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The great American medicine show

the unhealthy state of U.S. medical care, and what can be done about it

by Spencer Klaw

  • 12 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Viking Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.,
  • U.S.
    • Subjects:
    • Medical economics -- United States.,
    • Medical care -- United States.,
    • Delivery of health care -- U.S.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementSpencer Klaw.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRA410.53 .K58 1975
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 316 p. ;
      Number of Pages316
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5198933M
      ISBN 100670348368
      LC Control Number75022040

      The Great American Read is made possible by the Anne Ray Foundation and public television viewers. Additional engagement funding for The Great American Read is made possible by CPB. We know there’s been genius in American medicine, but it seems to have been lost while we were arguing over it and taken over by money and big business. Elisabeth Rosenthal, author of the recent tell all on our national disease— An American Sickness: How Healthcare Became Big Business and How You Can Take It Back— is our main guide for.

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        The American Medical Association reprinted the entire Collier's series in a book also entitled The Great American Fraud and sold , at 50 cents a copy. In the AMA set up its own chemical laboratory to evaluate which products were worthy of being granted permission to advertise in the AMA Journal. Dr. Corporations don't spend that kind of money to dramatize the severity of their products' nasty side effects. As two ad execs giddily put it in a report to the industry, "The ultimate goal of DTC advertising is to stimulate consumers to ask their doctors about the advertised drug and then, hopefully, get the prescription." Obviously, to "get the prescription," corporate ads don't stress.


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