7th June 2007
PRESCRIPTION FOR DISASTER
Another brilliant film by Gary Null!
Prescription for Disaster is an in-depth investigation into the symbiotic relationships between the pharmaceutical industry, the FDA, lobbyists,
lawmakers, medical schools, and researchers, and the impact this has on
consumers and their health care. During this thorough investigation, we
take a close look at patented drugs, why they are so readily prescribed
by doctors, the role insurance companies and HMO's play in promoting
compliance, and the problem of rising health care costs. We examine the
marketing and public relations efforts on behalf of the pharmaceutical
companies, including sales reps, medical journals and conferences.
Further, we look at alternatives to traditional pharmacology and drug
therapy, such as vitamins and nutritional supplements, and why they are
often perceived as a competitive threat to the drug manufacturers.
Alternative therapies also include diet, exercise and a healthy
Prescription for Disaster takes you on a journey
through the tangled web of big business, the way disease is treated
today, and the consequences we suffer as a society.
(from Video Provider)Website: www.garynull.com
Related: Drugging of Our Children