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The danger of new drugs

Dear Editor:It amazed me to read another article about new drugs being marketed without studies or knowledge about whether they are effective or dangerous. Does this seem wrong and scary to anyone else? This is another example of the dangers people are exposed to. A few years ago there were statistics that stated that 52 percent of new drugs are removed from the marketplace within two years. The reason for this was that there were either serious side effects or death caused by these prescription drugs.People need to take responsibility for their own health. What you don’t know may kill you! There are statistics and information available that would blow your mind if you were to take the time to do a little research. I realize that the search for better health can lead to looking for any solution. But we must accept the responsibility for our own health and look into what it is that we are putting into our bodies. The truth of the matter is that pharmaceutical companies are driven by huge profits and greed. Sadly, the health and well-being of a person may not be the priority it should be to them.Good health can be achieved by simply abiding by healthy lifestyle choices and methods that enhance and enable the body’s innate ability to heal and regulate itself. It pays to be aware and to take responsibility for the choices you make when it concerns your health.Dr. Tom Lankering, D.C.Aspen


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