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4.0 out of 5 stars thoroughly researched
This book is filled with detailed information on drug companies, development and marketing of drugs, federal regulation of drug companies, academic drug research, and some of the interesting characters involved in all of this. It comes across as slightly against big pharma, but not overly so. It may be a touch dry, with a touch more emphasis on the bureaucratic aspects of...
Published on 1 Dec. 2007 by Paul J. Fitzgerald

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3.0 out of 5 stars Hard research work. Very serious
It is not a book oriented to health care professionals but we should recognise the remarkable research work that Goozner must have carried out to write this book. The research is really thorough outlining some of the most infamous cases in the Big Pharma history from the very deepest root. Well done.

I missed having more variety of problems and I found that the...
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4.0 out of 5 stars thoroughly researched, 1 Dec. 2007
This review is from: The $800 Million Pill: The Truth Behind the Cost of New Drugs (Paperback)
This book is filled with detailed information on drug companies, development and marketing of drugs, federal regulation of drug companies, academic drug research, and some of the interesting characters involved in all of this. It comes across as slightly against big pharma, but not overly so. It may be a touch dry, with a touch more emphasis on the bureaucratic aspects of the drug development process, but definitely worth a read if you're interested in why prescription drugs cost so much in America and where this is all leading. Author of Adjust Your Brain: A Practical Theory for Maximizing Mental Health.
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3.0 out of 5 stars Hard research work. Very serious, 30 Nov. 2009
This review is from: The $800 Million Pill: The Truth Behind the Cost of New Drugs (Paperback)
It is not a book oriented to health care professionals but we should recognise the remarkable research work that Goozner must have carried out to write this book. The research is really thorough outlining some of the most infamous cases in the Big Pharma history from the very deepest root. Well done.

I missed having more variety of problems and I found that the book overall was very basic technically talking.
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The $800 Million Pill: The Truth Behind the Cost of New Drugs by Merrill Goozner (Paperback - 29 Sept. 2005)
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