[ExI] statins

Dave Sill sparge at gmail.com
Sun Sep 11 15:49:59 UTC 2016

On Sat, Sep 10, 2016 at 8:27 PM, Stathis Papaioannou <stathisp at gmail.com>

> Lifestyle changes are difficult for many people, otherwise they wouldn't
> risk an early death. But your response raises an interesting point: if
> there were a pill available that could easily rectify negative consequences
> of enjoyable but harmful behaviour, what would be wrong with that?

Nothing. The so-called morning-after abortion pill is pretty much in that
category. But there's a real risk of drug companies and doctors pushing
something as "health in a pill" when the reality is that it doesn't provide
health and has negative side effects and various interactions with drugs.

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