French Doctors Claim Half of Prescribed Drugs are Useless (The Guardian)

Two doctors in France have written a book, The Guide to 4,000 Useful, Useless or Dangerous Medicines, and argue that many patients in France are wrongly prescribed medicines they don’t need or that are dangerous. The Professional Federation of Medical Industrialists has denounced the doctors’ views, criticizing them for being alarmist, imprecise and poorly documented, according to The Guardian.

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