Patients Need Education Not Medication

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Educate don’t medicate

For the second time in a few weeks mainstream medicine is featured on an ABC  television program in an unfavourable light. Last time it was four corners showing wasted medical procedures that cost the Australian health budget $46m per year  for no or very little gain. One of their own Dr Norman Swan presented this program and it was very critical of a lot of medical procedures that had never been scientifically researched, so much for evidence based medicine it seems. Last nights ABC Catalyst – Too much medicine (27/10/2015)   showed how doctors are using medicines that not only lack scientific proof of efficacy but have been shown to harm patients.Continue reading