Inside the FDA The Business and Politics Behind the Drugs We Take and the Food We Eat

ISBN-10: 0471610917
ISBN-13: 9780471610915
Edition: 2005
Authors: Fran Hawthorne
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Description: An expos of the people, practices & policies of the US Food and Drugs Administration. This agency has come under severe attack in recent years, accused of both delaying needed drugs getting to market & of rushing untested drugs to market.

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List price: $39.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/25/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 338
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

An expos of the people, practices & policies of the US Food and Drugs Administration. This agency has come under severe attack in recent years, accused of both delaying needed drugs getting to market & of rushing untested drugs to market.

FRAN HAWTHORNE is Senior Contributing Editor of Institutional Investor and has connections deep within the business and finance communities. Hawthorne has been covering health care and business for more than twenty years for Fortune, Crain's New York Business, and other publications, and she now writes regularly for such newspapers and magazines as the New York Times, Worth, and Self. She is the author of The Merck Druggernaut, which is also published by Wiley.

Acknowledgements
Introduction
Case Study - Chasing Cancer
Beyond Science
The First 100 Years
"You Don't Know Which Agency Is in Charge"
Truckloads of Paper
Case Study - The Return of Thalidomide
How Picky Is the FDA?
How Powerful Is Industry?
Case Study -- The Death of Monica George
When Consumers Get Angry
A Political Pawn

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