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4 of the Most Commonly Prescribed Drugs That May Be a Lot More Risky Than Pharma Is Letting On

They are so common no one thinks twice about them: drug ads that tell you about a disease you might have, a pill that could treat it, and tell you to “ask your doctor” if the pill is right for you. Until 1997, such direct-to-consumer ads did not exist because without a doctor’s recommendation, how could people know if the …