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Drug Ads Influence Perception of Wellness

Ann Arbor, MI – A series of essays in the medical journal 'Lancet' deal with the subject of
"medicalization", or the way drug advertisements and other influences impact our perceptions of disease and wellness. The essays lead author is a University of Michigan psychiatrist. Click on the audio icon to hear more on the story from WEMU's Bob Eccles.