In this video learn the importance of taking an active role in your (hospital) healthcare decisions.
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Male Speaker: Time now for a Health for Life minute. Female Speaker: Every prescription drug goes through 15 to 20 years of testing, but why? What takes so long? The brand name companies, who develop the drug, have to spend that much time just in research and development. Six and half years of original discovery work is needed then an additional seven years of comprehensive human testing only after the US pattern of proceed. The brand name companies compile 14 years of scientific data to file a new drug application then the US pattern office takes another year and a half to review and approve. And through this process the consumer can have peace of mind; knowing, everything possible has been done to produce a quality drug.