#HCSM: Industry & The FDA

#HCSM: Industry & The FDA

Scroll down for the fifth entry of this 6-part blog series on Healthcare and Social Media!

  1. #HCSM Series: Listen Up Medical Providers
  2. #HCSM Series: Keeping It Professional
  3. #HCSM Series: For The Patients

  4. #HCSM Series: Public Health Impact

  5. #HCSM Series: Industry and the FDA
  6. #HCSM Series: Shaping Medical Education

Studies have shown that 60% of Americans turn to the internet for medical advice. It's obvious how social media naturally seems like another method pharmaceutical companies can quickly and easily advertise to consumers. Are pharmaceutical companies alone in trying to tap into our unconscious? Would you be surprised if I told you that you could be inadvertently perpetuating such behavior?  

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