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Medicalizing people

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VNR with host Mike Cavalli

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Last year Medicine killed more people than in motor accidents.
ABC reported in 2009 that an estimated 37, 485 people died or suffered brain damage due to long term prescription drug use. “Surpassing the toll of traffic accidents by 1,201.”

Pregnant mums taking miscarriage prevention drug decades ago may have put their girls at risk of infertility and cancers
A new study reveals that a drug that was taken by millions of pregnant women decades ago to prevent miscarriage and complications has put their daughters at higher risk for breast cancer and other health problems

Increasing levels of high-density lipoproteins, better known as HDL or "good" cholesterol, reduced the risk for heart attack and stroke among patients with diabetes. That's according to a new study appearing online today in The American Journal of Cardiology.