Robert Whitaker: America's Prescription Drug Epidemic


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The United States has one of the highest rates in the world of prescription drug use, especially for the psychiatric and anti-anxiety drug classes. The benefits of these drugs are marketed to us daily, but what about the downsides? What about the side effects? More importantly, do they even work? What does the data tell us? To answer these questions, we talk this week with Robert Whitaker, an American Journalist and author who has won numerous awards as a journalist covering medicine and science.

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