Protecting America's Health: The FDA, Business, and One Hundred Years of Regulation / Edition 1

Protecting America's Health: The FDA, Business, and One Hundred Years of Regulation / Edition 1

by Philip J. Hilts
     
 

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Protecting America's Health: The FDA, Business, and One Hundred Years of Regulation

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807855829
Publisher:
The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date:
09/27/2004
Edition description:
1
Pages:
424
Sales rank:
584,827
Product dimensions:
5.86(w) x 9.22(h) x 1.08(d)

Meet the Author

Philip J. Hilts is a health and science journalist who has been a correspondent for the New York Times and the Washington Post. He is author of four previous books, the most recent of which is Smokescreen: The Truth Behind the Tobacco Industry Cover-Up.

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Beginning of Regulation
Prologue: The Challenge3
Ch. 1Dr. Wiley's Time11
Ch. 2Commerce, Commerce, Commerce19
Ch. 3The Progressive Era35
Ch. 4The Law Succeeds, and Fails56
Ch. 5Capitalism in Crisis72
Ch. 6The Birth of the Modern Pharmaceutical Trade95
Ch. 7New Drugs, New Problems108
Ch. 8The Industry Ascendant117
Ch. 9The Grand Bargain129
Ch. 10Thalidomide144
Ch. 11Science Meets Policy166
Ch. 12Partisan Politics178
Ch. 13The Limits of Policy202
Ch. 14Deregulation210
Ch. 15The Medical Officer224
Ch. 16The Modern Plague236
Ch. 17A Progressive255
Ch. 18Drug Lag Revisited276
Ch. 19An Anti-regulatory Campaign291
Ch. 20The Argument Is Joined309
Ch. 21Old-fashioned Politics325
Epilogue: Greed and Goodness338
Notes345
Selected Bibliography373
Acknowledgments379
Index381

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