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Attitudes to drugs

Whether it’s headaches, stomach pains or blood pressure, there seems to be a pill for everything. But do we want to turn to drugs to fix our health problems? In this week’s pick, discover how attitudes to drugs have changed over time, and consider the differences in how over-the-counter-medicines and more traditional remedies are viewed.

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