No More Scare Tactics

A couple of weeks ago, I was watching a television show, and a pharmaceutical commercial came on.  It showed children playing happily in a park, running through sprinklers, radiating rosy-cheeked good health.  Then the announcer ominously spoke:

“This is how [scary disease name] can look just 24 hours before it takes a child's life.”


Was that really necessary, Giant Pharmaceutical Company?… {