Selling Sickness 2013
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HEAR THE PEOPLE COMMENT ON OVERTREATMENT

HEAR THE PEOPLE COMMENT ON OVERTREATMENT

The New York Times health columnist, Tara Parker-Pope, is focusing on overtreatment in her contributions to “The Agenda,” a blog following the major issues of the election: Economy, World, Health, Security, Planet (I guess that’s […]

Aug, 28
THE MEANING BEHIND THE LOGO

THE MEANING BEHIND THE LOGO

What is the Selling Sickness 2013 logo saying? ¬†We thought long and hard about how to communicate our goal for the spirit of this conference, not just our antipathy towards disease mongering. Pills or other […]

Aug, 24
OVERDIAGNOSIS IN THE NEWS – WATCH OUT FOR DISEASE CREEP

OVERDIAGNOSIS IN THE NEWS – WATCH OUT FOR DISEASE CREEP

Every week seems to bring important news about overdiagnosis, either in terms of medical guidelines, scientific papers, investigative revelations, or whistleblower disclosure. The big news this week (so far!) has to do with the “management” […]

Aug, 15
Welcome to our blog – submit your conference proposal soon

Welcome to our blog – submit your conference proposal soon

This is Leonore Tiefer starting off our conference blog from New York. There are already many wonderful blogs and books and videos about disease-mongering – overdiagnosis, overtreatment, overmarketing, overmedicalization, conflicts of interest – and we […]

Aug, 07

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