Pharmacists should be looking out for any serious reactions among their customers who are able to buy a growing range of powerful drugs over the counter. ...
DON'T GROW OLD: Or don't take the drugs
While I agree that drug-nutrient interactions are complex, with much yet to be learned, I feel that Alternatives (WDDTY vol 14 no 4) did not provide a balanced view. It could even provide more ammunition to the anti-food-supplement lobby.
DRUGS FOR THE ELDERLY: They're a health hazard (the drugs, that is)
In 1994, I was prescribed HRT together with thyroxine for no proven reason and without monitoring. My excellent health of 30 years from taking 100 mcg of thyroxine changed.
MMR: A reaction that they can't deny
NURSE, THE SCREENS: Hospitals are killing too many patients
Acellular pertussis (whooping cough) vaccines have been developed because they are supposed to be safer and more efficient than the earlier, whole-cell versions.
PATIENT POWER: OK, but just don't tell 'em