Dr Clare Gerada
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Prescription drug survey: 'Too many medicines, not enough health'

Men and women in England are being "over-treated and over-diagnosed", a doctor has claimed.

Results from the comprehensive Health Survey for England found that half of women and 43% of men in England are now regularly taking prescription drugs.

Dr Clare Gerada, a GP, told the BBC that a culture of "too many medicines and not enough health" had developed.

  • 10 Dec 2014
  • From the section Health
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