Dr. Hadler responds to new study promoting the use of statin drugs

Dr. Nortin Hadler, author of Worried Sick: A Prescription for Health in an Overtreated America, writes regularly for abcnews.com. Yesterday, he responded to the release of new study results showing that a cholesterol-lowering drug could be beneficial for patients who don’t even have high cholesterol. Hadler begins: On March 31, 2008, pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca trumpeted… Continue Reading Dr. Hadler responds to new study promoting the use of statin drugs

Dr. Hadler Advises to Think Twice about That Colonoscopy

Dr. Nortin Hadler, author of Worried Sick: A Prescription for Health in an Overtreated America, writes occasional commentaries for ABC News online. In his most recent piece, published Friday, Hadler discusses the screening of health conditions that may — or may not — significantly affect your lifespan or your quality of life. He suggests you… Continue Reading Dr. Hadler Advises to Think Twice about That Colonoscopy