Tag Archives: TGA

Post-truth therapy: alternative medicine with alternative facts

Last week’s Senate bill gives the green light to a thousand unsubstantiated alternative health claims. An advertiser’s smorgasbord. Continue reading

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Today Tonight: product promotion dressed as health news

Last Friday on the Seven Network’s Today Tonight (TT), an episode on arthritis featured respected GP Dr Robert Menz, who gave a very solid interview – warning about the over-use of opioid medications, and promoting exercise and weight loss. Dr … Continue reading

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TGA Advertising Code needs tiger teeth

At the risk of boring readers senseless, occasionally I write submissions aimed at making the world a better place, one regulatory code at a time. All humour self-edited out, although some sarcasm sneaks through: “…it is not entirely clear why those … Continue reading

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