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Everyone talks about health care, but few ask why we're so sick to begin with. Melody Petersen's book goes a long way toward explaining that the people who came up with the 'cures' are actually the problem."

-Bill Maher, host of HBO's "Real Time with Bill Maher"


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Prescription medicines can help you if you get the right drug at the right time. But over the last 25 years, a powerful force has made that less likely to happen. That force is aggressive promotion on the part of the pharmaceutical industry. The big drug companies have learned that if they spend enough promoting a drug – even one that often doesn’t work as advertised – they can earn billions of dollars. binary options trading in tagalog

The consequences of this industrial strategy have been devastating because all drugs have risks. It is estimated that more than 100,000 Americans – about 270 each day – die from medicines they've taken just as the doctor directed. Continue reading...


The Author

Melody Petersen
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binary option trade in tagalog Melody Petersen is a former reporter for the New York Times, for which she covered the pharmaceutical industry.