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Deadly monopolies : the shocking corporate takeover of life itself, and the consequences for your health and our medical future

Author: Harriet A Washington
Publisher: New York : Anchor Books, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First Anchor books editionView all editions and formats
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"An in-depth exploration of the way the pharmaceutical industry is manipulating us and our world"--Provided by publisher.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harriet A Washington
ISBN: 9780767931236 0767931238
OCLC Number: 816351542
Notes: Originally published: New York : Doubleday, 2011.
Description: 433 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction: Patents, profits, and the high cost of living --
A new lease on life --The high cost of living --
Hitting the brakes --
Poison pills --
Gene patents --
Liquid assets, lethal risks --
A traffic in tissues --
Biocolonialism --
The laboratory of the west --
Epilogue: Back to the future?
Responsibility: Harriet A. Washington.

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