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What's good for pharma is good for America

Critics of drug companies vastly overstate the industry's financial well-being -- and overlook its indispensable contributions to the future of public health

By Richard A. Epstein
December 3, 2006

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THE WINDS OF POLITICAL FORTUNE have brought the Democrats into power in both houses of Congress, and high on their 2007 agenda is tightening the regulatory screws on the pharmaceutical industry. It seems highly likely that the new Congress will seek to intervene on such hot-button issues as FDA oversight of drug safety, patent protection, and drug pricing. (Full article: 1741 words)

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