Category: prescriptions

Drug ads sell disease

August 29, 2006 | No comments yet

Check out an insightful csmonitor.com article on how drug ads sell sickness to promote their products. The article reports that in the effort of pharmaceutical companies to create new disease markets, they’re frightening people into taking more prescriptions than they

Pill pushers

May 2, 2006 | 2 comments

Have you noticed how aggressively pharmaceutical companies have been pushing their pills? Forbes magazine claims Big Pharma’s focus is more market-driven than ever. Billions are spent on ad campaigns aimed at convincing consumers they need more medicine. Drug firms have