Sunday House Call, #415, October 7, 2012 – Flawed studies, flawed drugs, and people die

Sunday House Call, #415, October 7, 2012

Topics today include: Doctor Dworkin reads an excerpt from a new book, Bad Pharma by Dr. Ben Goldacre, a scathing review of how medications and the research to discover them are rife with flaws. Your calls about recovery from knee replacement, a 74 year-old woman with depression and memory problems, post-operative swelling to the right hand and upper chest after a biceps tendon reattachment and a question about a product called Circulation Booster.