Episode 12 of the Wellness Zone Podcast with Dr. Barry Sears and Mary Perry. This week’s topic:
The Truth about Drug and Pharmaceutical Advertising”

We discuss:
00:00 What does “Number Needed to Treat” tell us?
1:09 Aspirin, from treating a headache to preventing a heart attack. How effective is it?
3:27 How effective are statins in preventing heart attacks?
5:24 Why are aspirin and statins thought of as wonder drugs?
5:41 Wonder drugs activate AMPK. As does Metabolic Engineering
6:39 Drug advertisers are here to take your money
7:24 Evidence-based medicine statistics found at https://thennt.com/
9:33 Why drug advertising is evasive about risks and side effects