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Ep. 7 “No tears for you!” say the pharmascolds

We discuss a tweet and a paper claiming that pharmaceutical companies don’t even need to produce effective drugs anymore.  All they need is “an effective marketing campaign” and billions of dollars in annual sales soon follow.  This is a very dubious claim on the face of it, but Anish did some investigating of his own.

LINKS:

Schwartz, LM, and Woloshin, S.  A Clear-Eyed View of Restasis and Chronic Dry Eye Disease

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