Pills with million side effects, take 'em when the pain's felt
We look to pharmaceuticals as a modern day Opium despite their inherent alteration of our natural physiology and thus their inevitable side effects.
Interesting factoid—Bayer lost some of its trademark rights to Heroin under the 1919 Treaty of Versailles.
Use and abuse of prescription drugs kill many more people in America than illicit drugs. What were previously seen as normal emotions e.g. sadness, anger etc. are increasingly being labelled as diseases and medicated, creating huge profits for the pharmaceutical industry.
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