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If you have access to HBO and can watch the whole April 24 Real Time segment and get by JFK Jr's quavering voice you might find it interesting - many points are raised about the drug approval/scientific review process. And amongst other things Kennedy says he can't get on the networks, and mentions that the network newscasts are heavy with pharma advertising, which is quite true. For example, you see this ad often these days...

 

 

www.nytimes.com/2015/02/25/business/shire-maker-of-binge-eating-drug-vyvanse-first-marketed-the-disease.html

 

 

Also on the developing pharma front tonight I saw this on the CBS Evening News...

 

http://www.cbsnews.com/videos/new-tests-for-common-gastrointestinal-disorder-2/

 

That was a news feature story, not a commercial, but the commercials will surely come. 45 million users - did someone pull that number out of their ...

 

45 mil - not chopped liver - but it pales in comparison to the size of the vaccine market.

 

There's really nothing in modern life that's any different than what came before, it's just that now everything's on ... steroids.

 

P.S. If you get depressed reading all this stuff worry not, there are plenty of drugs available to treat that, and Docs to write the scrips.


Edited by jc-ski - 5/18/15 at 6:48pm