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15 June 2014 @ 06:17 am
Brain pills  
A cynical look at the prescription biz

Thanx to Slate Star Codex
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et in Arcadia egobooapostle_of_eris on June 15th, 2014 05:30 pm (UTC)
"cynical" and "prescription biz" . . . isn't that redundant?

“Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress; but I repeat myself.”
— Mark Twain
El Coyote Gordo: Blackaddersupergee on June 15th, 2014 05:55 pm (UTC)
Twain got it backwards. Many idiots are not members of Congress.
msrat1900 on June 15th, 2014 11:05 pm (UTC)
My hospital stocks plain ol' fish oil. I know, because I spent way more time than any rational person would wish to in the hospital during the past two years, and they never failed to give me my fish-oil capsule. It was on my list of prescription meds, having been prescribed by a succession of doctors.

But then I live in a state where most things are still done rationally. Not everything, mind you.