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Greg Critser

Originally posted January 2006

Generation Rx

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Journalist Greg Critser has been writing about the pharmaceutical industry for several years, but was struck by a 2002 study showing that the average use of prescription drugs in the U.S. had doubled in only about 12 years' time. One out of every two Americans now takes at least one prescription drug a day, and one out of six people takes three or more prescriptions a day. Critser wanted to find out why. The result is his book Generation Rx.

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