Constant ads for meds with a list of side effects that seem 100% worse than what they are supposed to help.
Hey, you gotta a pain in your butt? Take this pill and frolic like the pretty people in this ad and it may work....it also may cause your butt to fall off, your arm to break, a stroke, your hair to turn green and could kill you. :-)
Often times in the same break they often play the lawyer spots, which tell you to call if these meds mamed or killed you. These commercials are played often on the TV diginets like Antenna and MeTV.
A lot of these "call to action" type spots on both TV and radio pay the station based on how many people call in to the 1-800 number to inquire, as opposed to paying a flat rate.
It is a sad reality of radio and TV today that these type of commercials are on so often.
Like Z said, it's all about the $$$!!!
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