“It was a doctor’s worst nightmare. Throughout the late ’80s and ’90s, clinicians had prescribed hormone therapy to millions of menopausal women to help with hot flashes and other unpleasant side effects. The treatment was also believed to lower a woman’s risk of heart attack or stroke. It seemed like a win-win.”
“But in 2002 a new study based on the Women’s Health Initiative delivered some jaw-dropping results.” Source | Can You Repeat That? | Stanford Medicine
While practicing as a Women’s Health Care Nurse Practitioner and writing prescriptions in the 1990’s, Heather had a hunch that the Hormone Replacement Scandal would happen. Hat’s off to Stanford University for bringing to light a very important subject about how our “scientific” studies are run just as Peter Jennings did in a piece on ABC News in 2002 called, “Bitter Medicine: Pills, Profits, and the Public Health.”
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October 18, 2016 9:14 pm