U.S. CitiesCity-Data Forum Index
Go Back   City-Data Forum > General Forums > Health and Wellness
Please register to participate in our discussions with 2 million other members - it's free and quick! Some forums can only be seen by registered members. After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads.
View detailed profile (Advanced) or search
site with Google Custom Search

Search Forums  (Advanced)
Closed Thread Start New Thread
Old 08-17-2018, 10:06 AM
3,364 posts, read 928,435 times
Reputation: 2571


Originally Posted by reneeh63 View Post
It's because we're all so stooooopid...please help us to understand! ...are the people on tv really all actors and they are just acting?
Maybe you are smart enough to know the drug ads don't reflect reality. But SuzyQ seems to have been convinced by them.

Old 08-17-2018, 10:23 AM
Location: A place that's too cold
4,085 posts, read 4,053,788 times
Reputation: 10071
Originally Posted by Good4Nothin View Post
We get powerful and insistent messages from the drug industry. They influence the government and the FDA, and the popular news outlets. These messages overshadow the simple truths about the importance of lifestyle.

Research funded by drug companies cannot be trusted. No, I don't recommend going off the deep end into conspiracy theory land. But at least do some searching for other points of view. You will be appalled at some of what is going on.
Ok, I decided to Google for some Lipitor commercials. And guess what? EVERY one that I watched talked about diet and exercise. Here are some examples:

Old 08-17-2018, 10:25 AM
360 posts, read 433,040 times
Reputation: 486
From seeing loved ones die, I know that if you don't die from a lousy lifestyle in one big heart attack in your 70's or 80's, your gonna die in your 90's a long torturous death starving and thirsty in a hospital bed, all doped up. So I don't think anything matters.
Old 08-17-2018, 11:37 AM
Location: too far from the sea
18,014 posts, read 17,167,297 times
Reputation: 30157
my posts as moderator will be in red. Moderator: Health&Wellness~Genealogy. The Rules--read here>>> TOS. If someone attacks you, do not reply. Hit REPORT.
Please register to post and access all features of our very popular forum. It is free and quick. Over $68,000 in prizes has already been given out to active posters on our forum. Additional giveaways are planned.

Detailed information about all U.S. cities, counties, and zip codes on our site: City-data.com.

Closed Thread

Over $104,000 in prizes was already given out to active posters on our forum and additional giveaways are planned!

Go Back   City-Data Forum > General Forums > Health and Wellness
Similar Threads
Follow City-Data.com founder on our Forum or

All times are GMT -6.

2005-2018, Advameg, Inc.

City-Data.com - Archive 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35 - Top