The Resource Generation Rx : how prescription drugs are altering American lives, minds, and bodies, Greg Critser, (ebook)

Generation Rx : how prescription drugs are altering American lives, minds, and bodies, Greg Critser, (ebook)

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Generation Rx : how prescription drugs are altering American lives, minds, and bodies
Title
Generation Rx
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how prescription drugs are altering American lives, minds, and bodies
Statement of responsibility
Greg Critser
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Language
eng
Summary
Greg Critser's brilliantly incisive Generation Rx moves the conversation about prescription drugs to where it hits home: our own bodies. How, he asks, has "big pharma" created a nation of pharmaceutical tribes, each with its own unique beliefs, taboos, and brand loyalties? How have powerful chemical compounds for chronic diseases, once controlled by physicians, become substances we feel entitled to, whether we need them or not? How did we come to hate drug companies but love their pills? Read on in Generation Rx for: -- exclusive interviews with the strategists, scientists, and current and former heads of GlaxoSmithKline, Eli Lilly, Merck, Roche, and more -- a first-ever, inside look at the rollicking business story behind pharma's rise to power -- the dramatic effects our drug culture is having on our major organs, from the liver to the heart to the brain -- why old bodies and young bodies are the biggest, and riskiest, arenas for our great American prescription pill party -- how the largely uncharted terrain of polypharmacy (various drugs taken together) has unleashed unanticipated, often deadly, consequences on unwitting patientsGeneration Rx will make every American who has ever taken a prescription drug look anew at what's in our medicine cabinets, and why
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Critser, Greg
Dewey number
338.4/76151
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Drug utilization
  • Pharmaceutical industry
  • Drugs
  • Electronic books
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adult
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Generation Rx : how prescription drugs are altering American lives, minds, and bodies, Greg Critser, (ebook)
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9780547561615
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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MWT12016742
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12016742
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Generation Rx : how prescription drugs are altering American lives, minds, and bodies, Greg Critser, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780547561615
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12016742
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12016742
System control number
MWT12016742
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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