Did you know that 30 years ago few people had even heard of osteoporosis? In the early 1980s the pharmaceutical industry launched a massive campaign to promote awareness of what was a very rare disease characterized by brittle and fragile bones. Suddenly, there erupted a lot of fear among people. Doctors—also buying into the propaganda—felt inclined to identify and treat patients for the disease.
A World Health Organization group, funded by three major pharmaceutical companies, came… Continue
Posted on January 18, 2010 at 11:39am