of certain side effects or an overall feeling of just not being themselves. Knowing that there is this publication bias on drug trials, what are you waiting for?
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We become what we think about!