April 15, 1998
At the same time modern medicine ignores Linus Pauling's recommendations for controlling and even "curing" heart disease, we learn from a JAMA study that "Bad reactions to prescription and over-the-counter medicines kill more than 100,000 Americans and seriously injure an additional 2.1 million every year."
Such reactions, which do not include prescribing errors or drug abuse, rank at least sixth among U. S. causes of death -- behind heart disease, cancer, lung disease, strokes, and accidents.
Vitamins versus Drugs - no contest
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