Are you taking your medicine or does it just look like it? Generic, off brand pharmaceuticals are causing serious health problems, and you likely already have them in your medicine cabinent. Why are off brand generic pharmaceuticals allowed to be so drastically different in quality? Thom Hartmann speaks with Katherine Eban, author of "Bottle Of Lies: The Inside Story Of Generic Drug Boom"
Katherine Eban, an investigative journalist, is a Vanity Fair contributor and Andrew Carnegie fellow. Her articles on pharmaceutical counterfeiting,and more have won international attention and numerous awards. Her first book, Dangerous Doses: a True Story of Cops, Counterfeiters and the Contamination of America’s Drug Supply, was named one of the Best Books of 2005 by Kirkus Reviews and was a Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers pick. She lectures frequently on the topic of pharmaceutical integrity. Her second book Bottle of Lies: The Inside Story of the Generic Drug Boom (Ecco/HarperCollins, May 2019) is a New York Times bestseller and a New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2019. Based on a decade of reporting, the book reveals endemic fraud and dire conditions in the overseas manufacturing plants where the majority of our low-cost generic medicine is made. Educated at Brown University and Oxford, where she was a Rhodes Scholar, Eban lives in Brooklyn with her husband, two daughters and Newfoundland dog Romeo.
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