Generation Rx: How Prescription Drugs Are Altering American Lives, Minds, and Bodies by Greg Critser

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Generation Rx: How Prescription Drugs Are Altering American Lives, Minds, and Bodies

'"In this informed study, Critser sounds the impassioned alert that your medicine cabinet may be hazardous to your health." Library Journal, starred review "The saga of big pharma gives new meaning to the term 'slippery slope' . . . solid, thorough, and told with vigor." —Publishers Weekly "If a knowledgeable public is the key, this straightforward, highly readable book is a step in the right direction." —Kirkus Reviews "What Fast Food Nation did for the way Americans eat, Greg Critser does forth way we medicate ourselves." —Michael Pollan "Provocative . . . he does a lucid job conveying the dramatic ways in which the development and marketing of pharmaceuticals have changed over the last two decades and the equally dramatic and often disturbing consequences of this phenomenon." —The New York Times "Critser has a knack for turning the words of the pharmaceutical industry . . . against it, packing every page with enough 'Oh, wow!' information to jade even the most hardened cynic." —Booklist, ALA, starred review Reader's Prize 2005: "While if may have been about time someone levied some harsh criticism against the pharmaceutical industry, Critser goes above and beyond the call of duty." —Elle'
'"In this informed study, Critser sounds the impassioned alert that your medicine cabinet may be hazardous to your health." Library Journal, starred review "The saga of big pharma gives new meaning to the term 'slippery slope' . . . solid, thorough, and told with vigor." —Publishers Weekly "If a knowledgeable public is the key, this straightforward, highly readable book is a step in the right direction." —Kirkus Reviews "What Fast Food Nation did for the way Americans eat, Greg Critser does forth way we medicate ourselves." —Michael Pollan "Provocative . . . he does a lucid job conveying the dramatic ways in which the development and marketing of pharmaceuticals have changed over the last two decades and the equally dramatic and often disturbing consequences of this phenomenon." —The New York Times "Critser has a knack for turning the words of the pharmaceutical industry . . . against it, packing every page with enough 'Oh, wow!' information to jade even the most hardened cynic." —Booklist, ALA, starred review Reader's Prize 2005: "While if may have been about time someone levied some harsh criticism against the pharmaceutical industry, Critser goes above and beyond the call of duty." —Elle'
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt ISBN: 9780547561615 Pages: 320