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How the drug industry distorts medicine and politics . America ’ s Other Drug Problem

  title={How the drug industry distorts medicine and politics . America ’ s Other Drug Problem},
  author={A. Relman and M. Angell},
he american health care system cannot live without the pharmaceutical industry, but it may not be able to live with it either, unless the industry is greatly reformed. For better and for worse, this enormous and hugely profitable enterprise has become a dominating presence in American life. It uses its great wealth and influence to ensure favorable government policies. It has also, with the acquiescence of a medical profession addicted to drug company largesse, assumed a role in directing… Expand
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