The Dirty Ties Between Docs and Drug Makers

The Dirty Ties Between Docs and Drug Makers

July 30, 2013

Doctors, are the decision-makers in prescribing drugs. And to be fair, they often don’t realize that to prescribe a brand-name drug often means switching from a generic that costs many times less. Costs are invisible to them. Which perversely means that the money that drug makers pump into the system has that much more power […]

Drug Abuse and Your Body: Exposed

Drug Abuse and Your Body: Exposed

July 22, 2013

Drugs impact every organ in the body. In this easy to read graphic, we demonstrate the impact of the most commonly abused drugs on the body’s organs and its systems. Symbols for different drugs make it easy for you to see which organs are affected by which drugs. Knowledge is powerful, find out more about […]

Drugs World

Drugs World

May 24, 2013

This visualization places common drugs on a map according to their effects. Cannabis (marijuana) is like a super drug, having both stimulant and depressant effects, as well as tranquilizing and hallucinogenic effects. Source

Annual Deaths From Alcohol, Tobacco & Drug Use

Annual Deaths From Alcohol, Tobacco & Drug Use

April 30, 2013

A chart illustrating the number of annual deaths from alcohol, tobacco, and drug use. Source

The Caffeinated Globe

The Caffeinated Globe

April 25, 2013

Everybody is suing everybody around them. According to the stats shown in this infographic based on the medical lawsuits, a medical malpractice case gets filed every two seconds in U.S.There are 21 states that are facing a medical liability crisis.71000 drug lawsuits have been filed in the federal court since the year 2001.2 out of […]

The Stats on Pharmaceutical Companies

The Stats on Pharmaceutical Companies

April 17, 2013

Americans pay some of the highest health care costs in the world. This infographic looks at the statistics on pharmaceutical companies and breaks down the real cost of prescription drugs and the state of drugs in America. Source

Drug Use today

Drug Use today

April 14, 2013

In a country of increasing drug addiction, more than half of all Americans aged 12 and older drink alcohol, with more han 25% of that figure binge drinking. Another 20 million use or abuse recreational drugs and prescription medications. Source

Why Americans pay so much for brand-name drugs

Why Americans pay so much for brand-name drugs

April 12, 2013

Prescription drugs are more expensive in the United States than in any other developed nation. In 2003, pharmaceutical purchases made up 11 percent of total US healthcare spending, and the amount continues to rise. While these costs hit consumers hard, health systems also feel the pinch, spending more on drugs than any other supply expense. […]

Drug Rehab

Drug Rehab

April 3, 2013

Although the current drug use statistics are overwhelming and shocking, we can and will beat the war on drugs. The way we do this is through the proper education, education, and more education. Rehab Alert compiled information and stats scattered around the net to create this eye-opening infographic. Source

Why Are Medications Cheaper in Canada?

Why Are Medications Cheaper in Canada?

March 26, 2013

Ever wonder why medications are cheaper in Canada than the United States? This infographic explains why drug prices are higher in the US than other industrialized countries. Source

Drug Addict Profiles

Drug Addict Profiles

March 7, 2013

Different types of drugs call for different types of addicts. This infographic shows how different drug addicts act differently. Source

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13 Strange Ways People Catch A High Around the World

January 27, 2013

Ever since they have figured out how to get high, kids have been experimenting with drugs. This infographic looks at the different – and strange – ways people around the world have attempted to escape their sober realities and get their buzz on. From licking frogs to smelling poop, people will try anything to get […]