Bad Pharma

Bad Pharma

How Drug Companies Mislead Doctors and Harm Patients

Book - 2013
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Goldacre puts the 600-billion-dollar global pharmaceutical industry under the microscope. What he reveals is a fascinating, terrifying mess.
Publisher: New York : Faber and Faber, 2013
Edition: 1st American ed
ISBN: 9780865478008
0865478007
Branch Call Number: 615.1 G5639b 2013
Characteristics: xvii, 426 p. : ill. ; 22 cm

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Jan 17, 2016

This book along with The Great Cholesterol Myth will make you wonder about the soundness of the physicians prescriptions.
It certainly appears that institutions were setup to serve the employees and lobbying companies rather than the public.

Too bad Goldacre only has the power to influence rather than enforce laws.

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Jul 23, 2013

An incredible indictment of the pharaceutical industry by a muckraking British doctor. [An outstanding book to read concurrently or after this book is Morbid Symptoms, from the Socialist Register; subtitled, Health Under Capitalism.]

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