What Americans Don’t Know About Their Medications – The Atlantic

Read article - Quotes Steven Woloshin, professor of medicine, community and family medicine, and of The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, in an article about the need for better warning labels on drugs. Woloshin and the late Geisel professor Lisa Schwartz developed a "drug-facts box"—a one-page sheet that doctors would give to patients or that would be accessed via a website or app. Woloshin envisioned it as a nutrition label, but for prescription drugs. "If they can do that for Cocoa Krispies, why can't you do it for Lipitor?" Woloshin said.