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Remember when you ate too much ice cream as a kid and afterwards your tummy ached? Fast forward to your adult experience. What if the drug you are taking is too high a dosage or has side effects? A tummy ache may be the least of your worries given the other possible adverse effects.
According to experts in drug policy, many Canadians are over-medicated and at risk from the effects of pharmaceutical drugs.
This article was published on Simcoe.com on April 17, 2013.
In his testimony before the Senate Health Committee in 2009, Dr. Dean Ornish, founder and president of the California-based Preventative Medicine Research Institute (PMRI) and professor of medicine at University of California, San Francisco, made it clear that the road to better health is not paved with new drugs and high-tech surgery but by maintaining healthy habits.
This article by Eric Nelson was published in the Washington Times on April 4, 2013.