Social Desirability and The Donald

Very few people saw this coming.  You could argue that undecided, silent voters are to blame, or maybe it’s the “overconfidence” of the Democratic party.  Sure, those were factors, but it could also be a bit of a chicken and egg phenomenon, as the Dems certainly had confidence in part due to the consistent lead…

Are new drugs really that bad for patients?

Sure, drug development and marketing are part of a standard business model in our country, particularly with massive funding toward leveraging marketing to drive product profitability. But according to a piece published on FiercePharma last year, most Pharma companies likely don’t spend more money on marketing than research and development. When you consider business operations, as part…