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Are people too dependent on Western medications?

Are people too dependent on Western medications?

After reading “Doctor’s battle with bad cholesterol” (Sept 6), I would ask if we humans are too dependent on Western drugs, which have side effects, to keep our body and mind healthy.

Since my early 20s, I have been consuming alternatives such as traditional Chinese medicines and natural supplements. Perhaps it is time that the World Health Organisation does more to promote healthier, natural products. Ace Kindred Cheong