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Protecting America's Health: The FDA, Business, and One Hundred Years of Regulation

Philip J. Hilts
Format
Book
Published
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2003.
Edition
1st ed
Language
English
ISBN
037540466X
Contents
  • Introduction: the beginning of regulation
  • Prologue: the challenge
  • Dr. Wiley's time
  • Commerce, commerce, commerce
  • The progressive era
  • The law succeeds, and fails
  • Capitalism in crisis
  • The birth of the modern pharmaceutical trade
  • New drugs, new problems
  • The industry ascendant
  • The grand bargain
  • Thalidomide
  • Science meets policy
  • Partisan politics
  • The limits of policy
  • Deregulation
  • The medical officer
  • The modern plague
  • A progressive
  • Drug lag revisited
  • An anti- regulatory campaign
  • The argument in joined
  • Old-fashioned politics
  • Epilogue: Greed and goodness.
Description
xvi, 394 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 373-378) and index.
Local Notes
Purchased with support from the Eugene Neff Memorial Fund.
Technical Details
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