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Old 08-17-2018, 10:06 AM
 
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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
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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:

https://youtu.be/lNFuEcy5ekg
https://youtu.be/2YU5cr7MLu0
https://youtu.be/nM6EICA0w6w
 
Old 08-17-2018, 10:25 AM
 
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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
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