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Eye of the beholder

There are good drugs, there are bad drugs and there are questionable drugs.

But except in cases where a drug is clearly harming people (like, say, making them drop dead of heart attacks in droves), the value of a drug is a matter of perspective. Some argue that we overmedicate people, particularly in the Western nations, and others say we need to have more pills for everything. One person’s passion for developing a drug for an orphan disease is another person’s idea of a waste of money.

In any case, on this fall Friday, let the following image remind you that sometimes, it’s all a matter of perspective:

Have a good weekend, everyone.

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October 1, 2010 - Posted by | Uncategorized | , , ,

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