Doctors in spotlight as another ABC show looks at 'too much medicine'

WEEKS after Four Corners' alleged expose of doctors squandering the nation's health budget, another flagship ABC show has examined the impact of “too much medicine”.

Catalyst, the ABC's top-rating science program, broadcast last night, looks at the overprescription of statins, antidepressants and antihypertensives.

It also examines the benefits and harms resulting from mammogram screening.

The show quotes a recent