While testing stations, I stumbled onto Clak Howard – the general topic of discussion was generic medications and whether they are as good as the brand names.
Clark indicated that he has acquiesced to his doctor to take cholesterol medication once a day, even though Clark’s cholesterol is normal… Well high normal!
Hey the speed limit on this road is 65 – slow down!
but I’m only going 60!
Wow, that’s really high – do you know you’re “Pre speeding!”? Do you want to kill us?
How fast should I go?
Well, you’re allowed to go 45 – that will be much safer! If everyone went 45, imagine how much safer we’ll all be!
Pay no attention that the FDA is warning that statins can cause liver damage and type 2 diabetes, and that taking medications to lower blood cholesterol levels has no effect on mortality or morbidity
I just can’t wait until non-compliance with your doctor’s orders becomes a criminal offense or at least prima facia evidence of a mental disorder.