Tag: medication overuse

Why Modern Medicine Is a Major Threat to Public Health

From The Guardian: "Rather than address the root cause of these conditions through lifestyle changes, we prioritise drugs that give – at best –...

Richard Smith: The Case for Medical Nihilism and “Gentle Medicine”

From The BMJ Opinion: Most practising doctors are instinctive medical nihilists, argues Richard Smith. Jacob Stegenga, a philosopher of science in Cambridge, has written a closely...