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Pharma : greed, lies, and the poisoning of America / Gerald Posner.

Posner, Gerald L., (author.).

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  • 0 of 1 copy available at Bethlehem Area Public Library System.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Bethlehem Main Library 338.476 (Text) 33062009282030 New Adult Non-Fiction Checked Out 08/21/2020

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781501151897
  • ISBN: 1501151894
  • Physical Description: xi, 802 pages ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First Avid Reader Press hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Avid Reader Press, 2020.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary, etc.:
Pharmaceutical breakthroughs such as antibiotics and vaccines rank among some of the greatest advancements in human history. Yet exorbitant prices for life-saving drugs, safety recalls affecting tens of millions of Americans, and soaring rates of addiction and overdose on prescription opioids have caused many to lose faith in drug companies. Now, Americans are demanding a national reckoning with a monolithic industry.
Subject: Pharmaceutical industry > United States.
Pharmaceutical industry > Corrupt practices > United States.
Pharmaceutical industry > Moral and ethical aspects.
Prescription pricing > United States.
Drugs > Prices > United States.
Purdue Pharma L.P.
Summary: Pharmaceutical breakthroughs such as antibiotics and vaccines rank among some of the greatest advancements in human history. Yet exorbitant prices for life-saving drugs, safety recalls affecting tens of millions of Americans, and soaring rates of addiction and overdose on prescription opioids have caused many to lose faith in drug companies. Now, Americans are demanding a national reckoning with a monolithic industry.

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