Docs Propose New Info Box for Drug Ads

What do you really know about the drugs you're taking? Dr. Steven Woloshin and Dr. Lisa Schwartz of Dartmouth University say that the answer for many people is "far too little." And they hope that a new study, which they plan to present to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration today, will result in the addition of an easily comprehensible box of information on the benefits and risks of a drug to its direct-to-consumer advertisements. In a report slated for publication in the Annals of Internal...Full Story
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