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Imagine it’s the late 19th century. Modern medicine is in its infancy. Folk cures, snake oil, and patent medicines are still being peddled to naive consumers and a nascent market for legitimate pharmaceuticals struggles to balance profit and genuine benefit for patients. A desperate public, struggling with diseases like tuberculosis and polio needed real medicine but settled for whatever miracle cure they could find (or what early marketers told them would work). Then, in 1906, Congress passed the Food and Drugs Act, giving new powers to... [Read More]
by RSS Chris Dawson  |  Mar 16, 2015  |  Filed in: Industry Trends