Every woman in the USA needs to read this article by Kathleen Slattery-Moschkau. We need to spread the word and do as she says in the last paragraph.
Posted March 13, 2009 | 01:45 PM (EST) “Pharma has done a masterful job of creating illness and reasons for us to take more pills. Shyness, road rage, and even menstruation can now be treated with a drug. Thus we have begun demanding drugs we often don’t need and that could have serious potential for harm and sometimes even death.”
“…companies first identify which issues in life women are most concerned and/or insecure about. They then develop their entire marketing campaign around those issues rather than the specific science of the drug. Big bucks go into finding the emotional hot button for any given pill or medical problem….Pharma knows how to play off of women’s deepest insecurities and our biggest dreams…and it works…We as women are marching into our doctors’ offices in record numbers demanding the latest and greatest pills we see on television.”
Here’s the article