On the Take: How Medicine's Complicity with Big Business Can Endanger Your Health

On the Take: How Medicine's Complicity with Big Business Can Endanger Your Health

by Jerome P, Kassirer
3.5 2
ISBN-10:
0195176847
ISBN-13:
9780195176841
Pub. Date:
10/18/2004
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
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On the Take: How Medicine's Complicity with Big Business Can Endanger Your Health 3.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Fascism, Mussolini said, is the control of the State by the Corporations. And he certainly knew! Most Pharmas have links to Nazi chemical corporations. Years ago, a founder of Merck stated that he would like all people to be on drugs to keep them well. Big Pharma and its subsidiaries make up half the stock market - a dangerous amount. The contributions of Big Pharma to charities, nonprofits and governments almost guarantee that what the donor wants, not what the people need, will be done. We need to stop being 'sheeple'. and become responsible for our own health. There is much that we can do for ourselves with diet, exercise and vitamins. We should question what drugs are being advertised to us and why doctors, who now seem to 'swear by the Dollar', push medications on us.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Dr. Kassirer has taken an extreme view and paints the entire medical profession with his cynical brush. His statements about how easily highly respected academic physicians serve as stooges for drug companies are without foundation and an insult to the hard-working men in women in that profession.