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The Truth about Drug Companies

Marcia Angell

The Truth about Drug Companies

by Marcia Angell

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Published by Books On Tape .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Industries - General,
  • Pharmacology,
  • Abridged Audio - Business/Professional

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsKate Reading (Narrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatAudio CD
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11756483M
    ISBN 101415904553
    ISBN 109781415904558

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“The Truth About the Drug Companies is a sober, clear-eyed attack on the excesses of drug company power a lucid, persuasive, and highly important book.” —The Boston Sunday Globe “Her prose is clear and readable Angell does an excellent job [making] a convincing case against Big Pharma.” —Chicago Sun-TimesCited by: Marcia Angell provides a particularly startling example in her book, The Truth about the Drug Companies: Lauren Bacall, for instance, in conversation with Matt Lauer on the Today show, spoke about a friend who had become blind from macular degeneration.

She urged the audience to get tested for it and mentioned the Novartis drug Visudyne/5(82). In spite of a lack of innovative drugs and continuously growing prices, the drug companies invest most of their time and money in marketing, legal maneuvers to extend patient rights, and government lobbying to prevent price regulation/5().

Written with fierce passion and substantiated with in-depth research, The Truth About the Drug Companies is a searing indictment of an industry that has spun out of control. About The Truth About the Drug Companies.

During her two decades at The New England Journal of Medicine, Dr. Marcia Angell had a front-row seat on the appalling spectacle of the pharmaceutical industry. Written with fierce passion and substantiated with in-depth research, The Truth About the Drug Companies is a searing indictment of an industry that has spun out 4/5(2).

Every day Americans are subjected to a barrage of advertising by the pharmaceutical industry. Mixed in with the pitches for a particular drug—usually featuring beautiful people enjoying themselves in the great outdoors—is a more general message.

Angell is a former editor in chief of the prestigious New England Journal of Medicine. She is currently a senior lecturer in social medicine at Harvard Medical School. The full title of the book is The Truth About the Drug Companies: How They Deceive Us and What to Do About It.

The Truth about Drug Companies: How They Deceive Us and What to Do about It Article (PDF Available) in Journal of the National Medical Association 98(5) May with 5, Reads.

“The Truth About the Drug Companies is a sober, clear-eyed attack on the excesses of drug company power a lucid, persuasive, and highly important book.” —The Boston Sunday Globe “Her prose is clear and readable Angell does an excellent job [making] a convincing case against Big Pharma.” —Chicago Sun-Times/5().

-- Publishers Weekly " The Truth About the Drug Companies is a sober, clear-eyed attack on the excesses of drug company power a lucid, persuasive, and highly important book." -- The Boston Sunday Globe "Her prose is clear and readable Angell does an excellent job [making] a convincing case against Big Pharma."/5().

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In her new book, The Truth About Drug Companies: How They Deceive Us and What to Do About It (reviewed in the current issue of Mother Jones), the former editor of the New England Journal. In her article "The Truth About the Drug Companies", published in The New York Review of Books, Angell wrote: The combined profits for the ten drug companies in the Fortune ($ billion) were more than the profits for all the other businesses put together ($ billion) [in ] Over the past two decades the pharmaceutical industry has moved very far from its original high purpose of Born: Ap (age 80), Knoxville, Tennessee, U.S.

D r Marcia Angell, a member of Harvard Medical School's Department of Social Medicine, has written a painstakingly researched book on the wiles and ways of what has come to be called “big pharma.” It is a clear exposé of the American drug industry and is written in the impassioned but impeccable prose we expect from a former editor of the New England Journal of Medicine.

Angell Cited by: 2. One of the great exposés of all time, "The Truth About the Drug Companies" punctures much of the self-generated publicity of what has come to be called "Big Pharma. Beautifully written, edited and referenced in academic style, Dr. Angell begins softly and with understatement, building logically to a shattering set of conclusions and by: Written with fierce passion and substantiated with in-depth research, The Truth About the Drug Companies is a searing indictment of an industry that has spun out of control.

About the Author. Written with fierce passion and substantiated with in-depth research, The Truth About the Drug Companies is a searing indictment of an industry that has spun out of : Marcia Angell. "If you've ever suffered prescription drug sticker shock, Dr.

Marcia Angell's The Truth About the Drug Companies is the book for you."--Newsday "In-depth and insightful"--Rocky Mountain News "Put your money on Angell. We need to know why drugs cost what they do, and we need to know how our physicians choose the drugs they give us."4/5().

'The Truth About the Drug Companies' By Marcia Angell. but my focus in this book will be mainly on how the drug companies operate in the United States. The top ten drug companies Author: Marcia Angell.

Correction Appended. THE TRUTH ABOUT THE DRUG COMPANIES How They Deceive Us and What to Do About It. By Marcia Angell. pp. Random House. $The Truth About Drug Companies: How They Deceive Us and What to Do About It Marcia Angell, M.D.

Former was Editor in Chief of The New England Journal of Medicine (one of the two most prestigious medical journals in the U.S.) and is now a member of the Harvard Medical School.