Why do we do things that are bad for us — or not do things that are good for us — even in light of overwhelming evidence?

As someone with a long career in pharmacy, I have witnessed some pretty dramatic shifts in public health behavior. But I won’t sugarcoat it. It generally takes years — or even decades — of dragging people, kicking and screaming, to finally achieve new and improved societal norms.

Randy P. Juhl, retired Vice Chancellor for Research Conduct and Compliance for the University of Pittsburgh and Distinguished Service Professor of Pharmacy, wrote this for The Conversation, an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts. Read the original article at theconversation.com.

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Bulldog

Thanks comrade for that long winded communist manifesto

natives5

From the man who wants one party control.

Bulldog

I would say that would be you. You accept fraud and corruption just as long as brain dead biden gets into office

Father of Six

Man he gets under your skin. My ten year old has to have the last word too.

Bulldog

Meh. They are like little green flies. All they do is eat you know what, and pester people.

natives5

I thought you and Bulldog were related lol.

natives5

“ Even the most prominent ideologues run to the hospital to get the best treatments science can offer when the effect of their maskless behavior rears up to bite them.“. Enough said.

Bulldog

Yeah like people who come here from other nations hoping to escape government ran healthcare

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