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Our Daily Meds : We are being deliberately misled by drug companies says journalist Melody Petersen
Monday, May 19, 2008 11:47 am Email this article
"Are we being deliberately misled [ by drug companies ] ?", Bill Moyers asked Melody Petersen, author of a new book called Our Daily Meds: How The Pharmaceutical Companies Transformed Themselves Into Slick Marketing Machines And Hooked The Nation On Prescription Drugs.
"Yes, yes. Looking at documents from inside drug companies, yes, I would say that we are being misled deliberately," Petersen answered. Former New York Times Journalist
Melody former covered the drug industry for the New York Times
Melody, who formerly covered the drug industry for the New York Times, revealed this last Friday night, May 16th, 2008, in an interview with Bill Moyers on his PBS television program Journal.
Petersen M. Our Daily Meds : How the Pharmaceutical Companies Transformed Themselves Into Slick Marketing Machines and Hooked the Nation on Prescription Drugs. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2008.
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