(see also Capitalist Medicine)
Big Pharma Puts Block on Cheap Drug Imports. Nick Mathiason, Guardian (8/3/03).
2002 Fortune 500 Report on Pharmaceutical Industry. (4/15/02). Shows fabulous profitability.
On the Web: Specialized Sites
NofreeLunch.org- Center for Medical Consumers.
Pharmaceutical Research & Manufacturers of America. Industry association.
Greider, Katharine. “Offering hope-at a price,” Nation (6/9/03):26-28.
Lamb, Gregory. "Cheap drug imports- who wins," Christian Science Monitor (10/16/03):14.
Napoli, Maryann. “Dr. No Free Lunch,” Mother Jones (4-5/03):24
Marks, Alexandra. "Steep rise in abuse of legal drugs," Christian Science Monitor (10/1/03):11.
Silverstein, Ken. "Millions for Viagra, pennies for diseases of the poor. Research money goes to profitable lifestyle drugs," Nation (7/19/99):13-19.
In the Library: Non-Fiction Books
Angell, Marcia. The Truth About the Drug Companies: How they Deceive Us & What to Do About It (NY: Random House, 2004).
Barlett, Donald L. & James B. Steele. Critical Condition: How Health Care in America Became Big Business -- & Bad Medicine (NY: Doubleday, 2004).
Greider, Ketherine. The Big Fix: How the Pharmaeutical Industry Rips Off American Customers (NY: Public Affairs, 2003.
Kremer, Michael & Rachel Glennerster. Strong Medicine: Creating Incentives for Pharmaceutical Research on Neglected Diseases (Princeton NJ: Princeton, 200?).
Silverman, Milton. The Drugging of the Americas: How Multinational Drug Companies Say One thing about their Products to Physicians in the US, and Another to Physicians in Latin America (Berkeley, 1976).
In the Library: Fiction