Medicines and Drugs in the United States Term Paper by Jay Writtings LLC

Medicines and Drugs in the United States
A brief discussion on the pharmaceutical industry, drugs in the modern health care system, and drug advertisements.
# 117059 | 858 words | 7 sources | MLA | 2009 | US


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Description:

The paper relates that pharmaceutical companies are some of the most influential members of the health care system in the United States and discusses how increasing technological and medical advances have made the developments of 'wonder drugs' a feature of twentieth century health care. The paper then addresses the growing dependence upon wonder drugs to treat illnesses as well as the proliferation of drug ads. The paper contends that these ads may be misleading the public into taking drugs that are unsuitable or demanding drug treatment when another remedy would be preferable.

Outline:
The Pharmaceutical industry
Drugs in the Modern Health Care System
Drug Advertisements

From the Paper:

"Pharmaceutical companies are some of the most influential members of the health care system in the United States. There is a great deal to be gained by the companies in developing and producing new treatments, of medical experts increases the social importance of the companies, and allows them to sell their products as medically approved.
"Bayer, one of the biggest pharmaceutical companies in the United and not simply through sales. Producing treatments with the assistance States, has several departments primarily concerned with aspirin production, and part of their on-going development of the product is testing aspirin use in the treatment of heart disease."

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Bayer Emerging Science from http://www.bayeraspirin.com/emerging/primary.htm
  • Bayer Healthcare Professionals from http://www.bayeraspirin.com/81mg2.htm
  • Feldmen, Amy. Losing Faith in Wonder Drugs? CNN Money.com 1 Dec 2004.
  • OpEdNews SSRis_Wonder Drugs from Hell at http://www.opednews.com.articles/genera_evelyn_p_060227_ssris
  • Radetsky, P Last Days of the Wonder Drugs Discover Nov 1998.

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APA Format

Medicines and Drugs in the United States (2009, November 10) Retrieved December 08, 2019, from https://www.academon.com/term-paper/medicines-and-drugs-in-the-united-states-117059/

MLA Format

"Medicines and Drugs in the United States" 10 November 2009. Web. 08 December. 2019. <https://www.academon.com/term-paper/medicines-and-drugs-in-the-united-states-117059/>

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