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Dangerous Doses: How Counterfeiters Are Contaminating America's Drug Supply
by Katherine Eban
Publisher:
Harcourt 
Year:
2005 
ISBN:
0151010501 
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Reviewed by Katharine Mieszkowski, 6/1/2005

The Food and Drug Administration continues to maintain that a patient has a better chance of being struck by lightning than of taking bad medicine. But Eban makes a convincing case that while Bush and Co. keep talking about the hazards of U.S. citizens’ buying prescription drugs at cheaper prices from foreign markets, such as Canada, the FDA can’t credibly guarantee the safety of the U.S. drug supply…

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2 Comments »

  1. I just finished this potboiler and think it’s great summer reading. Most of the action takes place in Southern Florida but the impliations are national. It is another example of real life being stranger and scarier than fiction.

    Comment by Fred72a — 6/7/2005 @ 2:39 pm

  2. Thanks

    Comment by mac alex — 4/29/2006 @ 5:49 am

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