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Dr. David Healy

Psychiatrist, Psychopharmacologist, Scientist, and Author

April 9, 2012

Pharmaceutical companies have hijacked healthcare in America, and the results are life-threatening. Dr. David Healy, internationally respected psychiatrist, psychopharmacologist, scientist, and author, documents a riveting and terrifying story that affects us all in PHARMAGEDDON.

Reversing the trend of the past century, life expectancy in the US has already dropped compared to other advanced countries. “We are in a world where increasingly we need protection from the latest miracle cure to ensure we do not die prematurely.”

The global market for pharmaceuticals is US$900 billion, but apart from cancer drugs, few new drugs target disease. The bestsellers are “lifestyle” or “risk management” drugs: antidepressants and other psychotropic drugs ($60 billion), cholesterol-lowering statins ($34 billion), blood sugar-lowering hypoglycemics ($24 billion), acid reflux drugs ($26 billion), and treatments for osteoporosis and sexual ”dysfunction.”

Drug side effects range from discomfort through emotional problems to death. Only 1 in 7 new drugs are superior to existing ones. Not realizing this, millions take the 6 in 7 drugs that are less (or no more) effective, even though they have not been properly tested for risks of harm, often with grave consequences. At least 1.5 million US hospitalizations a year and about 129,000 hospital deaths are caused by serious drug reactions. Yet, fewer than 5% of serious side effects are even reported. Adverse side effects reported by patients and doctors are discounted as “anecdotal”. As a result many are dying unnecessarily from heart attacks, suicide, homicide and strokes.

How did the drug companies capture our doctors and medical care? Dr. Healy draws back the curtain to expose the secrets that enable them to circumvent protections, such as controlled trials, evidence-based medicine, and regulatory approvals. He reveals the role of medical ghostwriters in supporting “off-label” prescribing and criticizes organized medicine for failing patients. He also demonstrates how statistics are manipulated to hide unwanted outcomes and inconvenient deaths.

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